For a full listing of anthropology courses (including those not offered in 2018-19) click here.


Ten courses, including: Anthropology 112, 313, 333, and one advanced seminar taken in the second semester of the senior year and chosen from courses at the 400 level; one culture area course normally selected from courses designated as such in the course description (consult your advisor for appropriate selections in any given semester); five elective courses, including at least two at the 300 level or equivalent. In addition to Anthropology 112, a maximum of one other anthropology course taught at the 100 level may be counted toward the major.

The point scale for retention of the major applies to all courses offered toward the major. No courses for the major may be taken satisfactory/unsatisfactory.


Fall 2018


AY112     Cultural Anthropology  MENAIR/ HALVORSON/RAZSA
AY232     Oral History Ethnographic Research Lab: Waterville Main Street  TATE
AY236     Illegal Drugs, Law, and the State TATE
AY244     Anthropology of Religion  STROHL
AY253     Goods, Gifts, and Globalizing Consumers HALVORSON 
                Listed as GS253
AY256     Land, Food, Culture, and Power MILLS 
AY259     Reading Ethnography  BESTEMAN
AY268     Politics of Satire and Humor in Modern China ZHANG
                Listed as EA268
AY297     Gender Ideologies in Discours MENAIR
AY313     Researching Cultural Diversity STROHL
AY333     Contemporary Theory BHIMULL
AY339     Asian Pacific Modernities MILLS
AY344     Black Radical Imaginations BHIMULL
AY365     Space, Place, and Belonging TATE
AY374     Public Anthropology BESTEMAN
AY397     Police, Klansmen, Colonizers, and Cultures of White Power MARSHALL
AY457     Insurgent Mobilities Lab: Migrants, Activists, the Balkan Route RAZSA
                Listed as GS497



JanPlan 2019


AY119    The Anthropology of Utopias HRISKOS
AY221   Of Beasts, Pets, and Wildlife: What Animals Mean to Humans MENAIR


Spring 2019


AY112     Cultural Anthropology  STROHL/ TATE/ MILLS
AY211     Human Rights and Social Justice in Global Perspective RAZSA
AY231     Caribbean Cultures BHIMULL
AY262     Music in Life, Music as Culture: Introduction to Ethnomusicology   
                ZELENSKY Listed as MU262
AY298     Cultural Accounting of Business and Work MENAIR
AY316     Religion and Social Change in Contemporary Africa HALVORSON
                Listed as GS316
AY341     Culture, Mobility, Identity: Encounters in the African Diaspora BHIMULL
AY355     Aging and Public Policy in East Asia ZHANG 
                Listed as EA355
AY363     Secrecy and Power STROHL
AY455     Intervention: The Ethics and Politics of Humanitarianism                   
                EL-SHAAWARI Listed as GS455
AY464     Anthropology of Food MILLS