Dr. Miriam S. Chaiken, department head
Professors Alexander, Benefit, Chaiken, Eber (Emeritus), Rushforth, Staski (Emeritus), Trevathan (Emeritus), Walker; Associate Professors McCrossin, Stanford; Assistant Professors Arakawa; Scott; College Professor Conelly; College Associate Professors OLeary, Pepion; Adjunct Professors Berryman, LeBeau, Loendorf; Adjunct Assistant Professors Lamb, Marinas-Feliner; Robles; Rochelle
DEGREE: Bachelor of Arts
MINORS: Native American Studies
The major in anthropology provides a broadly based education in the social and biological sciences. The undergraduate program prepares students for careers in many areas, such as cultural resource management (or contract archaeology), archaeological research, forensic sciences, health services, cross-cultural field work, community development programs, and museum work. Anthropology students can continue for advanced degrees in teaching, museology, other social sciences, and anthropology.
|ANTH 301, Cultural Anthropology||3|
|ANTH 315, Introduction to Archaeology||3|
|ANTH 320, Anthropological Linguistics||3|
|ANTH 350, Anthropological Theory||3|
|ANTH 355, Physical Anthropology||3|
|ANTH 406, Introduction to Anthropological Practice||3|
Additional electives in anthropology to bring total credits in major to 36, including 27 upper-division.
(A grade of C or better must be earned.)
|ENGL 218G, Technical and Scientific Communication, or ENGL 318G, Advanced Technical and Professional Communication||3|
|MATH 210 or above||3|
Electives: Sufficient to bring total credits to 128, including 48 upper-division.
Students seeking the B.A. in Anthropology must meet the second language requirement. The requirement is considered satisfied when a student provides evidence that at least the 212 or 214 level of language proficiency has been attained.
MINOR: Native American Studies
Students must pass a total of 18 credits of which at least 9 of which must be upper division. A grade of "C" or better must be obtained for each course. Students may count S grades only in courses in which all grades are S/U, and no more than 6 hours of "S" credit can be accepted. Students can count no more than 3 credits in independent studies, readings, or special topics courses. Such courses, marked below with an asterisk (*), must focus upon Native Americans and must be approved in advance by the director of the minor program, specifying the semester during which a student takes such a course. Please contact the Department of Anthropology regarding the minor. Students may count no more than 9 credits in Anthropology (except that ANTH 330V/HIST 330V/SOC 330V, Introduction to Religious Studies, may be included above this limit) and no more than 6 credits in History.
|Eighteen credits from among ANTH 110, New World Prehistory; ANTH 115, Native Peoples of North America; ANTH 116, Native Peoples of the American Southwest; ANTH 304, Contemporary Southwest Native Americans; ANTH 305V, Contemporary Native Americans; ANTH 330V/HIST 330V/ SOC 330V, Introduction to Religious Studies; ANTH 405, Native Cultures of North America; *ANTH 449H, Directed Reading Honors; ANTH 455, Federal Indian Policy; ANTH 467, Archaeology of the American Southwest; *ANTH 497, Special Topics; *GOVT 406, Independent Study; GOVT 354, Native American Politics; HIST 309, American Indian History I; HIST 310, American Indian History II; *HIST 449, Readings; *HIST 489, Projects in History; HL S 460, American Indian Health; S WK 464, Social Work with American Indian Communities; and *W S 250, Special Topics or by approval of Minor Advisor||18|
Students who earn a B.A. in Anthropology may not also earn a minor in Anthropology. Students earning the minor must pass 18 credits with grades of C or higher. Nine of the credits must be upper division. Students may count S grades only in courses in which all grades are S/U.
|One of the following: ANTH 301, Cultural Anthropology; ANTH 315, Introduction to Archaeology; ANTH 320, Anthropological Linguistics; ANTH 350, Anthropological Theory; or ANTH 355, Physical Anthropology||3|
|Fifteen additional Anthropology credits||15|
MINOR: Religious Studies
Students must pass 18 credits of which at least 9 are upper division. Students must earn C or higher grades and cannot count S/U courses unless all grades in the course must be S/U. No more than 9 credits (upper or lower division) can be earned in any one department. Students may not earn more than 3 credits total in independent studies or special readings courses and must receive approval from the minor advisor to count these credits. Courses that may be eligible as special topics courses when offered with specific subtitles are asterisked. Please contact the Department of Anthropology regarding the minor.
