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Anthropology

Mindie Lazarus-Black, Chair
210 Gladfelter Hall
215-204-7775
mindielb@temple.edu


Charles Weitz, Undergraduate Chair and Faculty Advisor
215-204-7330
weitz@temple.edu

212 Gladfelter Hall
www.temple.edu/anthro

General Anthropology
Human Biology Track
Visual Anthropology Track

Anthropology is the study of human origins, development, and diversity. Anthropologists explore the ways in which people understand and adapt to living in a variety of settings, ranging from urban environments to rural villages, all over the world and across time. Anthropologists are interested in investigating such questions as: What does it mean to be human? What are the historical, social, political, economic, and environmental pressures that have helped shape the experiences of particular groups of people? How do human beings interact with the physical environment? Does the language that one speaks affect the ways in which one thinks and experiences the world? Anthropology includes four broad sub-fields, all of which are well represented at Temple University: Cultural Anthropology, Archaeology, Biological Anthropology, and Linguistic Anthropology.

Undergraduate majors in Anthropology pursue one of three courses of study: General Anthropology, the Human Biology Track, or the Visual Anthropology track. Laboratory facilities, internships, fieldwork, and experiential learning courses provide students with practical experiences in all of Anthropology’s sub-fields. A minor can be taken in General Anthropology or in Visual Anthropology.


General Anthropology

The general anthropology major is intended to give students a foundation in all of the four sub-fields associated with the discipline of anthropology. Each of the sub-fields requires the development of a number of skills, including formulating hypotheses; developing research programs and proposals; applying theories to the interpretation of data, including artifacts; and gathering ethnographic information through participant-observation. There is sufficient flexibility in the requirements for the general anthropology major so that a student can focus their coursework, if desired, on any one of the four sub-fields.

With its focus on human diversity and its emphasis on cultural relativism, the general anthropology major well prepares students for the issues they are likely to encounter in today's workplaces. At Temple we offer a number of courses on such topics as the Anthropology of Policy, Medical Anthropology, and Urban Anthropology, which prepare students for careers in public administration, social work, health policy, urban planning, and other aspects of public policy-related work, in addition to professional careers in fields such as business, law and medicine. Anthropology students are also well-prepared to participate in activities which call for cultural sensitivity and an understanding of cultural differences, such as the teaching of English as a foreign language and other work with immigrant communities or work in the global marketplace. A variety of courses on archaeology prepare students for careers in the field of cultural resources management and historic preservation.

Interested students can contact the faculty advisor for additional information. A brochure describing the General Anthropology major can be obtained in the department.

Requirements for the Major - General Anthropology

Required Courses      
Department Course # Course Name
Hours
RCI
Introductory Select one:      
Anthropology 1055 Introduction to Physical Anthropology 4 SB
Anthropology 1061 Cultures of the World 3 IS
Anthropology 1062 Introduction to Anthropology 3 IN/RS
Anthropology 1064 American Culture 3 AC
Anthropology 1065 Origins of Cultural Diversity 3 IS
Subtotal     3-4  
         
Fundamentals        
Anthropology 2104 Fundamentals of Archaeology 3  
Anthropology 2396 Fundamentals of Cultural Anthropology 3 WI
Anthropology 2507 Fundamentals of Linguistic Anthropology 3  
Anthropology 2705 Fundamentals of Biological Anthropology 4  
Subtotal     13  
         
Methods – Select one:*   3-4  
Anthropology 3170 Methods in Archaeology (variable topic course: Sediments, soils and
geomorphology; lithic analysis; ceramic analysis; field methods)
   
Anthropology 3175 Heritage Management in Archaeology    
Anthropology 3189 Field Session in Archaeology    
Anthropology 3389 Field Work in Ethnography    
Anthropology 3510 Theory and Method in Linguistic Anthropology    
Anthropology 3770 Methods in Physical Anthropology (variable topic course)    
Anthropology 4444 Anthropological Problems in Visual Production    
Anthropology 4496 Research in Visual Anthropology   WI
         
Capstone        
Anthropology 4396 History of Anthropological Theory 3 WI
         
Anthropology 2000-4999 Electives – Select Five (5): 15  
    Choose from courses at the 2000 level and above that have not
been used to satisfy other requirements for the major.
   
