2018-2019 Catalog

Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology

Total Course Requirements for the Bachelor's Degree

See the "Requirements for the Bachelor's Degree" in the University Catalog for complete details on general degree requirements. A minimum of 40 units, including those required for the major, must be upper division.

Elective Requirements

Completion of elective courses (beyond the requirements listed below) to reach a total of a minimum of 120 units.

General Education Requirements (49 units)

See the "General Education" requirements in the University Catalog or the Class Schedule for the most current information on General Education requirements and course offerings.

Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement

See the "Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement" in the University Catalog.

Major Requirements (45 units)

Students must fulfill requirements in the Common Core (30 units, see below) and requirements for one of the Concentrations: General Anthropology, Archaeology, Biological, or Applied (see below).
Students must select one of the listed concentrations.
All courses applied to the B.A. in Anthropology must be passed with a grade of “C” or better.
The following courses, or their approved transfer equivalents, are required of all candidates for this degree.

Common Core Requirements (30 units)

1. Lower Division Required Courses (9 units):

ANT 100Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

3

ANT 101Introduction to Biological Anthropology

3

ANT 102Ancient Civilizations

3

2. Upper Division Required Courses (15 units):

ANT 312Language And Culture

3

ANT 354Biological Anthropology

3

ANT 388Anthropological Theories of Behavior

3

ANT 390Applied Anthropology

3

ANT 490Proseminar in Anthropology

3

3. Select one course from each of the following groups (6 units):

a. Ethnography (3 units):
ANT 330North American Indians

3

ANT 337Ethnography and Film

3

ANT 338Mainland Southeast Asia

3

ANT 339Mexico and Central America

3

ANT 342South America

3

ANT 495Selected Topics In Anthropology

1-4

b. Ethnology (3 units):
ANT 310Culture and Personality: Psychological Anthropology

3

ANT 315Magic & Religion

3

ANT 336Comparative Cultures: Culture, Environment, and Globalization

3

ANT 341Folklore

3

ANT 360Visual Anthropology

3

ANT 389Transmission Of Culture

3

ANT 495Selected Topics In Anthropology

1-4

Concentrations

Each Anthropology major must select one of the concentrations listed below:

General Anthropology Concentration (45 units)

A. Common Core (30 units)

B. Upper Division Required Courses (3 units):

ANT 375Ethnographic Methods and Techniques

3 units

C. Select one course from each of the following groups and an additional course from one of the groups (12 units):

1. Archaeology: (3-6 units):

ANT 313Methods and Techniques of Archaeology

3

ANT 333Ancient Peoples Of Mexico

3

ANT 350Prehistory: Africa & Eurasia

3

ANT 351Prehistory of the Americas

3

ANT 495Selected Topics In Anthropology

1-4

2. Biological: (3-6 units):

ANT 352Human Osteology

3

ANT 353Forensic Anthropology

3

ANT 355Human Variation

3

ANT 456Quantitative Methods for Anthropology

3

ANT 495Selected Topics In Anthropology

1-4

3. Applied: (3-6 units):

ANT 345Medical Anthropology

3

ANT 346Anthropology Of Work

3

ANT 455People, Culture, Environment

3

ANT 495Selected Topics In Anthropology

1-4

Archaeology Concentration (45 units)

A. Common Core (30 units)

ANT 100Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

3

ANT 101Introduction to Biological Anthropology

3

ANT 102Ancient Civilizations

3

B. Upper Division Required Courses (3 units):

ANT 313Methods and Techniques of Archaeology

3

C. Select two courses from the following (6 units):

ANT 333Ancient Peoples Of Mexico

3

ANT 350Prehistory: Africa & Eurasia

3

ANT 351Prehistory of the Americas

3

ANT 495Selected Topics In Anthropology

1-4

D. Select one course from each of the following groups (6 units):

1. Biological: (3 units):

ANT 352Human Osteology

3

ANT 353Forensic Anthropology

3

ANT 355Human Variation

3

ANT 456Quantitative Methods for Anthropology

3

ANT 495Selected Topics In Anthropology

1-4

2. Applied: (3 units):

ANT 345Medical Anthropology

3

ANT 346Anthropology Of Work

3

ANT 455People, Culture, Environment

3

ANT 495Selected Topics In Anthropology

1-4

Biological Concentration (45 units)

A. Common Core (30 units)

B. Upper Division Required Courses (3 units):

ANT 352Human Osteology

3

C. Select two courses from the following (6 units):

ANT 353Forensic Anthropology

3

ANT 355Human Variation

3

ANT 456Quantitative Methods for Anthropology

3

ANT 495Selected Topics In Anthropology

1-4

D. Select one course from each of the following groups (6 units):

1. Archaeology: (3 units):

ANT 313Methods and Techniques of Archaeology

3

ANT 333Ancient Peoples Of Mexico

3

ANT 350Prehistory: Africa & Eurasia

3

ANT 351Prehistory of the Americas

3

ANT 495Selected Topics In Anthropology

1-4

2. Applied: (3 units):

ANT 345Medical Anthropology

3

ANT 346Anthropology Of Work

3

ANT 455People, Culture, Environment

3

ANT 495Selected Topics In Anthropology

1-4

Applied Concentration (45 units)

A. Common Core (30 units)

B. Upper Division Required Courses (3 units):

ANT 375Ethnographic Methods and Techniques

3 units

C. Select two courses from the following (6 units):

ANT 345Medical Anthropology

3

ANT 346Anthropology Of Work

3

ANT 455People, Culture, Environment

3

ANT 456Quantitative Methods for Anthropology

3

ANT 495Selected Topics In Anthropology

1-4

D. Select one course from each of the following groups (6 units):

1. Archaeology: (3 units):

ANT 313Methods and Techniques of Archaeology

3

ANT 333Ancient Peoples Of Mexico

3

ANT 350Prehistory: Africa & Eurasia

3

ANT 351Prehistory of the Americas

3

ANT 495Selected Topics In Anthropology

1-4

2. Biological: (3 units):

ANT 352Human Osteology

3

ANT 353Forensic Anthropology

3

ANT 355Human Variation

3

ANT 495Selected Topics In Anthropology

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