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Major Requirements

Fall 1997 to Spring 2001


Students majoring in anthropology for the B.A. degree in anthropology must declare such by the time they have completed 60 semester hours. Majors must complete a minimum of 36 semester hours in anthropology with a grade of C (2.0) or better in each course, at least 19 hours of which must be at the upper-division level and a minimum of 15 semester hours must be taken from UC Denver faculty. (Note that all upper-division courses have lower-division prerequisites).

The chart below provides you with a table of the requirements. You may wish to print a copy of this table for your records.

Required Introductory Courses

  • ANTH 1303 Introduction to Biological Anthropology -- 4 credits
  • ANTH 2102 Culture and the Human Experience -- 3 credits
  • ANTH 4801 Senior Seminar: The Anthropological Perspective (currently 4810-Integrating Anthropology) -- 3 credits

Take Three of the Following:

  • ANTH 1302 Introduction to Archaeology -- 4 credits
  • ANTH 3101 Human Culture -- 3 credits
  • ANTH 3121 Language and Communication -- 3 credits
  • ANTH 3301 Archaeology and Prehistory -- 3 credits
  • ANTH 3512 Issues in Human Evolution -- 3 credits

Total Elective Units Remaining: 17-18

Recommended Courses:
  • ANTH 4050 Quantitative Methods in Anthropology -- 3 credits