Anthropology Major (B.A.) (Combined B.A./M.S. Sustainability Science)

120 credits of coursework is required for the baccalaureate degree with a minimum 2.0 overall GPA, and a minimum 2.0 major GPA.

Program Requirements

Students in this program must complete the requirements for:

Anthropology Major (B.A.)

Sustainability Science (M.S.)

Graduate Swing Courses

A combined degree program allows students to complete 6-12 graduate credits ("graduate swing courses") while enrolled as an undergraduate. These courses count for both their bachelor and master’s degrees.  Graduate swing courses will count toward undergraduate free electives, unless noted otherwise.

The Graduate Swing Courses for this program:

Complete two courses from the following:6
Planetary Health
Environment and Community
Building Sustainable Communities
Complete two courses from the following:6
Introduction to Geographic Information Science and Remote Sensing
Current Issues in Sustainability Science
Methods in Environmental Research
Total Credits12


 

Recommended Roadmap to Degree(s)

This recommended five-year plan is provided as an outline for students to follow in order to complete their degree requirements within five years.  This plan is a recommendation and students should only use it in consultation with their academic advisor.

Fifth year courses are taken at the graduate level, after matriculation into the graduate portion of this combined degree program.

 

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredits
GENERAL EDUCATION: (A) New Student Seminar 1
GENERAL EDUCATION: (C1) Writing 3
GENERAL EDUCATION: (C3) Communication 3
GENERAL EDUCATION: (K1) Social Science – American and European History 3
World Language 1 3
ANTH 100 Cultural Anthropology 3
 Credits16
Spring
GENERAL EDUCATION: (C2) Literature 3
GENERAL EDUCATION: (F1) Humanities – Great Works and Their Influences 3
GENERAL EDUCATION: (H) Mathematics 3
World Language 2 3
ANTH 101 Physical Anthropology 4
 Credits16
Second Year
Fall
GENERAL EDUCATION: (G) Computer Science 3
ANTH 102 Linguistic Anthropology 3
ANTH 103 Introduction to Archaeology 3
ANTH 200 Key Issues in Anthropology 3
Free Elective 3
 Credits15
Spring
GENERAL EDUCATION: (D) Fine and Performing Arts 3
GENERAL EDUCATION: (F2) Humanities – Philosophical and Religious Perspectives 3
GENERAL EDUCATION: (K3) Social Science – Social Science Perspectives 3
200-Level ANTH Elective 3
Free Elective 3
 Credits15
Third Year
Fall
GENERAL EDUCATION: (J) Physical Education 1
ANTH 301 Methods in Anthropological Research and Practice 3
ANTH Methods/Theory Elective 1 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
 Credits16
Spring
ANTH Methods/Theory Elective 2 3
ANTH Methods/Theory Elective 3 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
 Credits15
Fourth Year
Fall
ANTH Methods/Theory Elective 4 3
ANTH Methods/Theory Elective 5 3
ANTH 490 Internship in Anthropology (or Free Elective) 3
ANTH 500-level Swing Course 3
EAES 500-level Swing Course 3
 Credits15
Spring
ANTH 401 Seminar in Anthropological Theory 3
ANTH 490 Internship in Anthropology (or Free Elective) 3
ANTH 500-level Swing Course 3
EAES 500-Level Swing Course 3
 Credits12
 Total Credits120

Plan of Study Grid
Fifth Year
FallCredits
EAES 575 Environmental Economics 3
EAES 790 Colloquium in Environmental Management 1
Major Elective 3
Major Elective 3
 Credits10
Spring
EAES 790 Colloquium in Environmental Management 1
Major Elective 3
EAES 698
Master's Thesis
or Applied Research or Internship Project in Sustainability Science
6
 Credits10
 Total Credits20