Subtotal     21-22  
         
Total     37-39  
*Additional methods courses can be taken as electives; 3170 and 3770 can be taken multiple times
as they are topical courses.

All Temple students must take a minimum of two writing-intensive courses. The specific writing-intensive courses required for this major are listed above and are identified by "WI" in the RCI column.

 

Distinction in Major

Anthropology majors may graduate with distinction in the major if they have earned a GPA of 3.5 or higher.


Requirements for the Minor – General Anthropology

Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Introductory – Select one: 3-4  
Anthropology 1055 Introduction to Physical Anthropology   SB
Anthropology 1061 Cultures of the World   IS
Anthropology 1062 Introduction to Anthropology   IN/RS
Anthropology 1064 American Culture   AC
Anthropology 1065 Origins of Cultural Diversity   IS
         
Fundamentals – Select two: 6-7  
Anthropology 2104 Fundamentals of Archaeology    
Anthropology 2396 Fundamentals of Cultural Anthropology   WI
Anthropology 2507 Fundamentals of Linguistic Anthropology    
Anthropology 2705 Fundamentals of Biological Anthropology    
         
Electives – Select three: 9  
Anthropology 2000-4999 Chosen from remaining courses at the 2000 level and above    
             
Total     18-20  


Human Biology Track

The Human Biology Track in Anthropology prepares students for careers in medicine, dentistry, physical therapy, optometry, podiatry, and other allied health fields. Human Biology students major in Anthropology but take departmental courses primarily in biological anthropology. These courses deal in human genetics, human paleontology, human physiology, and human reproductive biology and behavior.  They stress an evolutionary perspective on humans and integrate molecular, whole-organism, population, and species-level data on humans. The Human Biology Track also includes required courses in biology, cultural anthropology, human anatomy, and physiology. This program also encourages students to take health/biology-related courses in psychology, sociology, history, political science, and the humanities to fulfill admission requirements to professional schools in the health sciences. As a result, our students have the broad, liberal arts background that many health science professional schools find attractive.

Interested students should contact the pre-med advisor at 1810 Liacouras Walk, 1st Floor, or the Human Biology Track advisor, Dr. Charles Weitz, at 215-204-7330 or weitz@temple.edu. A brochure describing the Human Biology Track can be obtained in the Anthropology Department, room 209, Gladfelter Hall.

Requirements for the Major - Human Biology

Required Courses      
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Anthropology 2705 Fundamentals of Biological Anthropology
(Note: 2705 is the prerequisite for all courses in Biological Anthropology.)
4  
Anthropology 2396 Fundamentals of Cultural Anthropology 3 WI
         
Select one of the following Biology sequences; you cannot mix sequences: 8  
Biology 1011/1012

1111/2112
General Biology I and  II
     or
Introduction to Biology
  SA/SB
         
Select one of the following Anatomy and Physiology sequences; you cannot mix sequences 8  
Kinesiology

Biology
1223/1224

2233/3334
Human Anatomy & Physiology I and II
     or
Mammalian Anatomy and Mammalian Physiology
  SA/SB
         
Select two:     6  
Anthropology 2761 Human Paleontology    
Anthropology 2762 Human Biology of Modern Human Populations    
Anthropology 2763 Human Population Genetics    
Anthropology 2764 Primate Behavior    
         
Select one of the following Advanced courses: 3-4  
Anthropology 3332 Medical Anthropology    
Anthropology 3741 Evolutionary Biology    
Anthropology 3744 Human Evolutionary Genetics    
Anthropology 3745 Human Osteology    
Anthropology 3748 Primate Evolution and Adaptation    
Anthropology 3770 Methods in Physical Anthropology*    
         
Select one of these Capstone courses: 3  
Anthropology 4397 Advanced Seminar in Medical Anthropology   WI
Anthropology 4796 Biocultural Adaptations in Human Populations   WI
Anthropology 4797 Evolutionary Perspectives on Reproduction   WI
Anthropology 4798 Seminar in Human and Primate Evolution   WI
Anthropology 4896 Environmental Physiology   WI
         
