Academics

Biological Anthropology Major Requirements

A. Core Courses (28 credits)*

  • ANT 181 Introduction to Anthropology
  • ANT 201 Cultural Anthropology
  • ANT 202 Principles of Physical Anthropology
  • ANT 203 Introduction to Archaeology
  • ANT 495 Senior Thesis and Seminar in Anthropology
  • BIO 201 Principles of Biology I
  • BIO 202 Principles of Biology II
  • BIO 225 Human Anatomy and Physiology I
  • ENG 330 Introduction to Language and Linguistics

B. Electives (12 credits selected from one of three research/interest tracks.)

Applied Anthropology

  • ANT 301 Peoples and Cultures of Select World Areas
  • ANT 320 Globalization
  • ANT 350 Primatology
  • SOC 220 Sociology of Race and Ethnicity
  • SOC 310 Special Topics in Sociology

Bioarchaeology

  • ANT 303 Death and Archaeology
  • BIO 240 Nutrition
  • BIO 255 Human Anatomy and Physiology II
  • BIO 265 Muscle Physiology
  • BIO 355 Pathophysiology
  • BIO 372 Developmental Biology
  • BIO 380 Ecology
  • BIO 455 Advanced Physiology

Forensic Anthropology

  • ANT 303 Death and Archaeology
  • BIO 323 Medical Terminology
  • BIO 331 Cell Biology
  • BIO 341 Microbiology
  • BIO 355 Pathophysiology
  • BIO 360 Genetics
  • BIO 433 Molecular Biology
  • SOC 250 Sociology of Crime and Deviant Behavior