Typical Plan of Study

For Students in the Sequential M.A./Ph.D. program

Year 1
Fall
  • ANTH600: Socio-Cultural Theory (3)
  • ANTH603: Archaeological Theory (3)
  • Linguistic Anthropology
  • Biological Anthropology
  • 3 credits of ANTH700: Thesis
Spring
  •  ANTH690: Directed Research (3)
  • Three elective classes
  • 3 credits of ANTH700: Thesis
  • Presentation and Paper prospectus
Year 2
Fall
  • Three elective classes
  • ANTH690: Directed Research (3)
Spring
  • Two elective classes
  • ANTH640: Presentation and Paper (3)
  • Presentation and Paper
Summer
  • Draft grant proposal (due September 1)
Year 3
Fall
  • Three elective classes
  • Language examination
Spring
  • Qualifying examination
  • 6 credits of ANTH800: Dissertation
Year 4
  • Dissertation proposal defense
  • Grant proposal submission
  • Begin dissertation research
Year 5+
  • Dissertation research and writing