Electives – Select two**:   6  
Anthropology 3332 Medical Anthropology    
Anthropology 3741 Evolutionary Biology    
Anthropology 3744 Human Evolutionary Genetics    
Anthropology 3745 Human Osteology    
Anthropology 3748 Primate Evolution and Adaptation    
Anthropology 3770 Methods in Physical Anthropology*    
Biology   Any upper-division courses numbered 2000 and above    
Chemistry 4401 Biochemistry I    
History 4297 Social History of American Medicine   WI
Psychology 2101 Foundations of Cognitive Psychology    
Psychology 2103 Foundations of Learning and Behavior Analysis    
Psychology 2201 Foundations of Psychopathology    
Psychology 2301 Foundations of Developmental Psychology    
Psychology 2401 Foundations of Social Psychology    
Psychology 2502 Foundations of Cognitive Neuroscience    
Sociology 2552 Health and Disease in American Society    
Sociology 3521 International Health    
         
Total      41-42  
*Topical course which may be taken more than once
**Cannot double-count electives and any other major requirements

All Temple students must take a minimum of two writing-intensive courses. The specific writing-intensive courses required for this major are listed above and identified by "WI" in the RCI column.

 

Distinction in Major

Anthropology majors may graduate with distinction in the major if they have earned a GPA of 3.5 or higher.


Visual Anthropology Track

This track emphasizes a well-rounded liberal arts background and a comprehensive understanding of the world’s varied systems of visual representation. The Visual Anthropology curriculum allows students to combine cultural anthropology with the study and practice of visual communication. Courses in the Visual Anthropology Track combine topics and methods familiar to the social sciences, humanities, and media arts. It is well suited to those students interested in popular culture as well as the fine arts; documentary and ethnographic film as well as feature film; all forms of artistic performance, including the folk arts, fine arts, popular arts, and media arts; televisual communication, including both broadcast and narrowcast forms; and home media and alternative media. Additional attention is now dedicated to relationships of globalization and New Media.


In the Visual Anthropology curriculum, literary traditions and criticism find a place alongside pictorial traditions and media criticism. Students may do original research that involves still photography and/or video production. Students apply field methods familiar to cultural anthropology to achieve a better understanding of the processes and products of visual communication. Laboratories are available for both still photography and video production. There are ongoing field programs in North America, Japan, and India. The summer program in India is intended to investigate Indian civilization through an anthropological and historical approach of its religions and artistic traditions, both ancient and contemporary.  For more details on the summer program in India, go to the Temple University in India web site at http://isc.temple.edu/jjhala/templeindia/.


Interested students should contact the Visual Anthropology Advisor, Jayasinhji Jhala, at 215-204-7727 or jjhala@temple.edu. A brochure describing the Visual Anthropology Track can be obtained in the Anthropology Department, room 209, Gladfelter Hall.

Requirements for the major - Visual Anthropology

Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Anthropology 2396 Fundamentals of Cultural Anthropology 3 WI
Anthropology 2408 Fundamentals of the Anthropology of Visual Communication 3  
Anthropology 2507 Fundamentals of Linguistic Anthropology 3  
Anthropology 4444 Anthropological Problems in Visual Production 3  
         
Select one:     3-4  
Anthropology 2104 Fundamentals of Archaeology    
Anthropology 2705 Fundamentals of Biological Anthropology    
         
Capstone:     3  
Anthropology 4496 Research in Visual Anthropology   WI
         
Electives – Select six:   18  
Anthropology 3324 Anthropology and Art    
Anthropology 3432 Indigenous Media    
Anthropology 3433 Anthropological Film    
Anthropology 3434 Anthropology in Feature Films    
Anthropology 3438 Anthropology of Mass Media    
Anthropology 3439 Anthropology of Photography    
    *See advisor for more elective options    
         
Total     36-37  

All Temple students must take a minimum of two writing-intensive courses. The specific writing-intensive courses required for this major are listed above and are identified by "WI" in the RCI column.

 

Distinction in Major

Anthropology majors may graduate with distinction in the major if they have earned a GPA of 3.5 or higher.


