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Anthropology - Sociocultural Anthropology Concentration, BA

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

General Education Curriculum (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 (45-46 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.


Choose 6 hours from ANT 4200-4299 courses (or ANT 4530-4549 - Selected Topics (1-4)  courses with approval of major advisor.)

Anthropology electives (6-9 hours)

to bring total hours in Section III to a minimum of 45 semester hours:

(Students who complete a 3 hour methods course require 9 semester hours of electives; students who complete a 6 hour methods course require 6 semester hours of electives.)

Only one 1000-level ANT course may be counted towards the major


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.


* Grade of “C-” or higher required.

Minor Required (12-21)

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

Electives (5-15)

(taken to total 122 hours for the degree)

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

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