Aug 12, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Anthropology Honors Program


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The honors program is open by departmental permission to declared anthropology majors with a minimum 3.25 cumulative GPA and a 3.25 GPA in ANTH courses. Students who are thinking about attending graduate school in anthropology are encouraged to consider applying for this track. Students complete 6 credits of ANTH 483  Honors Thesis in Anthropology and two other honors courses. Students also may substitute graduate courses approved by the department for the two other honors courses if they meet the graduate school’s requirements for undergraduates taking graduate level courses. To determine what courses they should take, as well as how Honors Track courses will be integrated into existing requirements for the anthropology major, students must consult closely with their advisors.

To apply, students must petition the department honors committee for admission no earlier than the second semester of their sophomore year. An application must be filed with the chairperson of the Department of Anthropology and should include an application form, a letter of intent, a description of the work plan, a full transcript, and two letters of recommendation from faculty members.

Prerequisites:


Declared major in anthropology, completion of 60cr, and permission of department honors committee, academic advisor, and department chair

Required Courses:


Total Honors Requirements: 12


(1) Students also may substitute graduate courses approved by the department for the two other honors courses if they meet the graduate school’s requirements for undergraduates taking graduate-level courses.

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