Undergraduate Courses by Subfield

Anthropology majors and minors will take courses in the subfields of Archaeology, Biological Anthropology, and Socio-Cultural Anthropology. Several courses are listed under more than one subfield. A course may count toward fulfilling a student's requirement in one and only one subfield.

The fourth subfield, Linguistics, exists as a separate, inter-disciplinary program which offers both a major and a minor. A number of courses are cross-listed in both Anthropology and Linguistics: ANTH 308: Language and Culture; ANTH 411: Historical Linguistics; ANTH 418: Language Patterns; ANTH 413: Language and Society; and ANTH 415: Linguistic Anthropology. These courses may count as credits towards a major in Anthropology but do not fulfill the requirement to take one course in each of the three other subfields.

For the most current information about courses offered in Anthropology, check theDynamic Schedule or the Open Course List.