Requirements

B.A. IN ANTHROPOLOGY

Requirements (62 units)
Total units required for graduation: 180

Requirements for the B.A. in Anthropology:

  1. ANTH 100. Introduction to Anthropology: Human Evolution (4)
  2. ANTH 102. Introduction to Anthropology: Culture and Society (4)
  3. ANTH 200. Biological Anthropology Laboratory (1)
  4. ANTH 500. Great Ideas in Anthropology (4)
  5. Archaeology
    • Eight units chosen from:
    • ANTH 300. Archaeology (4)
    • ANTH 302. African Archaeology (4)
    • ANTH 303. Prehistory of the Middle East and Europe (4)
    • ANTH 305. North American Prehistory (4)
    • ANTH 306. Aztecs, Maya and Their Predecessors (4)
    • ANTH 307. Incas and Their Predecessors (4)
    • May choose only one of the following two courses:
      • ANTH 312. Historical Archaeology (4)
      • HIST 312. Historical Archaeology (4)
    • ANTH 315. Archaeology of the Southwest and California (4)
    • May choose only one of the following two courses:
      • ANTH 323. Native North American Art (4)
      • ART 323. Native North American Art (4)
    • May choose only one of the following two courses:
      • ANTH 324. Pre-Columbian Art (4)
      • ART 324. Pre-Columbian Art (4)
  6. Biological Anthropology
    • Eight units chosen from:
    • ANTH 325. Human Biological Variation and the Concept of Race (4)
    • ANTH 326. Human Origins (4)
    • ANTH 327. Primate Evolution and Ecology (4)
    • ANTH 328. Forensic Anthropology and Crime (4)
  7. Laboratory Analysis
    • Five units chosen from:
    • ANTH 319. Experimental Archaeology and Ethnoarchaeology (5)
    • ANTH 320. Archaeological Survey and Excavation (5)
    • ANTH 321. Archaeological Laboratory Analysis (5)
    • ANTH 322. Human Osteology and Functional Anatomy (5)
  8. Anthropology culture areas
    • Eight units chosen from:
    • ANTH 351. Indians of North America (4)
    • ANTH 352. Indians of the Southwest (4)
    • ANTH 354. Cultures of Mexico and Central America (4)
    • ANTH 356. Cultures of South America (4)
    • ANTH 357. African Societies (4)
    • ANTH 358. Peoples of the Middle East (4)
    • ANTH 360. Peoples of Australia (4)
    • ANTH 361. Peoples of Micronesia, Melanesia and Polynesia (4)
    • ANTH 362. Peoples of Asia (4)
    • ANTH 365. Asian American Cultures (4)
  9. Anthropology theory
    • Twelve units, of which at least eight units must be from 400-level courses, chosen from:
    • ANTH 330. Cross-Cultural Child-Rearing Practices (4)
    • ANTH 331. Anthropology of Human Development (4)
    • ANTH 332. Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Aging (4)
    • ANTH 333. Sex and Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective (4)
    • ANTH 334. Anthropology and Film (4)
    • ANTH 335. Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Crime and Deviance (4)
    • May choose only one of the following two courses:
      • ANTH 375. Museum Methods (4)
      • HIST 375. Museum Methods (4)
    • May choose only one of the following two courses:
      • ANTH 376. Exhibit Design (4)
      • HIST 376. Exhibit Design (4)
    • ANTH 466. Anthropology of Health, Illness and Healing (4)
    • ANTH 470. Globalization and Culture (4)
    • ANTH 472. Colonial and Postcolonial Anthropology (4)
    • ANTH 475. Cultural Ecology (4)
    • ANTH 480. Magic, Religion and Science (4)
    • ANTH 485. Applied Anthropology and Social Policy (4)
    • ANTH 492. Economic Anthropology (4)
    • ANTH 493. Urban Anthropology (4)
  10. Linguistic Anthropology
    • Four units chosen from:
    • ANTH 380. Gender and Language (4)
    • ANTH 388. Language and Culture (4)
  11. Four additional upper-division units in anthropology (may be from a related field, as approved by an advisor).

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