Sample Four-Year Plan

This sample shows just one possible pathway to earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology in four years. This plan does not replace the advice of your Anthropology advisor or your College Undergraduate Advisor. You are cautioned to meet regularly with both to create a personalized plan that matches your particular circumstances rather than following this verbatim.

The information below reflects the degree requirements for students who began their college education in Fall of 2013 or later. If you started college coursework prior to Fall of 2013, your degree requirements may be different. This plan also assumes that you have tested into college-level math and English classes but have not taken any foreign language during high school.

Sample Study Plan

Year 1
Fall Credits
ENGLISH 101
Introduction to College Writing
3
ANTHRO 101
Introduction to Anthropology: Human Origins (SS)
3
MATH 103
Contemporary Applications of Mathematics (QL-A)
or MATH 105
Intermediate Algebra
3
1st semester Foreign Language
3-5
L&S Humanities
3
Spring Credits
ANTHRO 102
Introduction to Anthropology: Culture and Society (SS)
3
ENGLISH 102
College Writing and Research (OWC-A)
3
2nd semester Foreign Language
3-5
L&S Natural Science
3-5
QL-B course - Some approved courses also satisfy Formal Reasoning.
3
Year 2
Fall Credits
L&S Humanitites/Cultural Diversity
3
3rd semester Foreign Language (Int'l)
3-5
ANTHRO 103
Digging Up the Past: Approaches to Archaeology (SS)
3
OWC-B course
3
Elective
3
Spring Credits
Formal Reasoning - Some approved courses also satisfy QL-B GER
3
4th semester Foreign Language (Int'l)
3-5
ANTHRO 105
Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology (SS)
3
L&S Natural Science with lab
3-5
Arts GER
3
Year 3
Fall Credits
L&S Humanities
3
Anthro 301, 402, or 403 (Physical Anthro) (NS)
3
Anthro Upper-Level archaeology course
3
L&S Social Science, not Anthro
3
L&S Natural Science to reach 12 NS credits or Elective
1-3
Spring Credits
L&S Humanities/International
3
Anthro Upper-level sociocultural course
3
ANTHRO 460
Anthropological Theory
3
L&S upper-level
3
Elective
3
Year 4
Fall Credits
Upper-level Anthro methods
3
Upper-level Anthro linguistics
3
L&S upper-level
3
L&S Social Science, not Anthro
3
Elective
3
Spring Credits
Upper-level Anthro research
3
Anthro upper-level
3
L&S upper-level
3
L&S upper-level
3
Elective
3

Key
(A) Arts GER (Int’l) International
(HU) Humanities (QL-A) Quantitative Literacy A
(NS) Natural Science (QL-B) Quantitative Literacy B
(SS) Social Science (OWC-A) Oral and Written Communication A
(CD) Cultural Diversity GER (OWC-B) Oral and Written Communication B