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2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Anthropology, BS

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Program Code: 201A
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.

Major Requirements (63-65 Hours)

2.0 major GPA is required for graduation. Major GPA calculation will include all courses taken in the major department, 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.

Nine Semester Hours Anthropology Electives

(See Note)

  • 3 hours at 2000 level
  • 3 hours at 3000/4000 level
  • 3 hours at 4000 level


* Grade of “C-” or higher required

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.

Concentration Requirements (30 Hours)

A minimum of 30 semester hours in a career oriented multidisciplinary concentration. Core courses will be specified for each concentration with electives chosen with the consent of an assigned department advisor. Some suggested concentrations are public/historical archeology and applied cultural anthropology. These courses will not appear in DegreeWorks until this contract is completed and submitted to the College Advising & Support Services Hub in I. G. Greer Hall.

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

A copy of this signed concentration must be sent to the College Advising & Support Services Hub in I. G. Greer Hall.

Minor (Optional)

Electives (13-15 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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