BA Major

Combine your study of Anthropology with a broad range of electives in Anthropology and other subjects. 

The program consists of:

First Year

  • ANTH 100 (1.5 units)

Second Year

  • ANTH 200, 240, 250, 260 (6.0 units)

Third and Fourth Years

  • ANTH 317, 318 or 319 (1.5 units)
  • Area Studies: 1.5 units from ANTH 323, 325, 329, 336, 340, 347, 365, 371, 391, 398, 433, 449, 481, 491
  • Method and Theory: 3 units from ANTH 309, 311, 317, 318, 319, 343, 367, 380, 381, 400A, 400B, 402, 405, 409, 441, 450, 454, 460, 485, 495, SOSC 300
  • Anthropology Breadth Requirement: 7.5 units - Students must complete two courses (3.0 units) in two of the three subfields listed below, plus one course (1.5 units) in a third subfield
    • Archaeology: ANTH 315, 340, 341, 343, 344, 346, 347, 348, 349, 360, 361, 362, 365, 367, 392, 397, 398, 449, 482, 492
    • Cultural Anthropology: ANTH 302, 303, 304, 305, 306, 307, 308, 310, 312, 314, 315, 365, 366, 372, 373, 382, 393, 405, 408, 410, 483, 493
    • Biological Anthropology: ANTH 350, 351, 352, 355, 356, 357, 394, 450, 452, 455, 484, 494
  • Additional requirements1.5 additional units of 300- or 400-level ANTH courses
    • 3.0 units from the above courses must be taken at the 400 level

Total units: 22.5

BA Major prior to May 2016

The below information is for those who started the majors program prior to May 2016. Please see the undergraduate advisor Becky Wigen if you have started your major program prior to May 2016 and would like to switch to the new program's criteria. Use the Major Program Planning Worksheet to help plan your BA Major program.

The program consists of:

First year Units
ANTH 100 1.5
Second year Units
ANTH 200240 and 250 4.5
Third and fourth years Units
Area
From: ANTH 323325329330332336337338391433481, 491 1.5
Archaeology
From: ANTH 315, 340341342343344346347348349360365392397, 398449482492 3.0
Cultural anthropology
From: ANTH 302303304305306307308310312, 315335365366393401, 405406408410483, 493 3.0
Biological anthropology
From: ANTH 350351352355356394450452453455484, 494 3.0
Method and theory
From: ANTH 309311316317318335343380395400A400B401402405409441450454460485495SOSC 300  3.0
Additional requirements
1.5 additional units from the above courses, or ANTH 396 if not used to satisfy the linguistics requirements 1.5
1.5 units of Linguistics as offered by the Linguistics Department or 1.5 units of ANTH 396 1.5
Third and fourth years total
16.5
Total units 22.5

*Please note: 3.0 units from the above courses must be taken at the 400 level