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2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2017-2018 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: 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.

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 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.

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.


* Grade of “C-” or higher 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 (2-15 Hours)

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

Total Required (122 Hours)

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