The M.A. in Anthropology

The Master of Arts program is designed to train students for proficiency in the general field of Anthropology with a specialization in Historical Archaeology. Students complete 30 semester hours of coursework and write a thesis. Most students complete the course work in two semesters, and their thesis in the year following.

Typical Schedule of Courses for Terminal M.A.
Fall Semester 
  • ANTH 600 Socio-Cultural Theory [3] 
  • Elective [3]
  • Elective [3] 
  • Elective [3]
  • ANTH 700 Thesis [3] 
Spring Semester
  • ANTH 603 Archaeological Theory [3]
  • Elective [3]
  • Elective [3]
  • Elective [3]
  • ANTH 700 Thesis [3]

Total: 15 credits per semester = 30 credits total