Feb 21, 2024  
2023-2024 University of Wyoming Catalog 
    
2023-2024 University of Wyoming Catalog

Anthropology, B.A.


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Anthropology students will be able to demonstrate knowledge about the four subfields of anthropology. They will have participated in research and will be able to analyze and synthesize in relation to anthropological issues or theories.

University Studies Program


This degree requires that The University Studies Program 2015  requirements are met before graduation. Some of the courses required for this major fulfill USP requirements, but not all. Students should check their degree evaluations and consult with their assigned academic advisor to discuss their specific course plan.

A&S College Core


The BA in Anthropology requires the A&S Core:

  • D - Diversity (3 credits)
  • G - Global (3 credits)

See below for more information:

  • http://www.uwyo.edu/as/current-students/index.html

Specific Requirements for a B.A.


In addition to university and college requirements listed in this Catalog, anthropology majors must complete two semesters of foreign language. ANTH 1100  and ANTH 1300  cannot be used to fulfill the USP PN requirement. ANTH 3300  and ANTH 3310  require an additional 1 hour of ANTH 4975 .

Recommended


It is recommended that anthropology majors take ANTH 1101  to fulfill the First-Year Seminar requirement, but it is not required that students take this particular First-Year course. It is also recommended but not required that students complete a course in statistics (STAT 2050  or STAT 2070 ) and a third semester of foreign language. Courses required by the department for the major and minor must be completed with a grade of C- or better. 

Additional Requirements


In addition to university and college requirements listed in this Catalog, anthropology majors must complete two semesters of foreign language. ANTH 1100 and ANTH 1300 cannot be used to fulfill the USP PN requirement. Specific requirements for a B.A. in anthropology are ANTH 1100, 1200, 1300, and 2000. Students must complete ANTH 3300 or ANTH 3310. ANTH 3300 and ANTH 3310 require an additional 1 hour of ANTH 4975.  Also required are an additional 21 credits of upper division anthropology for a total of 25 upper division (3000+) credits within the major, including at least one course from three different subfields (cultural anthropology, linguistic anthropology, biological anthropology, and archaeology). Courses that can be used to fulfill upper division cultural anthropology are ANTH 4023, 4300, 4310, 4320, 4325, 4330, 4340, 4350, 4380, 4020 (with instructor’s consent).  Courses that can be used to fulfill upper division linguistic anthropology are ANTH 4024, 4740, 4765, 4775, 4785, 4795, 4020 (with instructor’s consent).  Courses that can be used to fulfill upper division biological anthropology are ANTH 4022, 4210, 4215, 4220, 4230, 4255, 4260, 4020 (with instructor’s consent).  Courses that can be used to fulfill upper division archaeology are ANTH 4021, 4110, 4115, 4120, 4125, 4130, 4145,  4150, 4160, 4170, 4175, 4020 (with instructor’s consent), or six credits of archaeological field school (ANTH 4140 or 5180). It is recommended that anthropology majors take ANTH 1101 to fulfill the First-Year Seminar requirement, but it is not required that students take this particular First-Year course.  It is also recommended but not required that students complete a course in statistics (STAT 2050 or 2070) and a third semester of foreign language.  Courses required by the department for the major and minor must be completed with a grade of C- or better.

Upper Division Cultural Anthropology


Courses that can be used to fulfill upper division cultural anthropology are

Upper Division Linguistic Anthropology


Courses that can be used to fulfill upper division linguistic anthropology are

Upper Division Biological Anthropology


Courses that can be used to fulfill upper division biological anthropology are

Upper Division Archaeology


Courses that can be used to fulfill upper division archaeology are

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