Honors Anthropology requirement

Anthropology majors are not required to write a thesis; only honors students will do so.

  • Major

    The Anthropology Major

    Note: The grade point average of the anthropology coursework comprising the major must be no less than 2.00 with no course grade below C- (1.7).

    10 units, including:

    • ANTH101 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

    • ANTH211 Field Methods in Ethnography

    • ANTH290 Cultural Theory

    • ANTH400 Capstone Seminar

    • Six additional units in anthropology or from the list below

    • Approved experience of at least six weeks duration in a cultural environment different from the student's own

    Notes:

    • Upper-level courses are taught on a rotating basis.

    • Students must achieve a grade of C or better in both ANTH211 and ANTH290 in order to take the Capstone Seminar and to receive credit toward the major for courses taken that are not on the list below.

    • For the anthropology major, no more than three courses (one course for the anthropology minor) may be taken at other institutions, including study abroad institutions, with departmental approval.

  • Minor

    The Anthropology Minor

    Note: The grade point average of the anthropology coursework comprising the minor must be no less than 2.00 with no course grade below C- (1.7).

    Five units, including:

    • ANTH101 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

    • ANTH211 Field Methods in Ethnography

    • Three additional units in anthropology or from the list below (no more than one course may be taken at other institutions, including study abroad institutions).