Anthropology (BA): General Anthropology (16ANTHBA-16ANTHGEN)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ANT 251 Intro Physical Anthropology 3 ANT 252 Intro Cultural Anthropology J 3
ENG 101 Academic Writing & ResearchH 4 History 2 3
FLx 201 Foreign Language K,1 3 Mathematics A,3 3
History C,2 3 Social Science D,4 3
Mathematics A,3 3 HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies Course E 1
HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies CourseE 1
17 13

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ANT 253 Intro World Arch or
ANT 254 Language & Culture
3 ANT Ethnography Elective 8 3
Literature I 5 3 Literature II 5 3
Social Science D,4 3 Natural Science B 4
Free Elective 13 3 Philosophy C,6 3
Free Elective 13 3 Free Elective 13 3
15 16

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ANT 411 Anthropological Theory or
ANT 483 Archaeological Method and Theory
3 ANT Elective (3XX/4XX) 10 3
Natural Science B 3 ANT Elective (4XX )9 3
Social Science 4 3 Arts and Letters Elective 7 3
Free Elective 13 3 Social Science 4 3
Free Elective 13 3 Free Elective 13 3
15 15

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ANT 389 or 416 or 429 3-4 ANT Elective (3XX/4XX) 10 3
ANT Elective (3XX/4XX)10 3 GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives Requirement G 2-3
GEP Additional Breadth Requirement
(Math Sci/Nat Sci/Engineering) F
3 Free Elective 13 5
GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives Requirement G 3 Free Elective 13 3
Free Elective 13 3 Free Elective 13 3
15-16 16-17

 

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation *I,11,12: 122

Major/Program Footnotes

1. a. Students with high school credit or other knowledge of French, German, Latin, or Spanish must take a placement test to determine the appropriate level for their first course. b. Students who place into FL _ 202 or above have met the language requirement and are eligible to receive 3 hours of advanced placement credit by enrolling in the course into which they are placed and earning a grade of “C-“ or better on the first attempt. c. FL 202 is recommended. NOTE: FL 101 will not count towards graduation unless in a language other than the one used to fill the University’s FL 102 proficiency requirement.

2. Two 200-level courses are required in History, one each from Groups I and II. Group I: HI 207, 215, 216, 232, 233, 263, 264, 270, AFS/HI 275, AFS/HI 276. Group II: HI 205, 208, 209, 210, 221, 222, 251, 252.

3. Credit for graduation is not given for MA 101.

4. Twelve credit hours in social science are required. At least 3 disciplines must be represented and at least 9 hours must be outside the student’s major field of study. Choose 6 hours from the GEP Social Science list.

5. Six credits in Literature taken from the following lists. Literature I: ( ENG 219, 220, 221 or 222; ENG 251*, 261*, or 262*; FL 219, 220, or 222; FLF 301, 340, 341, 342, 351, 352; FLG 300, 316; FLR 303; FLS 340, HON 202** or 293**; Literature II: ( AFS 248, ENG 207, 208, 209, 219, 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 232, 233, 246, 248, 249, 251, 252, 261, 262, 265, 266, 305, 349, 351, 362, 363, 369, 370, 371, 372, 373, 376, 377, 380, 382, 383, 385, 390, 392, 393, 394, 398, 399, 406, 407, 420, 439, 448, 449, 451, 452, 453, 460, 462, 463, 464, 465, 468, 469, 470, 471, 476, 486, 487, FL 219, 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 246, 392, 393, 394, 406, 407, FLF 301, 302, 340, 341, 342, 351, 352, 414, 492, FLG 300, 316, 323, FLN 301, 302, 401, FLR 303, 304, FLS 300, 302, 304, 323, 341, 342, 343, 351, 352, 353, 403, 404, 492, GRK 320, HON 202, or 293

* Credit is not allowed for both ENG 251 and either of ENG 261 or ENG 262.
** Honors courses may satisfy the Literature I requirement if more than half of the literature covered is outside the U.S. and prior to the twentieth century.

6. Three hours are required in Philosophy. Choose from PHI courses on the GEP Humanities list.

7. Arts and Letters requirement includes any 3-credit course chosen among the following: all HA courses, MUS 180, 200, 201, 202, 205, 206, 230, 260, 306, 310, 315, 320, 330, 335, 350, 360, all 200 and above REL courses, ADN 111, 112, 202, 212, 219, 231, 272, 273, 281, 311, 384, 386, 414, or 454, AFS 340 or 375, ARC 140, 141, or 142, ARS 251, 252, 259, 306, 351, or 353, COM 103, 203, 213, 233, 243, 303, 321, 323, 333, 340, 364, 374, or 411, DAN 272 or 295, ENG 282, 283, 321, 364, 374, 411, or 492, FL 216, FLF 318, FLG 318, FLS 318, GD 200 or 342, GRK 310, IDS 496, LAR 444, LAT 310

8. Anthropology elective selected from ANT 310, 325, 330, 345, 346, 351, 354.

9. Anthropology elective selected from ANT 412, 416, 419, 421, 424, 429, 431, 433, 444, 450, 460, 464, 475, 529, WGS 444.

10. Any course listed in notes #8 and 9 will fulfill this requirement.

11. Residency requirement: Minimum of 15 hours of anthropology at NC State. At least 9 of these hours at 300 level or above with a minimum of 3 hours at the 400 level or above completed at NC State.

12. Grade point average requirements: All students must have a 2.0 overall GPA and a 2.0 GPA in all ANT courses to be eligible for graduation.

13. Only 12 hours of free electives can be taken for credit only (S/U grading). For more information regarding credit only courses see http://www.ncsu.edu/policies/academic_affairs/courses_undergrad/REG02.20.15.php

*General Education Program (GEP) requirements and GEP Footnotes
To complete the requirements for graduation and the General Education Program, the following category credit hours and co-requisites must be satisfied. University approved GEP course lists for each of the following categories can be found at  https://oucc.dasa.ncsu.edu/general-education-program/.

A. Mathematical Sciences (6 credit hours – one course with MA or ST prefix)
Choose from the University approved GEP Mathematical Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: MA 103, 105, 107, 114, 121, 131, LOG 201, ST 101, ST 311, ST 350
B. Natural Sciences
(7 credit hours – include one laboratory course or course with a lab)
Choose from the University approved GEP Natural Sciences course list.
C. Humanities (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Humanities course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: History Group I (AFS 275 or 276, HI 207, 215, 216, 233, 263, 264, 270, 275, 276); any PHI on the GEP Humanities course list (Philosophy requirement)
D. Social Sciences 
(6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Social Sciences course list.
E. Health & Exercise Studies (2 credit hours – at least one 100-level Health & Exercise Studies Course)
Choose from the University approved GEP Health & Exercise Studies course list.
F. Additional Breadth – (3 credit hours to be selected from the following checked University approved GEP course lists)
X Mathematical Sciences/Natural Sciences/Engineering
G. Interdisciplinary Perspectives (5-6 credit hours)
Choose from the University approved GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives course list.
H. Introduction to Writing (4 credit hours satisfied by completing ENG 101 with a C- or better)

The following Co-Requisites must be satisfied to complete the General Education Program requirements

I. U.S. Diversity (USD)
Choose from the University approved GEP U.S. Diversity course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the U.S. Diversity (USD) co-requisite
J. Global Knowledge (GK)
Choose from the University approved GEP Global Knowledge course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the Global Knowledge (GK) co-requisite. The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement: ANT 252
K. Foreign Language proficiency
– Proficiency at the FL_102 level.

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