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Undergraduate Catalog | 2019-2020 
    
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Anthropology, B.A.


A Major in Anthropology leading to the B.A. degree requires completion of 33-34 credit hours of anthropology coursework. 

Admission Requirements


Freshmen and Transfers

  • Minimum GPA:  2.0; students with a GPA below 2.0 should consult with departmental advisor
  • Declaration of Major:  Change of Major form accepted year-round, except during pre-registration periods; orientation/advising session required after declaration
  • Transferable Credit Hours:  24 (a minimum of 12 credit hours of ANTH courses must be completed at UNC Charlotte)

Degree Requirements


General Education Courses (37-43 credit hours)


For details on required courses, refer to the General Education Program 

Foreign Language Courses (0-4 credit hours)


Students with a Major in Anthropology must complete either a 2000-level course in a foreign language that uses the Latin alphabet or a 1202-level course in a language that is not written in the Latin alphabet, or demonstrate proficiency at that level. Non-native speakers of English may complete the foreign language requirement by passing UWRT 1103 , UWRT 1104 , or the equivalent.

Major Courses (33-34 credit hours)


Sociocultural or Linguistic Anthropology Course (3 credit hours)


Select one of the following:

Other Elective Courses (12 credit hours)


Select 12 credit hours of the following ANTH elective courses, including at least one elective at the 3000 level and one at the 4000 level.  A second major course in each group above can count as an elective if not already taken above. 

Cultural Anthropology Courses

Unrestricted Elective Courses


As needed to complete the credit hours required for graduation.

Degree Total = 120 Credit Hours


Grade Requirements


A GPA of at least 2.0 is required in the 33-34 credit hours of anthropology required for the major.  ANTH 3601  and ANTH 4601  must be completed with a grade of C or above.

Honors Program


For details about the Honors Program in Anthropology, visit the program page .

Internships


Students should consult the department concerning internships and field schools in anthropology.