Degree Requirements


Major (BA)

Core courses required of ALL majors (5 units)

AN 201 - Comparative Cultures
AN 202 - Biological Anthropology and Human Evolution
AN 212 - Archaeology
SO 233 or BI 221or PS 116 (prereq PS 101)

Area courses - at least 2 units chosen from:

AN 233 - Archaeology and Cultures of Mesoamerica (I)
AN 234 - Land of the Inca: Peru Past and Present (I)
AN 235 - North American Archaeology: The Prehistory of Native Americans (D)
AN 238 - Pre-Inca Cultures of the Ancient Andes (I)

Anthropology Electives

3 additional units

Anthropology or Sociology Elective

1 unit
Any Sociology course, but not Social work.

Senior Learning Community

The Senior Learning Community in Anthropology is designed to provide senior majors with an integrated experience, linking application with theoretical understanding. Each senior works with her or his advisor to create a project relevant to the student’s intellectual interests and future career path when at all possible. These interests are then elaborated and synthesized in the Senior Learning Community, composed of three parts:
  • AN 400E Experiential Component of Senior Reflective Tutorial. Zero units
  • AN 400 Senior Reflective Tutorial. One unit
  • AN 491 Seminar in Anthropological Theory. One unit

Senior Program Page

 

Checklist BA Anthropology 2013

 
 

Requirements for a Double Major in Anthropology

Double majors may choose to complete the senior learning community in either Anthropology or their other major. However, if they choose their other major they are required to take the capstone course AN 491 and an additional Anthropology elective.

Major (BS)

Checklist for Major in ANTHROPOLOGY (B.S.) A minimum of 14 units with the following distribution:

Core – required of All majors (3 units)

AN 201 Comparative Cultures (I)
AN 202 Biological Anthropology and Human Evolution
AN 212 Archaeology
AN 393 Professionalization in Anthropology

Methods courses – choose only 1 unit from:

AN 306 Methods in GIS and Geomatics (TC)
BI 221 Biostatistics and Experimental Design
PS 116 Psychological Statistics and Methodology

Area courses – at least 2 units chosen from:

AN 234 Land of the Inca: Peru Past and Present (I)
AN 235 North American Archaeology: The Prehistory of Native Americans (D)
AN 236 Cultures of the Caribbean (I)
AN 238 Pre-Inca Cultures of the Ancient Andes (I)

Anthropology electives

2 additional units

Cognate courses – 4 units, chose from:

BI / MI 200-level or above Biology or Microbiology course
BI / MI 200-level or above Biology or Microbiology course
CH111 or any higher Chemistry Course
CH 112 or any higher Chemistry course

Senior Learning Community – 2 units

The Senior Learning Community in Anthropology is designed to provide senior majors with an integrated experience, linking application with theoretical understanding. Each senior works with her or his advisor to create a project relevant to the student’s intellectual interests and future career path when at all possible. These interests are then elaborated and synthesized in the Senior Learning Community, composed of three parts:
AN 400E Experiential Component of Senior Learning Community (0 units)
AN 400 Senior Reflective Tutorial (W)
AN 491 Senior Seminar: Anthropological Theory
Check off for BS Anthropology2013

Dual Major Sociology/Anthropology & Childhood Education (BA)

 
The Sociology & Anthropology component includes 11 units:
  • Sociology 103, 233, 301 and 303
  • Anthropology 101, 201, and one of the following: 234, 235, 236, 238 or 251
  • Sociology 343 or Anthropology 491
  • Political Science 207 or History 225
  • Two electives at the 200-level or above from among the courses offered in the anthropology or sociology departments
BA Sociology & Anthropology/Education Checklist (Students declaring after Fall 2010)
BA Sociology & Anthropology/Education Checklist (Students declaring before Fall 2010)

Minors

 

Requirements for the Minor in Anthropology

Any 6 units in Anthropology.
Minors are strongly encouraged to take AN201, 202, 212 and 491. This will provide guidance to minors (who do not necessarily consult faculty), encouraging a broad anthropological perspective while preserving flexibility.
 

Cultural Competency for Allied Health minor

 

Environmental Studies Minor