Anthropology B.A.

Anthropology is an interconnected discipline and majors are urged to acquire a broad background especially in the natural and social sciences and the humanities. Recommended areas of study are biology, economics, English, geography, geology, history, communication studies, linguistics, Native American studies, philosophy, political science, psychology, religious studies, and sociology.

Bachelor of Arts - Anthropology

College Humanities & Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 36

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2017-2018

Note: There are no prerequisites to the undergraduate major. The major requires 36 credits in Anthropology, Linguistics, or Native American Studies, 12 of which must be the core offerings. In addition to the core courses, students are required to have a course in quantitative methods. Students must complete the core courses and the quantitative course with a letter grade of C- or better.

General Education Requirements

Information regarding these requirements can be found in the General Education Section of the catalog. 

Summary

Lower Division Core Courses12
Anthropology or Cognate Electives12
Upper Division Writing Requirement3
Subarea I-Theory and Methods6
Anthropological Theory
Anthropological Methods
Subarea II, III, IV6
Subarea II: Human Adaptation and Diversity
Subarea III: World Societies and Cultures
Subarea IV: Concepts and Issues
Total Hours39

Lower Division Core Courses

Rule: Complete all courses

ANTY 210NIntro to Physical Anthropology3
ANTY 220SCulture & Society3
ANTY 250SIntro to Archaeology3
LING 270SIntro to Linguistics3
Total Hours12

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Anthropology or Cognate Electives

Rule: Complete 12 credits.

Note: Speak to your academic adviser for a full list of approved Anthropology or Cognate electives.

Minimum Required Grade: C-

12 Total Credits Required


Upper Division Writing Requirement

Rule: Complete either an upper-division writing course from approved list in catalog, or one of the following courses listed below.

Select one of the following:3
Quan Ethnographic Field Methds
Advanced Anthro Statistics
Archaeological Theory
Artifact Analysis
Language and Culture
NA Indigenous Lang & Ling
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Subarea I-Theory and Methods

Rule: Complete 3 credits in Theory and 3 credits in Methods

Minimum Required Grade: C-

6 Total Credits Required

Anthropological Theory

Rule: Complete one of the following

Select one of the following:3
Human Evolution
History of Anthropology
Public Anthropology
Anthropological Museology
Emergence Modern Humans
Social Anthropology
Archaeological Theory
Historical Archaeology
Arch of Hunter-Gatherers
Linguistic Analysis
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C

Anthropological Methods

Rule: Complete one of the following

Select 3 credits from the following:3
Quan Ethnographic Field Methds
Advanced Anthro Statistics
Osteology
Forensic and Mortuary Arch
Dental Anthropology
Ethnographic Field Methods
Cultural Resource Management
Lithic Technology
Artifact Analysis
Archaeological Survey
Methods for Native Languages
Field Experience:
Historical Linguistics
Linguistic Field Methods
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Subarea II, III, IV

Rule: Complete 6 credits from 2 of 3 Subareas

Minimum Required Grade: C-

6 Total Credits Required

Subarea II: Human Adaptation and Diversity

Rule: Complete one of the following

Select one of the following:3
Race and Minorities
Food and Culture
Anthropological Genetics
Human Variation
Culture and Population
Evolution and Genetic Variation in Human Populations
Culture, Health and Healing
Linguistic Ecology and Language Endangerment
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Subarea III: World Societies and Cultures

Rule: Complete one of the following

Select one of the following:3
The Silk Road
Central Asian Culture and Civ
Foundations of Civilization
Arch Wonders of the World
Native Peoples of Montana
Peoples and Cultures of World
Archaeology of North America
Archaeology of Montana
PaleoIndian Archaeology
Mesoamerican Prehistory
Cities/Landscapes Central Asia
Artistic Tradtns Central Asia
Arch of the Pacific Northwest
Archof the Arctic/Subarctic
Arch of the SW United States
Seminar/Workshop
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Subarea IV: Concepts and Issues

Rule: Complete one of the following

Select one of the following:3
Primates in Peril
Principles of Forensic Anthro
Indigenous Peoples & the Ethics of Development
Myth, Ritual and Religion
Social Change in NnWstrn Socts
Mind, Culture and Society
Culture and Identity
Anthropology of Gender
Drugs, Culture and Society
Cont. Issues of SSEA
Language and Culture
Bilingualism
NA Indigenous Lang & Ling
Morphology
Contemp Global Iss Indg People
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-