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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 2016:

AY112fs  Cultural Anthropology BESTEMAN/FACULTY
AY252f    Language in Culture and Society HALVORSON
AY255fs  Global Health: Critical Perspectives on Health, Care, and Policy Listed as Global Studies 255. EL-SHAARAWI
AY256f    Land, Food, Culture, and Power MILLS
AY259fs  Reading Ethnography BESTEMAN
AY297f    Global Displacement: Understanding Refugees and Refugee Policy Listed as Global Studies 297. EL-SHAARAWI
AY297Bf  The Art and Politics of Revolution in Latin America .Revolutions humanities lab. TATE
AY297Cf  The World at Play MENAIR
AY313fs  Researching Cultural Diversity TATE
AY333fs  Contemporary Theory BESTEMAN
AY341f    Culture, Mobility, Identity: Encounters in the African Diaspora BHIMULL
AY344f    Black Radical Imaginations BHIMULL
AY373f    The Anthropology of Gender and Sexuality MILLS
AY483]    Honors in Anthropology Prerequisite: Senior standing, admission to the honors program, and permission of the supervising faculty member. Three or four credit hours.
AY491f, 492s    Independent Study Individual topics in areas where the student has demonstrated the interest and competence necessary for independent work. Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor. Two to four credit hours. FACULTY