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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Anthropology Education (BA)

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University Requirements:

College Requirements:

College Breadth Requirements:

The College Breadth requirements are in addition to the University Breadth requirement. Up to three credits from each of the University Breadth Requirement categories may be used to simultaneously satisfy these College of Arts and Sciences Breadth Requirements. Minimum grade C- required for courses used to satisfy College Breadth.

*If the grade earned is sufficient, a course may be applied toward more than one requirement (e.g., breadth and major requirements), but the credits are counted only once toward the total credits for graduation. If all but one course in a group has been taken in one department or program, a course cross-listed with that program will not satisfy the distribution requirement.

Foreign Language:

  • Completion of the intermediate-level course (107,112, or 202) in an ancient or modern language with minimum grades of D-.
    • The number of credits (0-12) needed and initial placement will depend on the number of years of high school study of foreign language.
      • Students with four or more years of high school work in a single foreign language, or who have gained proficiency in a foreign language by other means, may attempt to fulfill the requirement in that language by taking an exemption examination  through the Languages, Literatures and Cultures Department.


The math requirement must be completed by the time a student has earned 60 credits. Students who transfer into the College of Arts and Sciences with 45 credits or more must complete this requirement within two semesters.

Complete one of the following four options (minimum grade D-):

Option One:

Option Two:

One of the following:

Option Three:

Successful completion of any 200-level or higher mathematics course except: MATH 201 , MATH 202 , MATH 205 , MATH 251 , MATH 252 , MATH 253 , MATH 266 , and MATH 450 .

Option Four:

  • Successful performance on a proficiency test in mathematics administered by the Department of Mathematical Sciences (0 credits awarded).

Second Writing Requirement:

A Second Writing Requirement  approved by the College of Arts and Sciences. This course must be taken after completion of 60 credit hours, completed with a minimum grade of C-, and the section enrolled must be designated as satisfying the requirement in the academic term completed.

Major Requirements:

The Anthropology Education major requires 83 credits. All students must complete 33 credits in anthropology. The minimum acceptable standard for a major, major-related, and professional studies course is C-.

In addition to the tutorial and capstone, all students must take a minimum of 18 anthropology credits at or above the 200-level, of which 12 credits must be at or above the 300-level.


One of the following:

  • A second tutorial
  • A senior thesis (UNIV 401 )
  • Independent study (ANTH 466 )
  • Anthropology Study Abroad
  • Internship

*Except for the first-listed choice (a second tutorial), all of the Capstone options must be approved by the Department Chair; and each must be closely supervised by a Department member.

Professional Studies:

All students must also complete 24 credits in social sciences other than anthropology and 26 credits in education.

Social Sciences:

  • Three credit Economics course
  • Three credit Geography course
  • Three credit History course
  • Three credit Political Science course
  • Three credit Sociology course
  • Six additional credits selected from the departments above

Other Requirements:

To be eligible to student teach, Anthropology Education majors must have a GPA of 3.0 in their major and an overall GPA of 2.75. They must also complete the portfolio requirement in February of their junior year and pass a teacher competency test as established by the University Council on Teacher Education. Students must consult with the teacher education program coordinator  to obtain the student teaching application and other information concerning student teaching policies.


After required courses are completed, sufficient elective credits must be taken to meet the minimum credit requirement for the degree.

Credits to Total a Minimum of 124

Last Revised 2016-2017 Academic Year

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