Complete any additional 3 credits in anthropology.
Specific topical emphasis for this course varies by offering. See catalog course descriptions for details.
Other upper-division special topics courses (ANTH A490) or independent study courses (ANTH A397 or ANTH A497) may be petitioned to satisfy methodological or topical/theoretical course requirements, depending on course content.
A minimum of 120 credits is required for the degree, of which 42 credits must be upper-division.
Honors in Anthropology
The award of honors in anthropology recognizes outstanding achievement by undergraduate majors in the study of anthropology. To be eligible for departmental honors, a student must satisfy the following requirements:
Be a declared anthropology major.
Satisfy all of the requirements for a BA or BS in Anthropology.
Earn a grade point average of 3.50 or above in courses specific to the anthropology major.
Complete a senior thesis project (taken as ANTH A499), based on library, laboratory or field research resulting in a substantial, thesis-quality paper defended before the anthropology faculty. The course may be taken on a one-semester (3-credit) or two-semester (6-credit) basis.