|ANTH 330V/ HIST 330V/ SOC 330V, Introduction to Religious Studies||3|
|Fifteen additional credits from among: ANTH 115, Native Peoples of North America; ANTH 304, Contemporary Southwest Native Americans; ANTH 334, Anthropology of Art; ANTH 405, Native Cultures of North America; ANTH 414, The Archaeology of Religion; ANTH 432, Anthropology of Religion; ANTH 455, Federal Indian Policy; ART 305, Medieval Art; ART 306, Medieval Manuscript Illumination; ART 310, Native American Art; ART 311, Art of China; ART 320, Art and Architecture in. Pre-Columbian Meso-America; ART 321, Pre-Columbian Art and Architecture of the Andes; ART 323, Italian Renaissance Art; ART 325 Northern Renaissance Art; ART 478, Bizarre World of Hieronymus Bosch; DANC 451V, World Dance; ENGL 243, The Bible as Literature; ENGL 341V, American Indian Literature; ENGL 351, Folklore; ENGL 361V, Southwest Folklore; ENGL 390V, The Arthurian Tradition; ENGL 392, Mythology; *ENGL 403, Advanced Study in American Literature; ENGL 407, Milton; *ENGL 421, Advanced Study in a Literary Period or Movement; *ENGL 423, Advanced Study in a Major Author; *ENGL 425, Advanced Study in Comparative Literature; varying 400-level numbers for ENGL, Dying for Love: Sex and the Spirit in Early English Poetry and ENGL, Women Reading the Bible, from Late Antiquity to Puritan America; GOVT 387, Religion and Politics; HIST 101G, Roots of Modern Europe (when section approved by minor advisor); HIST 211G, East Asia to 1600; HIST 221G, Islamic Civilizations to 1800; HIST 222, Islamic Civilizations since 1800; HIST 309, American Indian History; HIST 333, Renaissance and Reformation; *HIST 400, Special Topics; HIST 433, United States Labor History Since 1877; HIST 353, Colonial Mexico; HIST 471, China Through the Ming Dynasty; HIST 473, History of Japan; HON 220G, The World of the Renaissance: Discovering the Modern; HON 221G, Seeking the Way: Spirit and Intellect in Pre-Modern China; HON 224G, God and Nature; HON 228G, Religion and the State; HON 229G, The New Testament as Literature; HON 234, The Worlds of Arthur; HON 237G, Archaeology: Search for the Past; HON 239G, Medieval Understanding: Literature and Culture in the Middle Ages; HON 326V, Art and Mythology; HON 348V, Comparative Mythology: Myth, Ritual and the Life Cycle; HON 355V, Sexuality in Christianity and Islam; HON 364V, Jewish Literature and Culture; HON 366V, The Gothic Imagination; PHIL 136G, The Quest for God; PHIL 331, Philosophy of Religion; PHIL 342, Medieval Philosophy; or SOC 460, Sociology of Religion or by approval of Minor Advisor||15|
SUPPLEMENTARY MAJORS: Sustainable Development
This program consists of 24 credits drawn from the lists below of which 18 credits must be numbered 300 or above. The student must take 6 credit hours (2 classes) from the core curriculum, 15 credit hours (5 classes) of electives, and 3 credit hours (1 class) of sustainable development field study. Advisor: Lois Stanford, Anthropology.
Core Requirements: (6 credits)
|AG E/GEOG 315V, World Agriculture and Food Problems||3|
|ANTH 362, Environmental Anthropology||3|
|BIOL 301, Principles of Ecology||3|
|GEOG 295, Environmental Geography||3|
|GOVT 424, Environmental Policy||3|
|SOC 465V, Environmental Sociology||3|
Elective Courses: (15 credits)
Courses are limited in each department in order to encourage students to take classes in different disciplines and broaden their perspective.
|AG E 337V, Natural Resource Economics||3|
|AG E 370, Current Issues in Food and Agriculture||3|
|AGRO 483, Sustainable Production of Agronomic Crops||3|
|ANTH 360V, Food and Culture Around the World||3|
|ANTH 361V, Social Issues in the Rural Americas||3|
|BIOL 462, Conservation Biology||3|
|EPWS 380V, Ecosystem Earth, The Impact of Human Activities||3|
|FWCE 255,Principles of Fish and Wildlife Management||3|
|GEOG 362, Geography of International Development||3|
|GEOG 465, Land Use and Land Rent||3|
|GOVT 477, Sociology of Development and the World System||3|
|HIST 429, Plague, Plunder, and Preservation: American Enviro History||3|
|HON 305V, Global Environment||3|
|HON 320V, Food and Humanity: World in Crisis: World in Crisis||3|
|HON 321V, Agriculture in the Urban World||3|
|SOC 361V, Social Issues in Rural America||3|
|SOC 478, Sociology of Development and the World System||3|
With the permission of the program advisor, students may substitute 1 class that presents a topical focus on sustainable development. Certain courses, such as GOVT 486, Political Economy, SOC 489, Globalization, or special topics courses may have a sustainable development focus, depending on the instructor or subheading. In these cases the student can request permission to substitute this specific course for an elective class listed above.
Field Requirements: (3 Credits)
In addition, students are expected to take one class that applies the principles and concepts of sustainable development in a local, regional, or international setting. Students may opt to enroll in one of the classes listed below, or they may choose to work on an independent study or internship in sustainable development. In these cases, students should seek the approval of the sustainable development committee before embarking on the field experience or internship.
|AG E 330V, Organic Fall Vegetable Production||3|
|AG E 331V, Organic Spring Vegetable Production||3|
|AG E 380, Agricultural Economic Survey||3|
|ANTH 485, Field Experience||3|
|SOC 496, Internship||3|
|FWCE 356, Techniques in Natural Resource Management||3|
|FWCE 450, Special Topics||3|
MINOR: Sustainable Development
A minor in Sustainable Development is available for students who want to include Sustainable Development in their academic training. The minor includes a minimum of 18 credit hours of which 6 credit hours must be from the core curriculum, 12 credit hours from the elective courses, and 3 credit hours of field study.