Catalog Year 2006 or Later

 

Catalog Year 2006 or Later

Degrees Offered

Requirements (Catalog Year 2006 or earlier)

Bachelor of Arts, Anthropology

1. Complete University requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree (51 units minimum). 2. Complete the following prerequisites to the major (9 units):

ANTH 2060 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, 3 units ANTH 2080 Introduction to Physical Anthropology, 3 units ANTH 2090 Introduction to Archaeology, 3 units

Note: A wide background in the Social Sciences, Humanities, and Biological Sciences is desirable. Students are encouraged to take introductory courses in related fields within these areas. Students preparing for graduate studies or a research career in anthropology should include a course in statistics, computer science, and at least one language other than English.

3. Complete the major of not less than 31 upper-division units as approved by the major adviser; of these, no more than 8 units of CR-graded course work from courses graded exclusively CR/NC may apply toward the major. Completion of a minor is not required.

The Major (31 units) Complete a minimum of 31 upper-division units distributed as follows: 1. Take at least 3 units from each of the following areas:

a. Ethnography, 3 units b. Ethnology, 3 units c. Physical Anthropology, 3 units d. Prehistoric Archaeology, 3 units

2. Complete the following requirement courses:

a. ANTH 3750 Human Evolution (required of all majors), 3 units b. ANTH 4500 Growth of Anthropology (a capstone course required of all majors), 4 units

3. Practical Requirement: majors are required to take a course or combination of courses (for a minimum of 3 units) in which they practice the discipline of anthropology. These courses may also be used to meet other requirements (general education or major) as appropriate. This could be an internship, a winter term, semester or year of study abroad, an independent study project, or a laboratory based course. Courses that can satisfy this requirement include (but are not limited to) the following:

ANTH 4650 Ethnographic Field School, 3 units

ANTH 4200 Applied Anthropology and Social Change, 4 units

ANTH 4130 Urban Subcultures: Chinatown, 1 unit

ANTH 4321 Historical Archaeology, 5 units

ANTH 4605 Archaeological Field Methods,

5 units ANTH 4625 Directed Lab Research 2 units

ANTH 4640 Archaeology Expedition, 1-4 units

ANTH 4400 Observational Studies in Primate Behavior, 1 unit

ANTH 4420 Bodies of Evidence, 3 units

ANTH 4850 Constructing Maya Identities, 3 units

ANTH 4900 Directed Field Research ANTH 4940 Internship in Anthropology, 1-6 units

ANTH 4980 Individual Study, 1-4 units

4. Elective Upper Division units in Anthropology to complete a total of 31 units: Note: Three units of approved upper-division course work in computer science or statistics, taken outside of the Department of Anthropology/Geography, may be applied as part of your upper-division electives in Anthropology. See your adviser for approval of this option.

THE MINOR

Requirements (18 units) Complete 18 units of anthropology course work, including at least 12 units of upper-division courses approved by the minor adviser.

Note: Students may specialize in one area of anthropology for the minor. No more than 8 units of CR-graded course work from courses graded exclusively CR/NC may apply toward the minor.

THE CONCENTRATIONS To concentrate in one area within the Bachelor of Arts, Anthropology, complete the above major program taking all 9 upper-division electives in one of the following: Ethnology, Physical Anthropology, or Prehistoric Archaeology. Such concentrations will be recorded on students' transcripts.

SPECIAL INTERDISCIPLINARY CONCENTRATIONS FOR PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY

Forensic Anthropology Track: These courses substitute for all the Anthropology elective upper-division units and fulfill the practical requirement:

ANTH 4420 Bodies of Evidence, 3 units

ANTH 4410 Talking Skeletons, 3 units

ENTO 4330 *Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 4 units

BIOL 4850 *DNA Technology in Forensic Science, 2 units

Medical Anthropology Track: These courses substitute for all the Anthropology elective upper-division units and fullfill the practical requirement.

ANTH 4210 Ethnomedical Anthropology, 3 units

(This is a required course for this track) HIST 4730 Disease and World Societies, 3 units

ENTO 4330 *Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 4 units

SOCL 4700 Medical Sociology, 3 units

Students may substitute one course from the list below according to their interests:

COMM 4180 Health Communication, 3 units

HLTH 4500 Health in a Diverse Society, 3 units

MBIO 3010 Bacteriology, 3 units

BIOL 4100 Immunology, 3 units

BIOL 4110 Concepts in Epidemiology, 2units

ZOOL 4440 General Parasitology, 4 units

* Students are required to take a year long freshman sequence in introductory biology, zoology, or botany as a prerequisite to ENTO 4330. BIOL 2310 (Human Genetics) and CHEM 1100 (Principles of Chemistry) are pre- or co-requisites for BIOL 4850.

