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

Critical Path Courses – Identify using the code (CP) which courses are considered critical path courses which represent specific major requirements that are predictive of student success in a given program/plan. Place the (CP) next to the credit hours for the course.

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 II2 3
FLx 201 Foreign Language K,8 3 Math/Statistics/Logic A 3
History C,1 3 Social Science D,7 3
Mathematics A 3 HES_*** Health & Exercise Studies Course E 1
HES 1** Fitness and WellnessE 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 10 3
Literature I 3 3 Literature II 4 3
Social Science D,7 3 Natural Science w/lab B 4
Free Elective 9 6 Philosophy C,5 3
Free Elective 9 3
15 16

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ANT Theory Elective11 3 ANT General Elective (3XX/4XX) 12 3
Natural Science B 3 ANT 400-level Elective 13 3
Social Science 7 3 Arts and Letters Elective 6 3
Free Elective 9 6 Social Science 7 3
Free Elective 9 3
15 15

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ANT Methods Elective 14 3 ANT General Elective (3XX/4XX) 12 3
ANT General Elective (3xx/4xx) 12 3 GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives Requirement G 2
GEP Additional Breadth (MS/NS/E) F 3 Free Elective 9 9
GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives G 3
Free Elective 9 3
15 14

 

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation *I, J, K, 15, 16: 120
Major/Program Footnotes

  1. History I One 3-credit course required from the College-approved History I course list (a 200-level survey course covering a culture significantly different from our own, i.e., ancient or non-Western)
  2. History II One 3-credit course required from the College-approved History II course list (a 200-level survey course covering our own or a similar culture, i.e., United States or other Western Culture)
  3. Literature I One 3-credit hour course required from the College-approved Literature I list (a survey course covering literature outside the U.S. and prior to the 20th century)
  4. Literature II One 3-credit hour course required from the College-approved Literature II list (any course that meets the Literature I requirement, or a course in American or Twentieth Century Literature, or an upper division survey course or literature course in a period, genre, or major figure in English, a foreign language in English translation, or the original foreign language)
  5. Philosophy Any PHI course on the approved GEP-Humanities list
  6. Arts and Letters One 3-credit hour course is required from the College-approved Arts & Letters course list
  7. Social Sciences Twelve (12) credit hours required from three different disciplines, six (6) must be on GEP-Social Sciences list
  8. Foreign Language Completion of FLx 201, or comparable proficiency as demonstrated by examination
  9. Free Electives Maximum 12 credit hours of free electives may be taken for credit only (S/U)
  10. ANT Ethnography Elective One 3-credit hour course from department approved list
  11. ANT Theory Elective One 3-credit hour course from department approved list
  12. ANT General Electives Three, 3-credit hour, 300/400-level courses from department approved list
  13. ANT 400-level Elective One 3-credit hour course from department approved list
  14. ANT Methods Elective One 3-credit hour course from department approved list
  15. Major Residency Requirements 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
  16. Major Grade Point Average (GPA) Requirements All students must have a 2.0 overall GPA and a 2.0 major GPA in all ANT courses to be eligible for graduation

*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 http://www.ncsu.edu/uap/academic-standards/gep/courselists/index.html.

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:  Minimum requirements are satisfied by Major mathematics/statistics/logic requirements.

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 or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:       

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:  Minimum requirements are satisfied by College History I and Philosophy requirements.

D. Social Sciences (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes) Choose from the University approved GEP Social Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:  Minimum requirements are satisfied by College Social Sciences requirement.

E. Physical Education/Healthy Living (2 credit hours – at least one 100-level Fitness and Wellness Course) Choose from the University approved GEP Physical Education/Healthy Living course list.

F. Additional Breadth  – (3 credit hours to be selected from the following checked University approved GEP course lists)      Humanities/Social Sciences/Visual and Performing Arts or  X Mathematical Sciences/Natural Sciences/Engineering

G. Interdisciplinary Perspectives (5-6 credit hours) Choose from the University approved GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:       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. The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement:      

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 is required for graduation.

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