Requirements for the minor – Visual Anthropology

Required Courses      
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Fundamentals – All of the following: 9  
Anthropology 2396 Fundamentals of Cultural Anthropology   WI
Anthropology 2408 Fundamentals of the Anthropology of Visual Communication    
Anthropology 2507 Fundamentals of Linguistic Anthropology    
         
Methods:     3  
Anthropology 4444 Anthropological Problems in Visual Production    
         
Electives – Select two:   6  
Anthropology 3324 Anthropology and Art    
Anthropology 3432 Indigenous Media    
Anthropology 3433 Anthropological Film    
Anthropology 3434 Anthropology in Feature Films    
Anthropology 3438 Anthropology of Mass Media    
Anthropology 3439 Anthropology of Photography    
         
Total     18  

 


Suggested Semester-by-Semester Plans for the General Anthropology Track

 

Requirements For New Freshman Students starting in the 2009-2010 Academic year

Freshman Year – 1st Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
English 0802, 0812, or 0902 Analytical Reading & Writing 4 GW
GenEd 08xx or 09xx Quantitative Literacy 4 GQ
Foreign Language 1001 Foreign Language (first level) 4  
GenEd 08xx or 09xx Human Behavior 3 GB
Subtotal      15  
   
Freshman Year – 2nd Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
IH 0851 or 0951 Mosaic: Humanities Seminar I 3 GY
Foreign Language 1002 Foreign Language (second level) 4  
GenEd 08xx or 09xx U.S. Society 3 GU
GenEd 08xx or 09xx Race and Diversity 3 GD
Anthropology 10xx One Introductory Anthropology Course 3-4  
Subtotal      16-17  
 
Sophomore Year – 1st Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Foreign Language/
GenEd
0800+ Foreign Language (third level) or
GenEd World Society Course or
Internationally Focused Course From Approved List
3
GG
IH 0852 or 0952 Mosaic: Humanities Seminar II 3 GZ
GenEd 08xx or 09xx Science & Technology I 3 GS
GenEd 08xx or 09xx World Society 3 GG
Anthropology 2396 Fundamentals of Cultural Anthropology 3 WI
Any 0800-4999 One Elective in Any School or College 1-3  
Subtotal      16-18  
 
Sophomore Year – 2nd Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
GenEd 08xx or 09xx Arts 3-4 GA
GenEd 08xx or 09xx Science & Technology II 3 GS
CLA/CST 2000+ One 2000+ CLA/CST Course 3  
Anthropology 2104 Fundamentals of Archaeology 3  
Anthropology 2705 Fundamentals of Biological Anthropology 4  
Subtotal      16-17  
 
Junior Year – 1st Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
CLA/CST 2000+ One 2000+ Humanities/CST Course 3  
Anthropology 2507 Fundamentals of Linguistic Anthropology 3  
Anthropology 2000+ One 2000+ Anthropology Elective 3  
CLA/CST 2000+ One 2000+ CLA/CST Course 3  
CLA/CST 0800+ Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
Subtotal     15  
 
Junior Year – 2nd Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
CLA/CST 2000+ One 2000+ Humanities/CST Course 3  
Anthropology 3000+ One Anthropology Methods Course 3-4  
Anthropology 2000+ One 2000+ Anthropology Elective 3  
Anthropology 2000+ One 2000+ Anthropology Elective 3  
CLA/CST 0800+ Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
Subtotal      15-16  
 
Senior Year – 1st Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Anthropology 2000+ One 2000+ Anthropology Elective 3  
Anthropology 2000+ One 2000+ Anthropology Elective 3  
CLA/CST 0800+ Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
CLA/CST 0800+ Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
CLA/CST 0800+ Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
Subtotal      15  
 
Senior Year – 2nd Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Anthropology 4396 History of Anthropological Theory 3 WI
CLA/CST 0800+ Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
CLA/CST 0800+ Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
CLA/CST 0800+ Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
Any 0800+ One Elective in Any School or College 3  
Subtotal      15  
         
Degree Total   123  

 

Requirements For New Transfer Students starting in the 2009-2010 Academic year

Freshman Year – 1st Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
English 0802, 0812, or 0902 Analytical Reading & Writing 4 CO/GW
Foreign Language 1001 Foreign Language (first level) 4  
Core 0800+ One Arts Course 3-4 AR/GA
Core 0800+ One Quantitative Reasoning A Course 3-4 QA/GQ
Subtotal      14-16  
   