LIBERAL STUDIES CONCENTRATION IN ANTHROPOLOGY

Please refer to the Liberal Studies section of the catalog for the Liberal Studies concentration in Anthropology.

ANTHROPOLOGY SUB-AREAS Anthropology majors interested in a Social Sciences Subject Matter Preparation Program for a single subject credential should review the subject matter preparation program requirements described in the "Social Sciences" section of this catalog. Please refer to the "College of Education, Teacher Education" section of this catalog for a description of other requirements to be completed for the single subject credential.

ANTHROPOLOGY SUB-AREAS

Lower Division

ANTH 2060 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, 3 units

ANTH 2080 Introduction to Physical Anthropology, 3 units

ANTH 2090 Introduction to Archaeology, 3 units

ANTH 2950 Selected Topics in Anthropology, 1-5 units

Upper Division

General Anthropology

ANTH 3000 Anthropology and Global Issues, 3 units

ANTH 3010 The Great Discoveries, 3 units

ANTH 4500 Growth of Anthropology, 4 units

Ethnography

ANTH 3070 Peoples and Cultures of Africa, 3 units

ANTH 3080 Peoples and Cultures of the Caribbean, 3 units

ANTH 3090 Peoples and Cultures of Latin America, 3 units

ANTH 3105 Cultures of the Pacific, 3 units

ANTH 3106 Peoples and Cultures of Asia, 3 units

ANTH 3200 Anthropological Studies of U.S. Culture, 4 units

ANTH 3301 Native Americans of Canada and the U.S., 3 units

ANTH 3320 Native Peoples of Latin America, 3 units

ANTH 3400-3499 Modern Ethnographic Studies (topics vary), 1-4 units

ANTH 4250 The Ethnoecology of Southeast Asia, 4 units

ANTH 4650 Caribbean Field School, 3 units

Ethnology

ANTH 3900 Anthropology of Gender and Sexuality (WP), 3 units

ANTH 4030 Anthropology Through Film, 1-4 units

ANTH 4040 Crossing Cultural Boundaries: The Field Work Process, 4 units

ANTH 4130 Urban Subcultures: Chinatown, 1 unit

ANTH 4140 Urban Anthropology, 3 units

ANTH 4150 Anthropology of Religion, 4 units

ANTH 4165 The Family in Cross-Cultural Perspective, 3 units

ANTH 4170 Business, Economics, and Anthropology, 3 units

ANTH 4181 Political Anthropology, 3 units

ANTH 4200 Applied Anthropology and Social Change, 4 units

ANTH 4210 Ethnomedical Anthropology, 3 units

ANTH 4211 The World in Change, 3 units

ANTH 4221 Folk Literature and Arts (WP), 3 units

Prehistoric Archaeology

ANTH 3500-3599 Studies in World Prehistory (topics vary), 1-4 units

ANTH 3600 Method and Theory in Archaeology, 3 units

ANTH 4321 Historical Archaeology, 5 units

ANTH 4605 Archaeological Field Methods, 5 units

ANTH 4625 Directed Lab Research, 2 units

ANTH 4640 Archaeological Expedition, 1-4 units

Physical Anthropology

ANTH 3750 Human Evolution, 3 units

ANTH 3760 Primates Past and Present, 3 units

ANTH 3780 Primate Social Behavior, 3 units

ANTH 4400 Observational Studies in Primate Behavior, 1 unit

ANTH 4410 Talking Skeletons: Case Studies in Forensic Anthropology, 3 units

ANTH 4420 Bodies of Evidence, 3 units

ANTH 4700-4799 Studies in Physical Anthropology, 1-4 units

Special Studies

ANTH 4900 Directed Field Research, 1-5 units

ANTH 4910 Cooperative Education, 2-4 units

ANTH 4940 Internship in Anthropology, 1-6 units

ANTH 4950 Selected Topics in Anthropology, 1-5 units

ANTH 4960 Senior Seminar, 1-4 units

ANTH 4980 Individual Study, 1-4 units

ANTH 4990 Senior Thesis, 3-5 units ANTH 5850 Seminar in Graduate Research, 2 units

ANTH 5950 Selected Topics in Anthropology, 1-5 units

ANTH 5960 Graduate Projects, 3-6 units

ANTH 5980 Individual Study, 1-4 units ANTH 5990 Thesis, 3-6 units