Anthropology Degree 4-Year Plan

The 4-Year Plan is a model for completing your BS in Anthropology degree in a timely manner. The plan below is one of several possible ways for you to complete the Anthropology degree. Your individualized plan may look different if you have already fulfilled some requirements. Check your Financial Aid as it may require additional term credits for full-time funding. You must complete all university and program requirements successfully to complete this degree (GPA, 120 credits, LASC, WI, residency).

The 4-Year Plan is a model for completing your BS in Anthropology with Archaeology emphasis degree in a timely manner. The plan below is one of several possible ways for you to complete the Anthropology with Archeology emphasis degree. Your individualized plan may look different if you have already fulfilled some requirements. Check your Financial Aid as it may require additional term credits for full-time funding. You must complete all university and program requirements successfully to complete this degree (GPA, 120 credits, LASC, WI, residency).

PDF version of the BS in Anthropology with Archaeology Emphasis Roadmap

  • Program: Bachelor of Science: Anthropology with Archaeology Emphasis
  • Total Credits: 120
  • Catalog: 2021-2022

First Year: Fall 2021-Spring 2022

Curriculum Course Course Title Credits
Fall 2021 (1st Fall)
Core Requirement: LASC Goal 3 ANTH 120 Intro to Physical Anthropology 3
First-Year Experience Course FYE 101 First Year Experience 1
LASC Goal 1A COMM 100 Speech Communication 3
LASC Goal 3 GEOS 115/115L Physical Geology - Recommended 4
LASC Goal 2     3
Total Credits: 14
Spring 2022 (1st Spring)
Core Requirement: LASC Goal 8 ANTH 110 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 3
Core Requirement: LASC Goal 5 ANTH 115 Archaeology 3
Elective: LASC Goal 5 GEOS 210 Cartography 3
LASC Goal 1B ENGL 101 English Composition 3
LASC Goal 6   Different Rubric from ANTH 3
Consider taking a remedial math course if needed.
Total Credits: 15

 

Second Year: Fall 2022-Spring 2023

Curriculum Course Course Title Credits
Fall 2022 (2nd Fall)
Core Requirement: ANTH 248 Ideas of Culture 3
Emphasis Requirement: Anth Archaeology 9-cred Requirement ANTH 300 Contemporary Anthropology 3
Elective: GEOS 205 Spatial Thinking 3
Elective: GEOS 117 Water Land and People - Recommended 4
LASC Goal 4     3
Total Credits: 16
Spring 2023 (2nd Spring)
Emphasis Requirement: Anth Archaeology 9-cred Requirement ANTH 217 The Rise of Civilization 3
Emphasis Requirement: ANTH 315 North American Archaeology 3
LASC Goal 6   Different Rubric from ANTH 3
LASC Goal 5/WI   Different Rubric from ANTH 3
Elective:     3
Total Credits: 15

 

Third Year: Fall 2023-Spring 2024

Curriculum Course Course Title Credits
Fall 2023 (3rd Fall)
Emphasis Requirement: Applied Archaeology 6-credit Requirement ANTH 301 Archaeological Prospection 3
Emphasis Requirement: Anth Archaeology 9-cred Requirement ANTH 350 Geoarchaeology 3
Emphasis Requirement: Applied Archaeology 6-credit Requirement ANTH 451 Archaeology Lab 3
Core Requirement: WI for major ANTH 492 Seminar in Anthropology 3
Elective: GEOS 207 GPS Field Techniques 3
Total Credits: 15
Spring 2024 (3rd Spring)
Emphasis Requirement: Anth-Cultural 1-course 300+ Requirement ANTH 3**   3
Elective: GEOS 307 Introduction to GIS 3
Elective:     3
LASC Goal 7     3
LASC Goal 9     3
Total Credits: 15

 

