Cultural Anthropology, BA

Complete all courses listed below unless otherwise indicated. Also complete any corequisite labs, recitations, clinicals, or tools courses where specified and complete any additional courses needed beyond specific college and major requirements to satisfy graduation credit requirements.

University-Wide Requirements

All undergraduate students are required to complete the University-Wide Requirements.

NUpath Requirements

All undergraduate students are required to complete the NUpath Requirements.

BA Language Requirements

All BA students are required to complete the BA language requirements.

Cultural Anthropology Major Requirements

Cultural Anthropology
A grade of C or higher is required: 1
ANTH 1101Peoples and Cultures4
ANTH 2305Global Markets and Local Culture4
ANTH 3421Foundations of Anthropological Theory4
ANTH 3410Ethnographic Field Experience4
ANTH 4600Senior Seminar4
SOCL 1101Introduction to Sociology4
Advanced Area Courses
A grade of C or higher is required. Additional courses taken in this section may be used as electives.
Complete two of the following:8
Ethnography of Southeast Asia
Latin American Society and Development
Native North Americans
Anthropology of Africa
Culture and Politics in Modern India
Anthropology Electives
Complete six ANTH courses. Two study- abroad courses may count toward this requirement with prior permission from the department.24
Social Science Electives
Complete three social science courses from the following subject areas. Social science electives may not include music or art: AFRS, AFAM, CRIM, ECON, HUSV, HIST, INTL, LING, LPSC, POLS, PSYC, or SOCL.12
1

Students must choose between a one-semester senior project, which they would complete in the context of Senior Seminar (ANTH 4600), or a two-semester senior thesis, which would require them to also enroll in a fall-semester directed study.

Cultural Anthropology Major Credit Requirement

Complete 68 semester hours in the major.

Program Requirement

128 total semester hours required

Five Years, Three Co-ops in Summer 2/Fall

Year 1
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
ANTH 10001SOCL 11014Vacation0Vacation0
ANTH 11014Anthropology elective4  
Social science elective4ENGW 11114  
Elective4MATH 12154  
Elective4   
 17 16 0 0
Year 2
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
ANTH 23004Social science elective4Vacation0Co-op0
Foreign language core course4Foreign language core course4  
Social science elective4Elective4  
Elective4Anthropology elective4  
 EESH 20001  
 16 17 0 0
Year 3
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
Co-op0Advanced area ANTH 4500–ANTH 45154ANTH 23054Co-op0
 Anthropology elective4Elective4 
 ENGW 33154  
 Foreign language core course4  
 0 16 8 0
Year 4
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
Co-op0Advanced area ANTH 4500–ANTH 45154Elective4Co-op0
 Anthropology elective4Elective4 
 Elective4  
 Elective4  
 0 16 8 0
Year 5
FallHoursSpringHours  
Co-op0ANTH 46004  
 Elective4  
 Anthropology elective4  
 Elective4  
 0 16  
Total Hours: 130

Five Years, Three Co-ops in Spring/Summer 1

Year 1
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
ANTH 10001SOCL 11014Vacation0Vacation0
ANTH 11014Anthropology elective4  
Social science elective4ENGW 11114  
Elective4MATH 12154  
Elective4   
 17 16 0 0
Year 2
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
ANTH 23004Co-op0Co-op0Foreign language core course4
Foreign language core course4  Elective4
Social science elective4   
Anthropology elective4   
EESH 20001   
 17 0 0 8
Year 3
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
ANTH 23054Co-op0Co-op0Elective4
Foreign language core course4  Elective4
ENGW 33154   
Anthropology elective4   
 16 0 0 8
Year 4
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
Advanced area ANTH 4500–ANTH 45154Co-op0Co-op0Vacation0
Anthropology elective4   
Social science elective4   
Elective4   
 16 0 0 0
Year 5
FallHoursSpringHours  
Advanced area ANTH 4500–ANTH 45154ANTH 46004  
Anthropology elective4Elective4  
Elective4Elective4  
Anthropology elective4Elective4  
 16 16  
Total Hours: 130