We offer a bachelor of arts degrees in anthropology and two minors. The specific requirements for each degree may vary from one academic year to another, so please check the checklists below. The university maintains catalogs for the past seven years at http://registrar.boisestate.edu/catalogs/. Depending upon what catalog year you choose to graduate under, print off your academic degree requirement checklist from the list below, and keep track of what courses you need in order to complete your degree. You may also find the suggested “Finish in Four” Graduation Plan template useful to assist you in completing your degree in four years.
♦ B.A. Anthropology
The B.A. in anthropology degree program is designed to provide students with the necessary knowledge and skills required for entry-level positions in the social science professions. They also provide the knowledge and skills required for entry into graduate anthropology programs. These skills include critical analysis, problem solving, understanding and explaining cultural diversity, and to a full participation in public affairs.
Anthropology Degree Checklist (for the 2012-2013 catalog year. THIS IS THE NEW FOUNDATIONS CURRICULUM)
Anthropology Degree Checklist (for the 2011-2012 catalog year)
Anthropology Degree Checklist (for the 2009-2010 to 2010-2011 catalog years)
Anthropology Degree Checklist (for the 2008-2009 catalog year)
Anthropology Degree Checklist (for the 2006-2007, 2007-2008 catalog years)
MATH 123 is the department’s designated math requirement. However, you may substitute any of the approved core/foundations math classes for MATH 123. They are MATH 130, MATH 143, MATH 147, MATH 160, MATH 170, MATH 175, MATH 187, MATH 254, and MATH 257.
You are required to take a one year sequence in a modern language (examples include Basque 101,102, French 111,112 or Japanese 201,202). We do not accept American Sign Language or “dead” languages such as Latin or Greek for our major’s language requirement. See the full list of approved modern language sequences in the Undergraduate Catalog.
No more than 3 workshops are allowed to fulfill the upper division electives for the anthropology major. No more than 3 workshops are allowed to fulfill an upper division elective course for the anthropology minor. Workshops are not allowed to fulfill the upper division electives for the Native American Studies minor unless the workshop contains Native American content.
♦ Anthropology Minor
Anthropology Minor Checklist
♦ Native American Studies Minor
Native American Studies Minor Checklist
♦ 2nd Degree in Anthropology
The 2nd degree in anthropology is designed for those students who have already graduated with a degree in another discipline and are returning to get a second degree. This degree assumes that you have already fulfilled the university core requirements.
2nd Degree in Anthropology Checklist