Freshman Year – 2nd Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
IH 0851 or 0951 Mosaic: Humanities Seminar I 3 IA/GY
Foreign Language 1002 Foreign Language (second level) 4  
Core 0800+ One Quantitative Reasoning B Course 3-4 QB/GQ
Core 1000+ One Science & Technology A Course 3-4 SA
Anthropology 10xx One Introductory Anthropology Course 3  
Subtotal      16-18  
 
Sophomore Year – 1st Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Foreign Language/
Core
0800+ Foreign Language (third level) or
Core International Studies course
3
IS/GG
IH 0852 or 0952 Mosaic: Humanities Seminar II 3 IB/GZ
Core 0800+ One Science & Technology B Course 3-4 SB/GS
Core 0800+ One American Culture Course 3 AC/GU
Anthropology 2396 Fundamentals of Cultural Anthropology 3 WI
Subtotal      15-16  
 
Sophomore Year – 2nd Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Core 0800+ One Individual and Society Course 3 IN/GB
Core 0800+ One Studies in Race Course 3 RS/GD
Core 0800+ One International Studies Course 3 IS/GG
Anthropology 2104 Fundamentals of Archaeology 3  
Anthropology 2705 Fundamentals of Biological Anthropology 4  
Subtotal      16  
 
Junior Year – 1st Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
CLA/CST 2000+ One 2000+ Humanities/CST Course 3  
Anthropology 2000+ One 2000+ Anthropology Elective 3  
Anthropology 2507 Fundamentals of Linguistic Anthropology 3  
CLA/CST 2000+ One 2000+ CLA/CST Course 3  
CLA/CST 0800+ Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
Any 0800+ One Elective in Any School or College 1-3  
Subtotal     16-18  
 
Junior Year – 2nd Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
CLA/CST 2000+ One 2000+ Humanities/CST Course 3  
Anthropology 2000+ One 2000+ Anthropology Elective 3  
Anthropology 2000+ One 2000+ Anthropology Elective 3  
Anthropology 3000+ One Anthropology Methods Course 3-4  
CLA/CST 0800+ Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
Subtotal      15-16  
 
Senior Year – 1st Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
CLA/CST 1000+ One CLA/CST Writing Intensive Course 3 WI
Anthropology 2000+ One 2000+ Anthropology Elective 3  
Anthropology 2000+ One 2000+ Anthropology Elective 3  
CLA/CST 0800+ Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
CLA/CST 0800+ Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
Any 0800+ One Elective in Any School or College 1-3  
Subtotal      16-18  
 
Senior Year – 2nd Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Anthropology 4396 History of Anthropological Theory 3 WI
CLA/CST 2000+ One 2000+ CLA/CST Course 3  
CLA/CST 0800+ Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
CLA/CST 0800+ Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
CLA/CST 0800+ Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
Subtotal      15  
         
Degree Total   123  

Suggested Semester-by-Semester plans for the Human Biology Track

 

Requirements For New Freshman Students starting in the 2009-2010 Academic year

Freshman Year – 1st Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
English 0802, 0812, or 0902 Analytical Reading & Writing 4 GW
GenEd 08xx or 09xx Quantitative Literacy 4 GQ
Foreign Language 1001 Foreign Language (first level) 4  
GenEd 08xx or 09xx Human Behavior 3 GB
Subtotal      15  
   
Freshman Year – 2nd Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
IH 0851 or 0951 Mosaic: Humanities Seminar I 3 GY
Foreign Language 1002 Foreign Language (second level) 4  
GenEd 08xx or 09xx Race & Diversity 3 GD
GenEd 08xx or 09xx World Society 3 GG
GenEd 08xx or 09xx U.S. Society 3 GU
Subtotal      16  
 
Sophomore Year – 1st Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Foreign Language/
GenEd
0800+ Foreign Language (third level) or
GenEd World Society Course or
Internationally Focused Course From Approved List
3
GG
IH 0852 or 0952 Mosaic: Humanities Seminar II 3 GZ
GenEd 08xx or 09xx Arts 3-4 GA
Biology 1011
  or
1111*
General Biology
     or
Introduction to Biology
(must follow sequence)
4 SA
CLA/CST 0800+ Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
Subtotal      16-17  
 
