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Anthropology - Archaeology Concentration, BA

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Program Code: 202*/202D
CIP Code: 45.0201

General Education Requirements (44 Hours)

Some general education requirements may be double-counted in the major with departmental approval. Please see your advisor for information.

Language Requirements (6-12 Hours)

Completion of 6 semester hours at the *intermediate level or higher

Note: Language courses 1010 & 1020 or 1030 are prerequisites for *intermediate level courses.

Language courses 1050 or 1060 may be used in General Education Liberal Studies Experience.

Major Requirements (42 Hours)

2.0 major GPA is required for graduation. Major GPA calculation will include all courses taken in the major department. Minimum of 18 semester hours of courses taken to fulfill major requirements must be courses offered by Appalachian. No more than 46 semester hours of Anthropology courses may be counted toward the BA Degree.

Anthropology Electives (12-15 Hours)

To bring total hours in AREA III to 42 semester hours:

Students who complete a 3 hour field archaeology require 15 semester hours of electives; students who complete a 6 hour field course require 12 semester hours of electives.

Only one 2000-level course may be used here.

  • 3 hours 2000 level
  • 3-6 hours 3000 level
  • 3-6 hours 4000 level

Senior Capstone


* Grade of “C-” or higher required.

Note: Students may not enroll in a course as a capstone if they have already taken the parallel course (i.e., ANT 4250  for ANT 4251 ; ANT 4320  for ANT 4321 ; ANT 4330  for ANT 4331 ; or ANT 4350  for ANT 4351 ). Students should therefore consult with their advisors before selecting seminars and electives.

Minor Required (12-21 Hours)

(Biology, chemistry, geography, geology, history or physics strongly recommended)

Minimum of 9 semester hours of courses taken to fulfill minor requirements must be courses offered by Appalachian.

Electives (9-18 Hours)

Taken to total 122 hours for the degree

  • 2 semester hours of free electives must be outside the major discipline

Total Required (122 Hours)

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