Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology: Forensic Concentration

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The following eight-semester schedule of courses provides a recommended framework for completing this program of study in four years. 


Course Credits
Freshman Year  
First Semester 16
ANT 100  Introduction to Anthropology 3
ANT 254  Introduction to Forensic Anthropology 3
ENG 101  English Composition I 3
UNI 100  First-Year Seminar 1
Free Elective 3
General Education  OR  Minor Courses 3
   
Second Semester 15
ANT 290  Archaeology 3
Free Electives 6
General Education  OR  Minor Courses 6
   
Sophomore Year  
Third Semester 15
ANT 245  Human Osteology 3
MAT 215  Statistics  OR  PSY 220  Descriptive Statistics 3
Free Elective
3
General Education  OR  Minor Courses
6
   
Fourth Semester 15
ANT 340  Research Lab in Physical Anthropology 3
Free Electives 6
General Education  OR  Minor Course 6
   
Junior Year  
Fifth Semester 15
ANT 370  Forensic Archaeology
3
ANT 421  Anthropological Thought
3
Free Elective
3
General Education  OR  Minor Courses 6
   
Sixth Semester 15
ANT 446  Advanced Forensic Anthropology 3
Related Elective* 3
Free Electives
6
General Education  OR  Minor Course
3
   
Senior Year  
Seventh Semester 15
ANT 499  Senior Seminar in Anthropology 3
Free Electives 9
General Education  OR  Minor Course 3
   
Eighth Semester 15
ANT 497 Seminar in Physical Anthropology 3
Free Electives 9
General Education or Minor Course 3
Total 120

* Related Electives

  • ANT 101  Archaeology Field School (extra)
  • ANT 200  Old World Prehistory
  • ANT 220  Aztecs, Mayas and Incas
  • ANT 231  Medical Anthropology
  • ANT 255  World Ethnology
  • ANT 280  Indians of North America
  • ANT 300  Cultural Views of Women
  • ANT 345  Cultural Politics of Food and Eating
  • ANT 379  Special Problems in Anthropology
  • ANT 385  Primate Social Behavior
  • ANT 390  Human Origins
  • ANT/BIO 232  Biological Anthropology
  • ANT (3 credits)

Note: ANT 101 Archaeology Field School (extra) is required of all anthropology majors and is typically offered every other summer.