Sophomore Year – 2nd Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
CLA/CST 2000+ One 2000+ CLA/CST Course 3  
CLA/CST 2000+ One 2000+ CLA/CST Course 3  
CLA/CST 2000+ One 2000+ CLA/CST Course 3  
Biology 1012
  or

2112*
General Biology II
      or

Introduction to Biology
(must follow sequence)
4 SB
CLA/CST 0800+ Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
Subtotal      16  
 
Junior Year – 1st Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
CLA/CST 2000+ One 2000+ Humanities/CST Course 3  
Kinesiology
  or
Biology
1223
  or
2233
Human Anatomy & Physiology I
     or

Mammalian Anatomy
(must follow sequence)
4 SA
Anthropology 2396 Fundamentals of Cultural Anthropology 3 WI
Anthropology 2705 Fundamentals of Biological Anthropology 4  
CLA/CST 0800+ Any CLA/CST Elective 1-3  
Subtotal     15-17  
 
Junior Year – 2nd Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
CLA/CST 2000+ One 2000+ Humanities/CST Course 3  
Kinesiology
   or
Biology
1224
  or

3334
Human Anatomy & Physiology II
   or

Mammalian Physiology
(must follow sequence)
4 SB
Anthropology 3000+ One Advanced Anthropology Course From Approved List 3  
Anthropology 2761/2762/2763/2764 One 276x Anthropology Course
3  
CLA/CST 0800+ Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
Subtotal      16  
 
Senior Year – 1st Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
CLA/CST Elective 2000+ One Major Elective From Approved List 3  
Anthropology 2761/2762/2763/2764 One 276x Anthropology Course
3  
CLA/CST 2000+ One 2000+ CLA/CST Course 3  
CLA/CST 0800+ Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
CLA/CST 0800+ Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
Subtotal      15  
 
Senior Year – 2nd Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
CLA/CST Elective 2000+ One Major Elective From Approved List 3  
Anthropology 4000+ One Anthropology Capstone Course From Approved List
3 WI
CLA/CST 2000+ One 2000+ CLA/CST Course 3  
Any 0800+ One Elective in Any School or College 3  
Any 0800+ One Elective in Any School or College 2-3  
Subtotal      14-15  
         
Degree Total   123  
*Completion of either Biology sequence fulfills the GenEd Science & Technology requirement.

 

Requirements For New Transfer Students starting in the 2009-2010 Academic year

Freshman Year – 1st Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
English 0802, 0812, or 0902 Analytical Reading & Writing 4 CO/GW
Foreign Language 1001 Foreign Language (first level) 4  
Core 0800+ One Quantitative Reasoning A Course 3-4 QA/GQ
Core 0800+ One Arts Course 3-4 AR/GA
Subtotal      14-16  
   
Freshman Year – 2nd Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
IH 0851 or 0951 Mosaic: Humanities Seminar I 3 IA/GY
Foreign Language 1002 Foreign Language (second level) 4  
Core 0800+ One Quantitative Reasoning B Course 3-4 QB/GQ
Anthropology 2705 Fundamentals of Biological Anthropology 4  
Any 0800+ One Elective in Any School or College 1-3  
Subtotal      15-18  
 
Sophomore Year – 1st Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Foreign Language/
Core
0800+ Foreign Language (third level) or
Core International Studies course
3
IS/GG
IH 0852 or 0952 Mosaic: Humanities Seminar II 3 IB/GZ
Core 0800+ One American Culture Course 3 AC/GU
Biology 1011
  or
1111*
General Biology
      or

Introduction to Biology
(must follow sequence)
4 SA
CLA/CST 0800+ Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
Subtotal      16  
 
Sophomore Year – 2nd Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Core 0800+ One Individual and Society Course 3 IN/GB
Core 0800+ One Studies in Race Course 3 RS/GD
Core 0800+ One International Studies Course 3 IS/GG
Biology 1012
  or
2112*
General Biology II
     or
Introduction to Biology
(must follow sequence)
4 SB
CLA/CST 0800+ Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
Subtotal      16  
 
