Missouri State University

Office of the Registrar

Undergraduate Catalog

2014-15 preliminary edition, April 2014

Anthropology

Major(s)

Anthropology (Non-Comprehensive) (BA)

Bachelor of Arts
  1. General Education Requirements - see General Education Program and Requirements section of catalog

  2. Major Requirements (30 hours)

    1. Required Core (15 hours): ANT 226(3), 227(3), 240(3), 280(3), 595(3)

    2. Choose one course from four of the following five categories (12 hours):

      1. Archaeology: ANT 340(3), 345(3), 351(3-6), 355(3), 360(3), 397(3)*, 598(3)*

      2. Biological Anthropology: ANT 365(3), 370(3), 375(3), 397(3)*, 598(3)*

      3. Cultural Anthropology: ANT 301(3), 302(3), 320(3), 397(3)*, 510(3), 598(3)*

      4. Linguistic Anthropology: ANT 380(3), 381(3), 382(3), 598(3)*; ENG 494(3), 592(3)

      5. Peoples and Cultures: ANT 325(3), 330(3), 331(3), 332(3), 334(3), 335(3), 525(3)
        *When applicable

    3. Public Affairs Capstone Experience will be fulfilled by completion of three additional hours from the following courses: ANT 505(3), 510(3), 525(3) or 545(3). ANT 309(1), 351(3-6), 490(1-6), 499(1-6) or 598(3) may be substituted when applicable.

  3. Minor Required (or second major)

  4. Specific Requirements for Bachelor of Arts Degree - see Specific Bachelor of Arts Degree Requirements section of catalog

  5. General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements - see General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements section of catalog

Anthropology (Non-Comprehensive) (BS)

Bachelor of Science
  1. General Education Requirements - see General Education Program and Requirements section of catalog

  2. Major Requirements (39 hours)

    1. Required Core (18 hours): ANT 226(3), 227(3), 240(3), 280(3), 595(3); SOC 302 or equivalent (3)

    2. Choose one course from four of the following five categories (12 hours):

      1. Archaeology: ANT 340(3), 345(3), 351(3-6), 355(3), 360(3), 397(3)*, 598(3)*

      2. Biological Anthropology: ANT 365(3), 370(3), 375(3), 397(3)*, 598(3)*

      3. Cultural Anthropology: ANT 301(3), 302(3), 320(3), 397(3)*, 510(3), 598(3)*

      4. Linguistic Anthropology: ANT 380(3), 381(3), 382(3), 598(3)*; ENG 494(3), 592(3)

      5. Peoples and Cultures: ANT 325(3), 330(3), 331(3), 332(3), 334(3), 335(3), 525(3) 
        *When applicable

    3. Public Affairs Capstone Experience will be fulfilled by completion of three additional hours from the following courses: ANT 505(3), 510(3), 525(3) or 545(3). ANT 309(1), 351(3-6), 490(1-6), 499(1-6) or 598(3) may be substituted when applicable.

    4. Complete six additional hours of upper division electives in Anthropology.
  3. Minor Required (or second major)

  4. General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements - see General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements section of catalog

Minor(s)

Anthropology

Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Social Work
  1. Complete three of the following courses: ANT 226(3), 227(3), 240(3), 280(3)

  2. Complete nine additional hours of ANT electives, at least six of which are numbered 300 or higher.

Accelerated master's degree in applied anthropology

Eligible Missouri State undergraduate majors in Anthropology may apply for preliminary acceptance into the Applied Anthropology program after admission requirements for the accelerated master's option have been satisfied. This option allows a student to take up to six hours of graduate credit counting toward both the undergraduate and graduate degrees (Mixed Credit). Refer to the Graduate Catalog for more information.

For courses to be designated as Mixed Credit, the graduate director, undergraduate department head, and Graduate College dean must approve by signing the Permission for Mixed Credit form. This form must be provided to the Office of the Registrar in Carrington Hall 320 no later than the end of the Change of Schedule Period for the semester.