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Program Requirements for the Anthropology Major

Major in anthropology

40 credits in anthropology (ANTH) and sociology/anthropology (SOAN) courses, including:

Either:

One semester of study abroad:

One other 300-level course:

Seniors are required to take a 400-level seminar:

In addition to the SOAN 485/486 sequence. Students may elect to count SOCL 101 for major credit. Under certain circumstances, the study abroad requirement may be waived or adapted for students unable to travel internationally.

For a minor in anthropology

Twenty credits in anthropology (ANTH) and sociology/anthropology (SOAN) courses, including ANTH 111; one world area, course in the department or, with approval of SOAN chair, a world area course from another department (e.g. HIST); and at least one 300- or 400-level course.

The following core courses in the major must be completed with a grade of C- or higher: ANTH 111 or SOCL 101 (for the respective major), SOAN 307, SOAN 385, SOAN 400-level seminar, SOAN 485/486. Seniors are required to take a 400-level seminar (SOAN 404, 456, 454, 460, or 470) in addition to the SOAN 485/486 sequence. These seminars serve as a capstone experience in which majors build on their four-year course sequence and draw on both theory and methods training to produce original thesis research on a topic of sociological and/or anthropological significance.

For Oregon Preliminary Teaching licensure in social studies: a student majoring in anthropology or sociology must also complete a secondary education major with licensure. In order to complete the secondary education major with licensure, students should begin taking education courses no later than their sophomore year. The student must be advised by faculty in both majors.