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The Standard (Terminal) 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