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B.A. in Anthropology

B.A. in Anthropology

American University

American University, Washington D.C., United States
  • QS World University Rankings
    651-700
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
Major Requirements 48 credit hours with grades of C or better Course Requirements CORE COURSES (24 CREDIT HOURS) ANTH-250 Human Origins FA5 (3) ANTH-251 Anthropological Theory (3) ANTH-253 Introduction to Archaeology (3) ANTH-254 Language and Culture (3) ANTH-439 Culture, History, Power, Place (3) ANTH-440 Contemporary Ethnographies (3) ANTH-450 Anthropology of Power (3) ANTH-452 Anthropological Research Methods (3) FIELDWORK (3 CREDIT HOURS) Note: Other fieldwork, including study abroad programs or community service learning projects, may be used with the approval of the student's advisor. Complete 3 credit hours from the following: ANTH-491 Internship in Anthropology (1-6) ANTH-550 Ethnographic Field Methods (3) ANTH-560 Summer Field School: Archaeology (1-9) ELECTIVE COURSES (21 CREDIT HOURS) Complete 21 credit hours from the following with a minimum of 12 credit hours at the 300 level or above: ANTH-210 Roots of Racism and Interracial Harmony FA3 (3) ANTH-215 Sex, Gender, and Culture FA3 (3) ANTH-220 Living in Multicultural Societies FA3 (3) ANTH-225 Language and Human Experience FA1 (3) ANTH-235 Early America: The Buried Past FA2 (3) ANTH-330 Magic, Witchcraft, and Religion (3) ANTH-331 Taboos (3) ANTH-334 Environmental Justice (3) ANTH-337 Anthropology of Genocide (3) ANTH-350 Special Topics (3) ANTH-498 Senior Thesis in Anthropology (1-6) ANTH-531 Topics in Archaeology (3) ANTH-534 Class and Culture (3) ANTH-535 Ethnicity and Nationalism (3) ANTH-537 Topics in Language and Culture (3) ANTH-542 Reinventing Applied Anthropology (3) ANTH-543 Anthropology of Development (3) ANTH-544 Topics in Public Anthropology (3)