Sociocultural and Linguistic Anthropology Concentration
For the Degree of Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts and Sciences
Major in Sciences and Letters Curriculum
General education: Students must complete the Campus General Education requirements including the campus general education language requirement.
Twelve hours of 300- and 400-level Anthropology courses must be taken on this campus.
A Major Plan of Study Form must be completed and submitted to the LAS Student Affairs Office before the end of the fifth semester (60- 75 hours). Please see your adviser.
Minimum hours required for graduation: 120 hours
Departmental distinction: To be eligible for distinction, a student must complete 33 hours of anthropology courses (including at least 2 hours of both ANTH 391 and ANTH 495), maintain a 3.6 average in those hours and a 3.5 overall average. All candidates for distinction must submit a thesis for judgment by at least two members of the anthropology department.
All students must discuss their selection of coursework with a departmental adviser.
|When a course is listed under two or more categories, the student may decide which of the requirements the course should fulfill; however, it may not be used to fulfill more than one of those requirements.|
|Anthropology Core Courses||9|
|Choose 3 of the following core courses. Students may make one substitution for 1 of the 3 required courses, choosing from the option listed.|
|Introduction to Archaeology|
or ANTH 105
or ANTH 103
|Anthro in a Changing World|
or ANTH 102
|Human Origins and Culture|
|Language in Culture|
or ANTH 104
|Socio-cultural and Linguistic Anthropology Courses|
|7 courses selected from the list maintained in the advisor’s office. Students select 3 courses from locations across at least 2 regions of the world and 4 courses from theoretical or topical areas course offerings in socio-cultural and linguistic anthropology chosen in consultation with the departmental advisor. Four courses must be at the 300- or 400-level.||21|
|Additional socio-cultural and linguistics anthropology courses or courses in related fields such as Sociology, Linguistics, Psychology, Education, History, Gender and Women's Studies, African American Studies, Latina/Latino Studies, Asian American Studies, African Studies, Jewish Studies that complement the student’s sociocultural/linguistic focus. Meet with the departmental advisor to discuss the selection of courses.||9|
|Research and Service Learning Coursework||3|
|Choose one of the following:|
Research Methods in Cultural Anthropology - ANTH 411 Methods of Cultural Anth
Research Methods in Linguistic Anthropology - ANTH 499
|Senior Capstone Project||3-6|
|Choose one option below in consultation with the departmental advisor:|
|Honors Thesis- 6 hours. Two consecutive semesters of research resulting in a written thesis|
|Honors Individual Study|
|Honors Senior Thesis|
|Senior Capstone Seminar (Independent Research)- 3 hours|
|Internship- 3 hours. A portfolio and report associated with an approved departmental internship|
|Study Abroad- 3 hours. A portfolio and report associated with an approved Study Abroad experience|