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2017-2018 General Catalog
University of Utah
   
 
    
 
  Dec 13, 2017
 
2017-2018 General Catalog

Anthropology, B.S.


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Major Requirements for Anthropology


Anthropology
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Minimum Degree Hours: 122
Minimum Major Hours: 46

Graduation Requirements:

  • 18 semester hours in ANTH courses must be completed at the U of U.
  • Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50 in all ANTH courses.
  • All major courses must be completed with a C or better.
  • A minimum of 34 hours in ANTH courses are required.

Honors in Anthropology

Students seeking an HBA or HBS in Anthropology must complete:

Introductory Courses


Upper Division Topical Area Courses


(Complete 3 courses)

Electives


Nine Additional Anthropology hours required: This can include ANY Anthropology courses not taken above; However, you can only take a MAXIMUM of TWO courses in the 2000-level, ANTH 3969 - Special Topics  courses and ANTH 4950 - Undergraduate Research .

Allied Hours


In addition to the anthropology credits, a minimum of 12 semester credit hours is required from related areas of study. All courses from biology, economics, ethnic studies, environmental and sustainability studies, family and consumer studies, gender studies, geography, geology, history, philosophy, political science, psychology, social and behavioral science, sociology, and urban ecology are acceptable. Courses cross-listed with anthropology are also acceptable. Other courses accepted with departmental approval.

Sample 4-yr Degree Plan


Note: This is just a sample. Log into My Degree Dashboard (in CIS) and meet with your academic advisor to fit a program of study with your academic record.

First Year


Fall Semester


Total Hours: 14

Spring Semester


  • Lower-Division Introductory Course 3 Credit(s)
  • Allied Hours 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education (AI) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education (FF) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education (SF/AS) 3 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 15

Second Year


Fall Semester


  • Lower-Division Introductory Course 3 Credit(s)
  • Upper Division Geographical Area 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education (QB) 3 Credit(s)
  • Bachelor Degree (DV) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Elective 3 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 15

Spring Semester


  • Upper Division Geographical Area 3 Credit(s)
  • Anthropology Elective 3 Credit(s)
  • Allied Hours 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education (FF) 3 Credit(s)
  • Upper Division General Elective 3 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 15

Third Year


Fall Semester


  • Upper Division Topical Area 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education (HF) 3 Credit(s)
  • Bachelor Degree (CW) 3 Credit(s)
  • Bachelor Degree (QI) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Elective 3 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 15

Spring Semester


  • Anthropology Elective 3 Credit(s)
  • Allied Hours 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education (HF) 3 Credit(s)
  • Bachelor Degree (QI) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Elective 4 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 16

Fourth Year


Fall Semester


  • Upper Division Topical Area 3 Credit(s)
  • Allied Hours 3 Credit(s)
  • General Elective 3 Credit(s)
  • General Elective 2 Credit(s)
  • Upper Division General Elective 3 Credit(s)
  • Upper Division General Elective 2 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 16

Spring Semester


  • Upper Division Topical Area 3 Credit(s)
  • Anthropology Elective 3 Credit(s)
  • Bachelor Degree (IR) 3 Credit(s)
  • Upper Division General Elective 4 Credit(s)
  • Upper Division General Elective 3 Credit(s) 
Total Hours: 16