Anthropology General Program (BA)

Anthropology Program information  

Prerequisite (3 credits)


  • ANT 100 - Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (3)
  • or

  • INT 100 - Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (3)

Requirements


Thirty-nine to 43 credits distributed as follows:

A. Archaeology/Biological/Linguistic Anthropology (10 credits)


  • ANT 105 - Human Origins and Prehistory (4)
  • ANT 110 - Introduction to Archaeology (3)
  •  

  • ANT 290 - Language and Culture (3)
  • or

  • LIN 290 - Language and Culture (3)

B. Cultural Area Courses (6 credits)


  • Two from:

  • ANT 240 - Cultures of the Middle East (3)
  • ANT 271 - Native Americans (3)
  • ANT 284 - Cultures and Peoples of Latin America (3)
  • ANT 295 - The Indian Ocean World (3)
  • ANT 318 - Mesoamerican Archeology (3).
  • ANT 322 - Eastern North American Archaeology (3).
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  • ANT 250 - African Cultures (3)
  • or

  • AFA 250 - African Cultures (3)

C. Social Theory (3 credits)


  • ANT 301 - Social Theory (3).
  • or

  • SOC 301 - Social Theory (3).

D. Area Electives (at least 18 credits)


At least eighteen credits, including at least one course from each area below:

Historical Anthropology & Archaeology


  • ANT 299 - Third World Cultures Through Film (3)
  • or

  • INT 299 - Third World Cultures Through Film (3)
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  • ANT 311 - Historical Archaeology (3).
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  • ANT 375 - Social and Cultural Change (3).
  • or

  • INT 375 - Social and Cultural Change (3).
  • or

  • SOC 375 - Social and Cultural Change (3).
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  • ANT 398 - Special Topics in Anthropology (3).

Cultural Dynamics/Identities


  • ANT 325 - Culture, Personality, and Beyond (3).
  • or

  • SOC 325 - Culture, Personality, and Beyond (3).
  • or

  • WGS 325 - Culture, Personality, and Beyond (3).
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  • ANT 335 - Language Variation in Society (3)
  • or

  • LIN 335 - Language Variation in Society (3)
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  • ANT 355 - Anthropology of Religion (3).
  • ANT 357 - Anthropology of Islam (3).
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  • ANT 378 - Sex and Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective (3).
  • or

  • WGS 378 - Sex and Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective (3).
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  • ANT 398 - Special Topics in Anthropology (3).

Political Economy


  • ANT 351 - Political and Legal Anthropology (3).
  • or

  • POL 351 - Political and Legal Anthropology (3).
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  • ANT 352 - Gifts, Goods, and Graft: The Anthropology of Value and Exchange (3).
  • or

  • INT 352 - Gifts, Goods, and Graft: The Anthropology of Value and Exchange (3).
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  • ANT 376 - Sex, Work, and International Capital (3).
  • or

  • INT 376 - Sex, Work and International Capital (3).
  • or

  • SOC 376 - Sex, Work and International Capital (3).
  • or

  • WGS 376 - Sex, Work and International Capital (3).
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  • ANT 398 - Special Topics in Anthropology (3).
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  • ANT 415 - Seminar on Contemporary Global Issues (3).
  • or

  • INT 415 - Seminar on Contemporary Global Issues (3).

Contemporary & Applied Issues


  • ANT 330 - Medical Anthropology (3)
  • or

  • HCR 330 - Medical Anthropology (3)
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  • ANT 340 - Urban Anthropology (3).
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  • ANT 344 - Cities and Society 3.
  • or

  • SOC 344 - Cities and Society 3.
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  • ANT 380 - Field Work in Archaeology (4-6).
  • ANT 398 - Special Topics in Anthropology (3).
  • ANT 453 - Anthropology of Political Violence (3).
  • ANT 480 - Cultural Properties Law and Ethics (3).

E. Capstone (3 Credits)


  • ANT 499 - Senior Seminar (3)

F. Additional Requirements


All requirements of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Bachelor of Arts degree, including General Education requirements and additional BA distribution requirements, and all University of Michigan-Flint graduation requirements.
 

Minimum Credits for the Degree: 120 credits



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Anthropology Honors Program (BA)

Anthropology Program information  

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Smith

Prerequisites


  • ANT 100 - Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (3)
  • or

  • INT 100 - Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (3)

Requirements


A. Anthropology


All requirements of the General Program in Anthropology (BA).

B. Honors


All requirements of the University Honors Program including:

  • HON 155 - Great Books I (5)
  • HON 156 - Great Books II (5)
  • HON 251 - Great Ideas I (3)
  • HON 252 - Great Ideas II: The Impact of Technology on Society, An Historical Perspective (3)
  • HON 393 - Independent Study and Research Methods (1-3).
  • HON 494 - Off-Campus Study Preparation (1-3).
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  • ANT 496 - Honors Thesis II (4).
  • or

  • HON 496 - Honors Thesis II (Senior Honors Project) (4).
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  • HON 498 - Senior Honors Seminar (3)
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    Optional:

  • ANT 495 - Honors Thesis I (4).
  • or

  • HON 495 - Honors Thesis I (Off-Campus Study) (4).

Note


Prospective Honors Program students are urged to acquaint themselves as early as possible with the requirements above as well as with the particular procedures for acceptance into the Anthropology Honors Program. See the Anthropology Honors Advisor or the Honors Program Director for this information.
 

Minimum Credits for the Degree: 120 credits



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Anthropology Minor

Anthropology Program information 

Requirements


A. Foundations I: Cultural Anthropology (3 credits)


  • ANT 100 - Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (3)
  • or

  • INT 100 - Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (3)

B. Foundations II: Archaeology/Biological Anthropology (3-4 credits)


  • ANT 105 - Human Origins and Prehistory (4)
  • or

  • ANT 110 - Introduction to Archaeology (3)

C. Electives (12 credits)


Twelve additional credits in anthropology, including at least 9 credits at the 300 level or higher.



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