Jul 05, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Anthropology - Social Practice and Sustainability Concentration, BA

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

General Education Requirements (44 Hours)

General Education Requirements  

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: Beginning language course I & II or beginning combination language course are prerequisites for *intermediate level courses.

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

Anthropology & SPS Concentration (45-49 Hours)

2.0 major GPA is required for graduation. Major GPA calculation will include all courses taken in the major discipline, plus any other courses under Major Requirements. 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.

Note: Sections Social Practice & Sustainability Internship, Anthropology Electives, Topics in SPS require a contract with the Advisor.

Geographic Area Courses (6 Hours)

Choose two courses

One course must be an Anthropology course; the second course (preferably on the same geographic/cultural area) may be from another department. Both courses must be at 2000 level or above. To be chosen in consultation with and approved by advisor.

Seminars in SPS (6 Hours)

Required at 3000 or 4000 level; may be courses from other departments. Must be approved by advisor.


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


*Minimum grade of “C-” (1.7) required.

Minor Required (12-21 Hours)

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

Electives (0-13 Hours)

Taken to total 120 hours for this degree

Total Required (120 Hours)

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