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Typical Plan of Study

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

Year 1
Fall
  • ANTH600 - Socio-Cultural Theory (3)
  • Elective (3)
  • Linguistic Anthropology and/or Biological Anthropology (3-6)
  • ANTH700 - Thesis (3)
Spring
  •  ANTH690 - Directed Research (3) - (possible choice)
  • ANTH603 - Archaeological Theory (3)
  • Linguistic Anthropology and/or Biological Anthropology (3-6)
  • Elective (3)
  • ANTH700 - Thesis
  • Presentation and Paper prospectus
Year 2
Fall
  • Three elective classes (9)
  • ANTH690 - Directed Research (3)
Spring
  • Two elective classes (6)
  • ANTH640 - Presentation and Paper (3)
  • Presentation and Paper due
Summer
  • Draft grant proposal (due September 1)
Year 3
Fall
  • Three elective classes (9)
  • Language Examination due
Spring
  • Qualifying Examination due
  • ANTH800 - Dissertation (12)
Year 4
  • Dissertation proposal defense
  • Grant proposal submission
  • Begin dissertation research
Year 5+
  • Dissertation research and writing