The Anthropology Major coursework requirements are challenging but flexible; the major is designed to provide a strong foundation in anthropology while encouraging interdisciplinary studies.
- 36 Credits Total–30 of those credits at 190 level or above
- At least one class in 3 out of the 4 subfields (Cultural, Biological, Archaeology, Linguistics) at 300 level or above
- 364-Junior Year Writing Class
- 281 Methods in Anthropology
- “Doing” Course–These are courses that put anthropological theory and methods into practice, many anthropology courses qualify as doing course
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.