Anthropology (B.A.)

Program Requirements

Intellectual Foundations Requirements
33-39 credit hours33-39
Anthropology Major Requirements (39-42 credit hours)
Required Courses (21 credit hours)
ANT 100HUMAN ORIGINS3
ANT 101UNDERSTANDING CULTURE3
ANT 200EXPLORATIONS IN ANTHROPOLOGY3
ANT 412SEMINAR IN CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY3
ANT 415SEMINAR IN ARCHAEOLOGY3
ANT 418SEMINAR IN BIOLOGICAL ANTHROPOLOGY3
ANT 488INTERNSHIP IN ANTHROPOLOGY3
Electives (12-15 credit hours)
Select one course from each of the following areas:12-15
Archaeology (3 credit hours)
HISTORICAL ARCHAEOLOGY 1
MESOAMERICAN ARCHAEOLOGY
ARCHAEOLOGY OF NORTH AMERICA
WORLD PREHISTORY
GENDER AND ARCHAEOLOGY
ANCIENT CIVILIZATION
Biological Anthropology (3 credit hours)
CASE STUDIES IN BIOLOGICAL ANTHROPOLOGY 1
PRIMATOLOGY
ANTHROPOLOGY OF DISEASE
THE HUMAN SKELETON
FORENSIC ANTHROPOLOGY
THE HUMAN FOSSIL RECORD
Regional/Cultural/Topical Courses (3 credit hours)
INDIGENOUS PEOPLES OF WESTERN NORTH AMERICA
INDIGENOUS PEOPLES OF EASTERN NORTH AMERICA
THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF EUROPE
PEOPLES OF AFRICA
PEOPLES OF ASIA
URBAN ANTHROPOLOGY
INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY
INDIGENOUS HAWAIIANS
ETHNOPRIMATOLOGY
WOMEN IN ANTHROPOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE
INDIGENOUS ART OF NORTH AMERICA
GLOBAL MARRIAGE PRACTICES
PRACTICING ANTHROPOLOGY
CULTURE AND ECOLOGY
THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF CONTEMPORARY ISSUES
LANGUAGE AND CULTURE
RELIGION, MAGIC, AND CULTURE
ETHNOGRAPHY OF TURKEY
Experiential Courses (3-6 credit hours)
ARCHAEOLOGICAL METHOD (6)
RESEARCH METHODS IN CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
RESEARCH METHODS IN PRIMATOLOGY
VISUAL ANTHROPOLOGY
ANCIENT MATERIALS
SPECIAL PROJECT (1-3)
HONORS RESEARCH
INDEPENDENT STUDY (3-9)
Two Other Courses, From Any Area, Selected by Advisement (6 credit hours)
Select two courses 6
All College Electives
45-54 credit hours45-54
Total Credit Hours120
 
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Courses listed with 1 may count towards the major requirements if student is also a Forensic Anthropology (ANT 220)  or Indigenous Studies (ANT 250) Minor.

Note: ANT 389 may be used to fill one or more of the elective requirements according to content in any given semester. You may take only three ANT 389 courses over the duration of your time at Buffalo State. Please contact your advisor to determine the appropriate designation.