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Anthropology Major

Requirements

Lower-Division Core Courses, 12 Credits

  • ANTY 210N (ANTH 210N) Introduction to Physical Anthropology, 3 cr.
  • ANTY 220S (ANTH 220S) Culture & Society, 3 cr.
  • ANTY 250S (ANTH 250S) Introduction to Archaeology, 3 cr.
  • LING 270S Introduction to Linguistics, 3cr.

Subarea I: Theory and Methods, 6 Credits

Anthropological Theory:

  • ANTY 312 (ANTH 410) Human Evolution
  • ANTY 400 (ANTH 400) History of Anthropology
  • ANTY 403E (ANTH 403E) Ethics and Anthropology
  • ANTY 404 (ANTH 404) Anthropological Museology
  • ANTY 415 (ANTH 415) Emergence of Modern Humans
  • ANTY 430 (ANTH 430) Social Anthropology
  • ANTY 450 (ANTH 450) Archaeological Theory
  • ANTY 456 (ANTH 456) Historic Sites Archaeology
  • ANTY 458 (ANTH 458) Archaeology of Hunter-Gatherers
  • LING 470  Linguistic Analysis

Anthropological Methods:

  • ANTY 402 (ANTH 448) Quantitative Ethnographic Methods
  • ANTY 408 (ANTH 402) Advanced Anthropological Statistics
  • ANTY 412 (ANTH 412) Osteology
  • ANTY 413 (ANTH 413) Forensic and Mortuary Archaeology
  • ANTY 416 (ANTH 416) Dental Anthropology
  • ANTY 431 (ANTH 431) Ethnographic Field Methods
  • ANTY 451 (ANTH 451) Cultural Resource Management
  • ANTY 454 (ANTH 454) Lithic Technology
  • ANTY 455 (ANTH 455) Artifact Analysis
  • ANTY 466 (ANTH 466) Archaeological Survey
  • ANTY 476 (ANTH 476) Methods for Teaching Native Languages
  • ANTY 495 (ANTH 487) Field Experience
  • LING 474 Historical Linguistics
  • LING 475 Linguistic Field Methods

Subarea II: Human Adaptation and Diversity*

  • ANTY 122S (ANTH 102S) Race and Minorities
  • ANTY 133X (ANTH 103H) Food and Culture
  • ANTY 211N (ANTH 211N) Anthropological Genetics
  • ANTY 227 (ANTH 201) Human Sexuality
  • ANTY 310 (ANTH 310) Human Variation
  • ANTY 333 (ANTH 343) Culture and Population
  • NASX 388 (ANTH 388X) Native American Health and Healing
  • ANTY 417 (ANTH 417) Adaptation and Nutritional Anthropology
  • ANTY 418 (ANTH 418) Ecology and Genetic Variation in Human Populations
  • ANTY 426 (ANTH 444) Culture, Health, and Healing
  • LING 375X Endangered Languages

Subarea III: World Societies and Cultures*

  • ANTY 141H (ANTH 106H) The Silk Road
  • ANTY 241H (ANTH 214) Central Asia: People and Environments
  • ANTY 251H (ANTH 251H) Foundations of Civilization
  • ANTY 254H (ANTH 252H) Archaeological Wonders of the World
  • ANTY 323X (ANTH 323X) Native Peoples of Montana
  • ANTY 330X (ANTH 330X) Peoples and Cultures of the World
  • ANTY 347 (ANTH 346) Central Asia and Its Neighbors
  • ANTY 351H (ANTH 351H) Archaeology of North America
  • ANTY 352X (ANTH 352X) Archaeology of Montana
  • ANTY 353 (ANTH 353) Paleoindian Archaeology
  • ANTY 354H (ANTH 354H) Mesoamerican Prehistory
  • ANTY 442 (ANTH 462) Cities and Landscapes of Central Asia
  • ANTY 444 (ANTH 461) Artistic Traditions of Central and Southwest Asia
  • ANTY 457 (ANTH 457) Archaeology of the Pacific Northwest
  • ANTY 459 (ANTH 459) Archaeology of the Arctic and Subarctic
  • ANTY 465X (ANTH 357X) Archaeology of the Southwest

Subarea IV: Concepts and Issues*

  • ANTY 314 (ANTH 314) Principles of Forensic Anthropology
  • ANTY 326E (ANTH 385E) Indigenous Peoples and Global Development
  • ANTY 336 (ANTH 326) Myth, Ritual and Religion
  • ANTY 349 (ANTH 329) Social Change in Non-Western Societies
  • ANTY 422 (ANTH 422) Mind, Culture and Society
  • ANTY 423 (ANTH 328) Culture and Identity
  • ANTY 427 (ANTH 327) Anthropology of Gender
  • ANTY 435 (ANTH 445) Drugs, Culture and Society
  • ANTY 440 (ANTH 340) Contemporary Issues of Southeast Asia
  • LING 473 Language and Culture
  • LING 477 Bilingualism
  • LING 484 North American Indigenous Languages and Linguistics
  • LING 489 Morphology
  • NASX 306X (ANTH 341X) Contemporary Issues of Native Peoples

*Subarea II, III, IV, 6 Credits from two areas

Options

Archaeology

A student must complete all general requirements for the major, including:

  • 9 credits in core courses, one in each of the following three groups:
    • Area: ANTY 351H, 352X, 353, 354H, 465X, 451, 457, 459.
    • Theory: ANTY 450, 456, 458.
    • Methods: ANTY 454, 455, 466, 467, or any archaeological field school,
  • 6 credits  in one of the following allied disciplines: biology, geography, geosciences; and
  • 6 credits  in one of the following allied disciplines: computer sciences, environmental sciences, forestry, history, mathematical sciences, or Native American studies.

Cultural & Ethnic Diversity

A student must complete all general requirements for the major, including

  • 12 credits in core courses (ANTY 122Y, 310, 330X, and 423)
  • 6 credits in one of the following disciplines: anthropology, history or sociology, and
  • 6 upper division credits in one of the following allied disciplines: African American Studies, Central & Southwest Asian Studies, East Asian Studies, Latin American Studies, Native American Studies, South & Southeast Asian Studies, or Women's & Gender Studies.

Forensic Anthropology

A student must complete all general requirements for the major, including:

  • ANTH 286H, ANTY 310, 314, 412 or 413,
  • SOCI 211S or 221.

Linguistic Anthropology

A student must complete all general requirements for the major and in addition, complete:

  • LING 470 and 473,
  • two classes from the following: LING 375X, 472, 471, 474, 475, 477, 478, 484, 489. 

Medical Anthropology

A student must complete all general requirements for the major including:

  • ANTY 426
  • any three courses: ANTY 333, 336, 388, 418, 422, or 435.