Fourth: Fall 2024-Spring 2025

Curriculum Course Course Title Credits
Fall 2024 (4th Fall)
Elective: Recommended Extra Arch Area Course ANTH 337 The Maya 3
Restricted Elective: 9 credits ANTH 200+ ANTH ***   3
Writing Intensive: 200-level or higher GEOS 315 Sedimentology and Stratigraphy 3
Elective: GEOS 415 Reading Geochemical Fingerprints 3
Elective:     3
Total Credits: 15
Spring 2025 (4th Spring)
Restricted Elective: 9 credits ANTH 200+ ANTH ***   3
Restricted Elective: 9 credits ANTH 200+ ANTH ***   3
Elective: Recommended Tri-College course SOIL 210 Introduction to Soil Science 3
Writing Intensive: 200-level or higher     3
LASC Goal 10     3
Total Credits: 15

The 4-Year Plan is a model for completing your BS in Anthropology with Cultural Anthropology emphasis degree in a timely manner. The plan below is one of several possible ways for you to complete the Anthropology with Cultural Anthropology emphasis degree. Your individualized plan may look different if you have already fulfilled some requirements. Check your Financial Aid as it may require additional term credits for full-time funding. You must complete all university and program requirements successfully to complete this degree (GPA, 120 credits, LASC, WI, residency).

PDF version of the BS in Anthropology with Cultural Anthropology Emphasis Roadmap

  • Program: Bachelor of Science: Anthropology with Cultural Anthropology Emphasis
  • Total Credits: 120
  • Catalog: 2021-2022

First Year: Fall 2021-Spring 2022

Curriculum Course Course Title Credits
Fall 2021 (1st Fall)
Core Requirement: LASC Goal 8 ANTH 110 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 3
Core Requirement: LASC Goal 5 ANTH 115 Archaeology 3
Elective     3
First-Year Experience Course FYE 101 First Year Experience 1
LASC Goal 1A COMM 100 Speech Communication 3
LASC Goal 2     3
Total Credits: 16
Spring 2022 (1st Spring)
Core Requirement: LASC Goal 3 ANTH 120 Intro to Physical Anthropology 3
Elective: LASC Goal 5 GEOS 210 Cartography 3
LASC Goal 1B ENGL 101 English Composition 3
LASC Goal 6/WI     3
LASC Goal 3   Different Rubric from ANTH 3
Consider taking a remedial math course if needed.
Total Credits: 15

 

Second Year: Fall 2022-Spring 2023

Curriculum Course Course Title Credits
Fall 2022 (2nd Fall)
Core Requirement: ANTH 248 Ideas of Culture 3
Emphasis Requirement: ANTH 265 Language and Culture 3
Elective: GEOS 205 Spatial Thinking - Recommended 3
Elective:     3
LASC Goal 4     3
Total Credits: 15
Spring 2023 (2nd Spring)
Emphasis Requirement: ANTH *** Choose from ANTH 202, 309, 313 3
Emphasis Requirement: ANTH ***   3
LASC Goal 6     3
LASC Goal 5     3
General Elective/Minor Course:     3
Total Credits: 15

 

Third Year: Fall 2023-Spring 2024

Curriculum Course Course Title Credits
Fall 2023 (3rd Fall)
Emphasis Requirement: ANTH 3**   3
Core Requirement: WI for major ANTH 492 Seminar in Anthropology 3
Elective: GEOS 207 GPS Field Techniques - Recommended 3
General Elective/Minor Course:     3
General Elective/Minor Course:     3
Total Credits: 15
Spring 2024 (3rd Spring)
Emphasis Requirement: ANTH 360 Applied Ethnographic Methods 3
Emphasis Requirement: ANTH 380 Traditional Cultures 3
Elective: GEOS 307 Introduction to GIS 3
LASC Goal 7     3
LASC Goal 9     3
Total Credits: 15

 

Fourth: Fall 2024-Spring 2025

Curriculum Course Course Title Credits
Fall 2024 (4th Fall)
Emphasis Requirement: ANTH ***   3
Restricted Electives: ANTH ***   3
General Elective/Minor Course:     3
General Elective/Minor Course:     3
Writing Intensive: 200-level or higher     3
Total Credits: 15
Spring 2025 (4th Spring)
Emphasis Requirement:     3
Emphasis Requirement:     3
Writing Intensive: 200-level or higher     3
General Elective/Minor Course:     2
LASC Goal 10     3
Total Credits: 14