Anthropology Major: Standard Program

Program Requirements

All standard majors require a minor in a second discipline or a second major.

A minimum of 38 credits is required:

ANTH 107Introduction to General Anthropology (GT-SS3)3
ANTH 218Physical Anthropology (with laboratory)4
ANTH 219Archaeology (with laboratory)4
ANTH 230Cultural Anthropology (with laboratory)4
ANTH 465Senior Research Seminar3
Anthropology Electives13
MATH 113Statistical Thinking (GT-MA1)3
Select one of the following field and laboratory courses:4
Analysis of Material Culture (with laboratory)
Ethnography Field School 1
Archaeology Field School 1
Total Credits38

Capstone Course Requirement

The following course in the Anthropology Major fulfills the capstone course requirement: ANTH 465 Senior Research Seminar.

Graduation Requirements

Undergraduate programs require a minimum of 120 semester credits for graduation.  Of those 120 credits, 40 credits must be in upper-division courses (those marked 300 and above).  Fifteen of these 40 upper-division credits must be earned in courses that are part of the standard or comprehensive major program being pursued. 

Students are expected to review all graduation requirements, which can be found in the Western Undergraduate Catalog: Graduation Requirements