Honors

BA (Anthropology) Honors 

The BA with Honors provides broad training in Anthropology and an opportunity to undertake independent work. 

48- 60 credits at the junior or senior level to include requirements for the Major in Anthropology: 

  • ANTHR 206
  • ANTHR 207 (or ANTHE 207)
  • ANTHR 208 (or ANTHE 208)
  • ANTHR 209
  • One of ANTHR 302 (formerly ANTHR 415), ANTHR 303 (formerly ANTHR 481), ANTHR 304 (formerly ANTHR 498)
  • ANTHR 499, which includes the requirement of an Honors research project
  • A minimum of 12 credits must be at the 400 level                                                

The Department recommends that students applying to the Honors research program should have already completed at least two of ANTHR 206, ANTHR 207, ANTHR 208 or ANTHR 209. 

Students are encouraged to take 3 credits in each of the four anthropological sub disciplines at the 300- or 400-level.

The Honors Anthropology program does not have a minor requirement.

All Honors students must consult the Associate Chair (Undergraduate Programs) prior to registering. 

Promotion Requirements - Promotion from year to year requires a GPA of at least 3.0 with an average of at least 3.3 in Anthropology courses. 

Graduation Requirements - Graduation with Honors in Anthropology requires a graduation average of at least 3.0 with an average of at least 3.3 in Anthropology courses. Graduation with First Class Honors requires a minimum GPA of 3.7 on Anthropology courses beyond the junior level and 3.5 or better on all courses in the final year (last 30). 

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