Major Academic Plan for B.A. in Anthropology

A Major Academic Plan (MAP) illustrates one way to complete a degree in a recommended number of semesters. Below is an example of an efficient and recommended plan, but actual plans will vary by individual student needs. Program requirements are based on Catalog Year.

MAP Grid
Course Subject and TitleCreditsMin Grade*Program Element**When OfferedPrerequisiteCo Requisite
First Semester
GE Objective 1: ENGL 1101 3 C-GEF, S, SuAppropriate placement score 
GE Objective 3 3  GE   
GE Objective 4: LANG 1101 4  GE   
GE Objective 6 3  GE   
Free Electives 2      
Semester Total15
Second Semester
GE Objective 1: ENGL 1102 3 C-GEF, S, SuENGL 1101 or equivalent 
GE Objective 4 3  GE   
GE Objective 5 3  GE   
GE Objective 7: ANTH 1107 or ENGL 1107/LANG 1107 3  GEF, S  
LANG 1102 Elementary Foreign Language II 4    LANG 1101  
Semester Total16
Third Semester
GE Objective 2: COMM 1101 3  GEF, S  
GE Objective 9 3  GE   
ANTH 2230 Biological Anthropology 3 C F ANTH 2230L. Partially satisfies Objective 5 of the General Education Requirements.
ANTH 2250   C F  
Free Electives 3      
Semester Total12
Fourth Semester
GE Objective 5: Lecture & Lab 4  GE   
GE Objective 6 3  GE   
ANTH 2203 Discover Archaeology 3 C F, S  
Free Electives 5      
Semester Total15
Fifth Semester
ANTH 4403 History and Theory of Archaeology 3 CUMFANTH 2203 
Upper Division Anthropology Elective 3 CUM   
Free Electives 9      
Semester Total15
Sixth Semester
ANTH 4401 History and Theory of Sociocultural Anthropology 3 CUMSANTH 2250 
ANTH 4430 Human Evolution 3 CUMDANTH 2230 
Upper Division Anthropology Electives 3 CUM   
Upper Division Free Electives 3  UU   
Free Electives 3      
Semester Total15
Seventh Semester
Any Upper Division ANTH Linguistics course 3 CUMDANTH 1107 
Upper Division Anthropology Electives 3 CUMF, S  
Free Electives 9      
Semester Total15
Eighth Semester
ANTH 4492 Senior Seminar 3 CUMSANTH 4401 or instructor permission 
ANTH 4495 Department Colloquium 1 CUMS  
Upper Division Free Electives 8  UU   
Free Electives 2      
Semester Total14
Total117
MAP Credit SummaryCredits
Major38
General Education38
Electives to reach 120 credits44
Total120