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Anthropology - B.A. Program Requirements

For semester-by-semester course sequencing for this program, view the 2010-2011 Roadmap.

Type Legend: DD Diversity–Domestic; DG Diversity–Global; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts: KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core, diversity and writing-intensive requirements.

Type Course Title Credits
  US 10097 Destination Kent State: First Year Experience 1
MAJOR PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (33 credits)  Courses count in major GPA 
Type Course Title Credits
ANTH 18210 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 3
  18420 Introduction to Archaeology 3
    38630 Principles of Biological Anthropology 3
    3/4xxxx Anthropology Elective 12
  Choose from the following: 3
WIC ANTH 38480 Archaeological Analysis (3)*  
    48225 Archaeology of Death (3)  
    48425 Ancient Mesoamerica (3)  
    48440 Archaeology of Ancient Ohio (3)  
    48450 States and Empires (3)  
  Choose from the following: 3
  ANTH 38240 Culture and Personality (3)  
    48250 Culture and Curing (3)  
    48260 Culture Conflict (3)  
    48270 Native Peoples of North America (3)  
    48630 Pacific Island Cultures (3)  
  Choose from the following: 3
  ANTH 38680 Primate Societies (3)  
    48810 Human Paleontology (3)  
    48820 Human Musculo-Skeletal System (3)  
WIC   48830 Human Behavioral Ecology and Evolution (3)*  
    48835 Primate Ecology and Conservation (3)  
    48840 Natural Selection in Perspective (3)  
  Choose from the following 3
  ANTH 48212 Kinship and Social Organization (3)  
WIC   48214 Politics of Culture (3)*  
Type Title Credits
  Foreign Language 14-16
  Kent Core Additional (must be from two categories) 3
  Kent Core Basic Sciences (must include one laboratory) 9-10
  Kent Core Composition 6-8
  Kent Core Humanities and Fine Arts (minimum one course from each)
  Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning 3-5
  Kent Core Social Sciences (must be from two disciplines) 6
  General Electives (minimum 21 upper division credit hours) 37

*A minimum C grade must be earned in either ANTH 38480, ANTH 48214 or ANTH 48830 in order to fulfill the writing-intensive requirement.

To fulfill the diversity requirement: students must take a domestic diversity course that is a not an ANTH course.