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2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Anthropology, B.A.



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In addition to adhering to General Education  and School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts Requirements , the Anthropology major requires at least 56 units (some of which simultaneously meet general education requirements). Courses in the major must be taken for a letter grade, and specifically may not be taken on a pass/no pass basis unless the course is only offered on a pass/no pass basis.

Anthropology Major Requirements


Lower Division Major Requirements [16 Units]


One lower division quantitative methods course from the following:


Upper Division Major Requirements [40 Units]


One upper division field methods course selected from the following:


With the approval of the Anthropology Faculty, the upper division field methods requirement may be satisfied by taking an archaeological, biological anthropological, or ethnographic Field School from an approved institution.

One upper division laboratory or archival methods course selected from the following:


One upper division anthropology course from each of the following three fields:


  • Socio-cultural anthropology: ANTH 110-129
  • Anthropological archaeology: ANTH 130-149
  • Biological anthropology: ANTH 150-169

Additional Degree Requirements [16 Units]


Transfer Students


Transfer students who wish to major in Anthropology should complete the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) at their community college. Transfer students may not be admitted to the Anthropology major without specific major preparation. Please contact the Office of Admissions for current information.

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