B.A. Anthropology

Program Admissions Requirements

There are no program admission requirements for the B.A. in Anthropology

General Education

The listing below includes program requirements that also fulfill General Education requirements.

Objective 16
Objective 23
Objective 33
Objective 4 - Foreign language requirement7
Objective 5 - ANTH 2230, ANTH 2230L7
Objective 6 - ANTH 11026
Students must fulfill Objective 7 or Objective 83
Objective 7 - ANTH 1107
Objective 8
Objective 93
Total Credits38

Major Requirements

Required lower division courses
ANTH 1102Cultural Anthropology (Partially Fulfills Objective 6)3
ANTH/ENGL/LANG 1107Nature of Language (Satisfies General Education Objective 7)3
ANTH 2203Discover Archaeology3
ANTH 2230Biological Anthropology (Partially Fulfills Objective 5)3
ANTH 2230LBiological Anthropology Lab (Partially Fulfills Objective 5)1
Two semesters of a foreign language.8
All students, particularly those planning graduate work, are strongly urged to pursue additional foreign language training beyond this requirement
Required upper division courses.
ANTH 4401History and Theory of Sociocultural Anthropology3
ANTH 4403History and Theory of Archaeology3
ANTH 4430Human Evolution3
ANTH 4492Senior Seminar3
ANTH 4495Department Colloquium1
Choose one upper division linguistics class from the following:3
Sociolinguistics
Phonetics
Phonology and Morphology
Historical Linguistics
Linguistic Field Methods
9 credits of upper division anthropology courses. (Must be selected in consultation with their major advisor.)9
All courses used to satisfy major requirements must be passed with a C grade or better.
Total Credits46

​Degree Totals

Program Admission Requirements0
General Education38
Major Requirements (w/o General Education)35
Upper Division Free Electives11
Free Electives36
Total Credits120

ISU Degree Requirements

ISU General Education