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Requirements and Progression

The Anthropology Major coursework requirements are challenging but flexible; the major is designed to provide a strong foundation in anthropology while encouraging interdisciplinary studies.

Anthropology Requirements

  • —36 Credits Total–30 of those credits  at 190 level or above
  • 364-—Junior Year Writing Class
  • 281 Methods in Anthropology

There is no mandatory sequence for meeting the above requirements; when and how to take the above requirements will vary depending on student interests, plan, and schedule.  However, students should meet with an anthropology advisor to ensure that requirements are being met in a timely and effective way. In addition, students should use the following as a general guide for developing their coursework and related academic and co-curricular activity.