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 of Humanities & Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 39

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Catalog Year: 2019-2020

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 statistics. Students must complete the core courses and the statistics 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
Statistics 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
Anthropology or Linguistics Electives12
Total Hours39

Lower-Division Core Courses

Complete all of the following courses:
ANTY 210NIntro to Physical Anthropology3
ANTY 220SCulture & Society3
ANTY 250SIntro to Archaeology3
LING 270SIntro to Linguistics3
Total Hours12

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Statistics Requirement

Complete one of the following courses:3
ANTY 401
Anthropological Data Analysis
ECNS 403
Introduction to Econometrics
PSYX 222
Psychological Statistics
SOCI 202
Social Statistics
STAT 216
Introduction to Statistics
FORS 201
Forest Biometrics

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Subarea I - Theory and Methods

Rule: Complete 3 credits in Theory and 3 credits in Methods: 6 total credits required.

Anthropological Theory

Complete 3 credits of the following courses:3
ANTY 312
Human Evolution
ANTY 400
History of Anthropology
ANTY 403
Public Anthropology
ANTY 404
Anthropological Museology
ANTY 415
Emergence Modern Humans
ANTY 430
Social Anthropology
ANTY 450
Archaeological Theory
ANTY 456
Historical Archaeology
ANTY 458
Arch of Hunter-Gatherers
LING 470
Linguistic Analysis
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Anthropological Methods

Complete 3 credits of the following courses:3
ANTY 402
Quan Ethnographic Field Methds
ANTY 408
Advanced Anthro Statistics
ANTY 412
Osteology
ANTY 413
Forensic and Mortuary Arch
ANTY 416
Dental Anthropology
ANTY 418
Evolution and Genetic Variation in Human Populations
ANTY 431
Ethnographic Field Methods
ANTY 451
Cultural Resource Management
ANTY 454
Lithic Technology
ANTY 455
Artifact Analysis
ANTY 466
Archaeological Survey
ANTY 467
Archaeological Field School
ANTY 476
Methods for Native Languages
ANTY 495
Field Experience:
LING 474
Historical Linguistics
LING 475
Linguistic Field Methods
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Subarea II, III, IV

Rule: Complete 6 credits from 2 of 3 subareas: 6 total credits required.

Subarea II: Human Adaptation and Diversity

Complete 3 credits of the following courses:3
ANTY 104
Ancient Migrations
ANTY 122S
Race and Minorities
ANTY 133X
Food and Culture
ANTY 211N
Anthropological Genetics
ANTY 310
Human Variation
ANTY 333
Culture and Population
ANTY 418
Evolution and Genetic Variation in Human Populations
ANTY 426
Culture, Health and Healing
LING 375X
Linguistic Ecology and Language Endangerment
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Subarea III: World Societies and Cultures

Complete 3 credits of the following courses:3
ANTY 102H
Intro to South & S. East Asia
ANTY 141H
The Silk Road
ANTY 150X
Archaeology of Yellowstone: 11,000 Years of Native Americans in Yellowstone National Park
ANTY 241H
Central Asian Culture and Civ
ANTY 251H
Foundations of Civilization
ANTY 254H
Arch Wonders of the World
ANTY 323X
Native Peoples of Montana
ANTY 330X
Peoples and Cultures of World
ANTY 351H
Archaeology of North America
ANTY 352X
Archaeology of Montana
ANTY 353
PaleoIndian Archaeology
ANTY 354H
Mesoamerican Prehistory
ANTY 442
Cities/Landscapes Central Asia
ANTY 444
Artistic Tradtns Central Asia
ANTY 457
Arch of the Pacific Northwest
ANTY 459
Archof the Arctic/Subarctic
ANTY 465
Arch of the SW United States
ANTY 494
Seminar/Workshop
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Subarea IV: Concepts and Issues

Complete 3 credits of the following courses:3
ANTY 126
Anthropology and Global Health
ANTY 216
Primates in Peril
ANTY 314
Principles of Forensic Anthro
ANTY 326E
Indigenous Peoples & the Ethics of Development
ANTY 336
Myth, Ritual and Religion
ANTY 349
Social Change
ANTY 422
Mind, Culture and Society
ANTY 423
Culture and Identity
ANTY 427
Anthropology of Gender
ANTY 435
Drugs, Culture and Society
ANTY 440
Cont. Issues of SSEA
LING 473
Language and Culture
LING 477
Bilingualism
LING 484
NA Indigenous Lang & Ling
LING 489
Morphology
NASX 306X
Contemp Global Iss Indg People
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-


Anthropology or Linguistics Electives

Rule: Complete 12 credits in Anthropology and Linguistics electives not completing core or subarea requirements. 12 total credits required.

Minimum Required Grade: C-