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University of Pittsburgh Greensburg    
2018-2019 Greensburg Campus Catalog 
  
 
  May 23, 2019
 
2018-2019 Greensburg Campus Catalog

Anthropology, BA


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Anthropology is concerned with the development and functioning of both historical and contemporary human cultures. While Anthropology majors will learn about human behavior from cultural, physical, and archeological perspectives, they may choose to emphasize either Archeology or cultural Anthropology in their program of studies.

Core Courses 4 courses (12-13 credits)


Electives - 15 credits within one track


Archeology Track


Three courses in Archeology and two courses in Sociocultural Anthropology.

Cultural Anthropology Track


Three courses in Sociocultural Anthropology and two courses in Archeology.

Related Area - 12 credits (4 courses)


Each student takes four courses from another department such as Biological Sciences, Political Science, Sociology, Economics, History, or Spanish Literature and Culture.

Students may also chose a Minor rather than a related area which is often a total of 15 credits, depending on the chosen Minor.

Additional Requirements 1 course (3 credits)


After earning 90 credits, all Anthropology students must take ANTH 1955  (Sociocultural Track) or ANTH 1956  (Archeology Track) to fulfill the capstone class requirement.

Recommended Courses


All students, especially those interested in graduate study, are urged to complete courses in a second language through the intermediate level.

Total Credits: 42


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