Anthropology Major (B.A.)(Combined B.A./M.A.T with Teacher Certification in Grades K- 6 and Teacher of Students with Disabilities.)

Program Requirements

Students must complete 42 credits of General Education requirements and 3-9 credits of World Languages and Cultures Requirements.

Major Requirements 

Required Courses
ANTH 100Cultural Anthropology3
ANTH 101Physical Anthropology4
ANTH 102Anthropological Linguistics3
ANTH 103Introduction to Archaeology3
ANTH 201Applied Anthropology3
ANTH 301Methods in Anthropological Research and Practice3
ANTH 401Seminar in Anthropological Theory3
Electives
Cross Cultural
Select one of the following:3
Introduction to Disability Studies, Rights, and Culture
Anthropology of Multicultural America
Cultures of the Middle East
Native North Americans
Anthropology of Globalization
Cultures of South Asia
Anthropology of Conflict and Violence
Non-Western Contributions to the Western World
Cultures of Latin America
Urban Anthropology
The Anthropology of Race
Health and Healing in Cross Cultural Perspective
Historical Archaeology
Theory and Methods
Select 15 credits from the following:15
Human Variation
Immigration: An Anthropological Perspective
Caribbean Archaeology
The Anthropology of Food and Nutrition
The Anthropology of Work
Anthropology of Aging and the Aged
Environmental Anthropology
Experimental Archaeology
Anthropology: Gender and Sexuality
Archaeology in Montclair
Selected Issues in Anthropology
Communities in Transition
Environment and Community
Community and Health
Anthropology of Religion
Building Sustainable Communities
Field Methods: Linguistics
Medical Anthropology
Field Methods: Visual Anthropology
Total Credits40

Teacher Ed Program Requirements (BA/MAT) 

Pre-Professional Sequence
Pre-Professional Requirements
CMST 101Fundamentals of Speech: Communication Requirement3
ECEL 200Perspectives on Early Childhood and Elementary Education in a Democracy3
EDFD 220Philosophical Orientation to Education3
FCST 214Child Development I3
MTHM 201Mathematics in Elementary Schools I3
PSYC 101Introduction to Psychology3
Health for Teacher Education
Select one of the following: 23-4
Biological Sciences
Biology for Survival
The Biology of Human Life
Human Heredity
Mammalian Anatomy and Physiology I
Mammalian Anatomy and Physiology II
Human Anatomy and Physiology
Genetics
Personal Health Issues
Injury Prevention and Emergency Care
Study of Human Diseases
Perspectives on Drugs
Mental Health
Human Sexuality
Health Education Methods
School Health and Community Services
Counseling Skills for Public Health Professionals
Honors Seminar in Science
Honors Seminar in Contemporary Issues in Science
Principles and Practice of Emergency Care
Nutrition
Professional Sequence
Undergraduate Professional Sequence I
FCST 314Child Development II: Adolescence3
MTHM 302Mathematics in Elementary Schools II3
READ 399Early Literacy Development and Instruction3
ECEL 279Foundation and Philosophy of Inclusive Education3
Undergraduate Professional Sequence II
ECEL 408Social Studies and the Arts in Elementary Classrooms3
ECEL 418Social and Cultural Context of Families and Communities3
ECSE 305Development and Learning in Children With and Without Disabilities3
Undergraduate Professional Sequence III
ECEL 427Explorations: Science, Math, and Technology in the Elementary Classrooms3
ECSE 439Pedagogy in the Inclusive Elementary Classroom3
READ 408Literacy in the Elementary Grades3
Required Graduate Courses
ECSE 508Strengthening Partnerships with Families of Children with Disabilities 13
ECSE 536Observation and Assessment of Elementary Age Children with Disabilities 13
READ 515Literacy Strategies for the Inclusive Elementary Classroom 13
Total Credits60-61
1

Course will also count toward the MAT portion of this program.

2

Or pass the MSU Health Knowledge Test available through the Center of Pedagogy.