Junior Year – 1st Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
CLA/CST 2000+ One 2000+ Humanities/CST Course 3  
Kinesiology
  or
Biology
1223
  or
2233*
Human Anatomy & Physiology I
    or
Mammalian Anatomy
(must follow sequence)
4 SA
Anthropology 2761/2762/2763/2764 One 276x Anthropology Course
3  
Anthropology 2396 Fundamentals of Cultural Anthropology 3 WI
CLA/CST 2000+ One 2000+ CLA/CST Course 3  
Subtotal     16  
 
Junior Year – 2nd Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
CLA/CST 2000+ One 2000+ Humanities/CST Course 3  
Kinesiology
  or
Biology
1224
  or
3334*
Human Anatomy & Physiology II
    or
Mammalian Physiology
(must follow sequence)
4 SB
Anthropology 2761/2762/2763/2764 One 276x Anthropology Course
3  
Anthropology 3000+ One Advanced Anthropology Course (see list) 3  
CLA/CST 2000+ One 2000+ CLA/CST Course 3  
Subtotal      16  
 
Senior Year – 1st Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
CLA/CST Elective 2000+ One Major Elective From Approved List 3  
CLA/CST 2000+ One 2000+ CLA/CST Course 3  
Any 1000+ One Writing Intensive Course 3 WI
CLA/CST 0800+ Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
CLA/CST 0800+ Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
Subtotal      15  
 
Senior Year – 2nd Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
CLA/CST Elective 2000+ One Major Elective From Approved List 3  
Anthropology 4000+ One Anthropology Capstone Course From Approved List
3 WI
CLA/CST 2000+ One 2000+ CLA/CST Course 3  
CLA/CST 2000+ One 2000+ CLA/CST Course 3  
CLA/CST 0800+ Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
Subtotal      15  
         
Degree Total   123  
*Those not completing an SA/SB sequence must complete another SA/SB sequence in place of CST electives or petition for a waiver.

Suggested Semester-by-Semester plans for the Visual Anthropology Track

 

Requirements For New Freshman Students starting in the 2009-2010 Academic year

Freshman Year – 1st Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
English 0802, 0812, or 0902 Analytical Reading & Writing 4 GW
GenEd 08xx or 09xx Quantitative Literacy 4 GQ
Foreign Language 1001 Foreign Language (first level) 4  
GenEd 08xx or 09xx Human Behavior 3 GB
Subtotal      15  
   
Freshman Year – 2nd Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
IH 0851 or 0951 Mosaic: Humanities Seminar I 3 GY
Foreign Language 1002 Foreign Language (second level) 4  
GenEd 08xx or 09xx Race and Diversity 3 GD
GenEd 08xx or 09xx World Society 3 GG
Anthropology 2408 Fundamentals of the Anthropology of Visual Communication 3  
Subtotal      16  
 
Sophomore Year – 1st Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Foreign Language/
Core
0800+ Foreign Language (third level) or
GenEd World Society Course or
Internationally Focused Course From Approved List
3
GG
IH 0852 or 0952 Mosaic: Humanities Seminar II 3 GZ
GenEd 08xx or 09xx Science & Technology I 3 GS
GenEd 08xx or 09xx U.S. Society 3 GU
Anthropology 2507 Fundamentals of Linguistic Anthropology 3  
Any 0800+ One Elective in Any School or College 2  
Subtotal      17  
 
Sophomore Year – 2nd Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
GenEd 08xx or 09xx Science & Technology II 3 GS
GenEd 08xx or 09xx Arts 3-4 GA
CLA/CST 2000+ One 2000+ CLA/CST Course 3  
Anthropology 2104
  or
2705
Fundamentals of Archaeology
     or
Fundamentals of Biological Anthropology
3

4
 
Anthropology 2396 Fundamentals of Cultural Anthropology 3 WI
Subtotal      15-17  
 
Junior Year – 1st Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
CLA/CST 2000+ One 2000+ Humanities/CST Course 3  
Anthropology 3000+ One Approved Elective (See List or Faculty Advisor) 3  
Anthropology 3000+ One Approved Elective (See List or Faculty Advisor) 3  
CLA/CST 0800+ Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
CLA/CST 0800+ Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
Subtotal     15  
 
Junior Year – 2nd Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
CLA/CST 2000+ One 2000+ Humanities/CST Course 3  
Anthropology 3000+ One Approved Elective (See List or Faculty Advisor) 3  
Anthropology 3000+ One Approved Elective (See List or Faculty Advisor) 3  
CLA/CST 0800+ Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
CLA/CST 0800+ Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
Subtotal      15  
 
