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  Jul 24, 2017
 
University General Course Catalog 2012-2013 ARCHIVED CATALOG: CONTENT NO LONGER CURRENT. USE THE DROP DOWN ABOVE TO ACCESS THE CURRENT CATALOG.

Anthropology, B.A.


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I. University Core Curriculum Requirement (36-46 units)


NOTE: Refer to the Core Curriculum  chapter of this catalog for information regarding the “Core English and Math Completion Policy”.

A. English (3-8 units)


Refer to the “English” section of the Core Curriculum  chapter in this catalog.

NOTE: Students who place into ENG 102  are not required to complete ENG 101 .

B. Mathematics (3-6 units)


Refer to the “Mathematics” section of the Core Curriculum  chapter in this catalog. 

C. Natural Sciences (6-8 units)


Refer to the “Natural Sciences” section of the Core Curriculum  chapter in this catalog.

D. Social Sciences (3 units)


Refer to the “Social Sciences” section of the Core Curriculum  chapter in this catalog.

E. Fine Arts (3 units)


Refer to the “Fine Arts” section of the Core Curriculum  chapter in this catalog. 

F. Core Humanities (9 units)


Refer to the “Core Humanities” section of the Core Curriculum  chapter in this catalog. 

G. Capstone (6 units)


The department recommends that student select one Capstone course from the following Anthropology courses as all can also be used to fulfill a major requirement below. Refer to the “Capstone” section of the Core Curriculum  chapter in this catalog to select a second Capstone outside Anthropology from the General Capstone list.

H. Diversity (3 units)


 Refer to the “Social Sciences” section of the Core Curriculum  chapter in this catalog.

II. Additional College Requirements (6-20 units)


Units may vary depending on initial course placement in foreign language coursework.

A. Foreign Language (0-14 units)


Successful completion of the foreign language requirement may be accomplished through one of five options: 1.) complete a fourth-semester college course in a foreign language; 2.) complete and transfer to UNR a fourth-semester course in American Sign Language; 3.) demonstrate proficiency through placement examination or other means through the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures; 4.) show transcript evidence of successful completion of a fourth-year high school course in foreign language; or 5.) participate in a studies abroad program preapproved by the college to meet the foreign language requirement.

B. College Breadth Requirement (6 units)


Students seeking a Bachelor of Arts degree in the college shall be required to take, within the College of Liberal Arts, two courses that are outside the departments in which they major or minor, and that exclude courses taken to fulfill Core Curriculum requirements.

III. Major Requirements (27-33 units)


A. Required Major Courses (9-15 units)


When ANTH 101 is taken to satisfy the Core Curriculum “Social Sciences” requirement and an ANTH course is used to satisfy the Core Curriculum “Capstone” requirement above, 9 new units are required here.

B. All majors must take at least 18 units from the following list:


When ANTH 470R is taken to satisfy the Core Curriculum “Diversity” requirement above, at least 15 new units are required here. 

IV. Minor Requirements (18-21 units)


The Anthropology Department accepts any minor approved by the College of Liberal Arts. Two closely related interdisciplinary programs are Museum Studies and Historic Preservation, both of which are available as approved minors. See the Interdisciplinary  Programs section of this catalog for descriptions.

V. Electives (0-33 units)


VI. Total Units (120 units)


Forty-two or more units must be in courses numbered 300-499.

VII. Recommended Schedule


A. First Year


Fall Semester (16 units)


Spring Semester (16 units)


B. Second Year


Fall Semester (15-17 units)


Spring Semester (15 units)


  • CH 202 - The Modern World (3 units)
  • Foreign Language 212 (3 units)
  • College Breadth Requirement (100-200 level) (3 units)
  • Minor (100-200 level) (3 units)
  • General Elective (3 units)

C. Third Year


Fall Semester (15 units)


Spring Semester (15 units)


  • ANTH electives (6 units)
  • Minor (300-400 level) (3 units)
  • General Elective (6 units)

D. Fourth Year


Fall Semester (15 units)


  • ANTH elective (3 units)
  • Core Curriculum Capstone (3 units)
  • Minor (300-400 level) (3 units)
  • General Electives (6 units)

Spring Semester (13-15 units)


  • ANTH (3 units) (Capstone)
  • General Electives (4-6 units)
  • Minor (300-400 level) (3 units)

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