Anthropology

Study mode:Blended Study type:Customized Languages: English
Deadline: May 1, 2025
301–350 place StudyQA ranking:2323 Duration:4 years

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Our bachelor of arts degree focuses on the interrelationships among the cultural, social and biological basis of human behavior in evolutionary and contemporary contexts. The degree emphasizes exposure to different cultures through classic ethnography, and a better understanding of the past through archaeology and human skeletal analysis. 

Freshman Year Curriculum
Fall Semester Courses Credits Spring Semester Courses Credits
ANT 251 3 ANT 252, Cultural Anthropology 3
ENG 101 Acad Writing and Research 4 Physical Education 1
FL 201 Foreign Language 3 History 3
History 3 Mathematics 3
Mathematics 3 Social Science 3
Any 100-PE in Fitness/Wellness 1    
Sophomore Year Curriculum
Fall Semester Courses Credits Spring Semester Courses Credits
ANT 253 or 254 3 ANT Ethnography Elective 3
Literature 3 Literature 3
Social Science 3 Natural Science 4
Free Elective 3 Philosophy 3
Free Elective 3 Free Elective 3
Junior Year Curriculum
Fall Semester Courses Credits Spring Semester Courses Credits
ANT Elective (3xx/4xx) 3 ANT 411 or ANT 483 3
Social Science 3 ANT Elective (3xx/4xx) 3
Natural Science 3 Arts and Letters Elective 3
Free Elective 3 Social Science 3
Free Elective 3 Free Elective 3
Senior Year Curriculum
Fall Semester Courses Credits Spring Semester Courses Credits
ANT 416 or ANT 389 3 ANT Elective (3xx/4xx)  3
ANT Elective (3xx/4xx) 3 Science, Tech, & Soc (STS) 3
GEP Additional Breadth 3 Free Elective 3
GEP Interdisc Persp 3 Free Elective 3

Free Elective

3

Free Elective

Free Elective

3

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A complete application includes:

  • application submitted through the Common Application or the Coalition Application
  • a non-refundable $100 application fee.  International applicants do not qualify for fee waivers.
  • proof of English proficiency
  • official secondary school transcripts and external examination results (Records not issued in English must be accompanied by an English translation that is certified by an appropriate school official, official translator, or U.S. embassy or consulate official.)
  • Certificate of Financial Responsibility (only required for students needing F-1 and J-1 visas)
  • online portfolio and essay (required for studio-based major programs)

Letters of Recommendation are not required and not recommended. The College Report, Secondary School Final Report, and Mid-term Report on the Common Application are not required and not recommended.

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