Senior Year – 1st Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Anthropology 4444 Anthropological Problems in Visual Production 3  
Anthropology 3000+ One Approved Elective (See List or Faculty Advisor) 3  
CLA/CST 0800+ Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
CLA/CST 0800+ Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
CLA/CST 0800+ Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
Subtotal      15  
 
Senior Year – 2nd Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Anthropology 4496 Research in Visual Anthropology 3 WI
Anthropology 3000+ One Approved Elective (See List or Faculty Advisor) 3  
CLA/CST 0800+ Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
CLA/CST 0800+ Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
Any 0800+ One Elective in Any School or College 3  
Subtotal      15  
         
Degree Total   123  

 

Requirements For New Transfer Students starting in the 2009-2010 Academic year

Freshman Year – 1st Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
English 0802, 0812, or 0902 Analytical Reading & Writing 4 CO/GW
Foreign Language 1001 Foreign Language (first level) 4  
Core 0800+ One Arts Course 3-4 AR/GA
Core 0800+ One Quantitative Reasoning A Course 3-4 QA/GQ
Subtotal      14-16  
   
Freshman Year – 2nd Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
IH 0851 or 0951 Mosaic: Humanities Seminar I 3 IA/GY
Foreign Language 1002 Foreign Language (second level) 4  
Core 0800+ One Quantitative Reasoning B Course 3-4 QB/GQ
Core 0800+ One Science & Technology A Course 3-4 SA/GS
Anthropology 2408 Fundamentals of the Anthropology of Visual Communication 3  
Subtotal      16-18  
 
Sophomore Year – 1st Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Foreign Language/
Core
0800+ Foreign Language (third level) or
Core International Studies course
3
IS/GG
IH 0852 or 0952 Mosaic: Humanities Seminar II 3 IB/GZ
Core 0800+ One Science & Technology B Course 3-4 SB/GS
Core 0800+ One American Culture Course 3 AC/GU
Anthropology 2396 Fundamentals of Cultural Anthropology 3 WI
Subtotal      15-16  
 
Sophomore Year – 2nd Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Core 0800+ One Individual and Society Course 3 IN/GB
Core 0800+ One Studies in Race Course 3 RS/GD
Core 0800+ One International Studies Course 3 IS/GG
Anthropology 2104
  or
2705
Fundamentals of Archaeology
     or
Fundamentals of Biological Anthropology
3

4
 
Anthropology 2507 Fundamentals of Linguistic Anthropology 3  
Any 0800+ One Elective in Any School or College 2  
Subtotal      17-18  
 
Junior Year – 1st Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
CLA/CST 2000+ One 2000+ Humanities/CST Course 3  
Anthropology 3000+ One Approved Elective (See List or Faculty Advisor) 3  
Anthropology 3000+ One Approved Elective (See List or Faculty Advisor) 3  
CLA/CST 0800+ Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
CLA/CST 1000+ One CLA/CST Writing Intensive Course 3 WI
Subtotal     15  
 
Junior Year – 2nd Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
CLA/CST 2000+ One 2000+ Humanities/CST Course 3  
Anthropology 3000+ One Approved Elective (See List or Faculty Advisor) 3  
Anthropology 3000+ One Approved Elective (See List or Faculty Advisor) 3  
CLA/CST 0800+ Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
CLA/CST 0800+ Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
Any 0800+ One Elective in Any School or College 2-3  
Subtotal      17-18  
 
Senior Year – 1st Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Anthropology 3000+ One Approved Elective (See List or Faculty Advisor) 3  
Anthropology 4444 Anthropological Problems in Visual Production 3  
CLA/CST 2000+ One 2000+ CLA/CST Course 3  
CLA/CST 0800+ Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
CLA/CST 0800+ Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
Subtotal      15  
 
Senior Year – 2nd Semester  
Department Course # Course Name Hours RCI
Anthropology 3000+ One Approved Elective (See List or Faculty Advisor) 3  
Anthropology 4496 Research in Visual Anthropology 3 WI
CLA/CST 0800+ Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
CLA/CST 0800+ Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
CLA/CST 0800+ Any CLA/CST Elective 3  
Subtotal      15  
         
Degree Total   123  


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