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Anthropology (B.A.) 2015-2016 Catalog Year

College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Social Sciences
http://www.fgcu.edu/CAS/Anthropology/index.asp
(239) 590-7196
Program Admission Requirements
  • Submit an FGCU Undergraduate Admission Application and satisfy all applicable university admission requirements.
  • Complete common prerequisites with a grade of C or better.
  • Attend an orientation session.
  • Sign an Advising Agreement document.
Program Requirements

To prevent or minimize excess hours, select general education courses that satisfy common prerequisite requirements for your intended major.

    1. FGCU General Education Program (http://www.fgcu.edu/general_education/)

    2. Common Prerequisites
      A minimum grade of C is required in each course

      FGCU Course: Choose 6 introductory credits with a prefix of ANT
      Acceptable Substitute: ANTXXXX and ANTXXXX

    3. Required Courses in the Major (21-23 credits)
      A minimum grade of C is required in each course.

      ANT 2511C Intro to Physical Anthropology (3)
      Acceptable Substitute: BSC 2024C

      ANT 3141 Dev. of World Civ. (3)
      ANT 3610 Language and Culture (3)
      ANT 4931 Senior Seminar in Anthropology (3)
      ANT 4940 Anthropology Internship (3)

      Foreign Language: Proficiency equivalent to one year (6-8 credits) of college instruction in a foreign language. Standardized examination (AP, IB, CLEP) may be used to meet the requirement.

    4. Restricted Electives in the Major (24-27 credits)
      A minimum grade of C is required in each course.

      Select one of the following courses:
      ANT 3042C Museum Exhibit Design (3)*
      ANT 3231 Introduction to Folklore (3)*
      ANT 3495 Methods in Anthro Research (3)*
      ANT 3550 Primatology (3)* and ANT 3556 Methods in Field Primatology (1)
      ANT 3824 Archaeological Field Methods (6)*

      Select one of the following courses:
      ANT 3403 Cultural Ecology (3)*
      ANT 3586C Human Evolution (3)*
      ANT 4034 History of Anthro Thought (3)*

      Select 18 credits from the following courses:
      ANT 3041 Interpreting Museums and Sites (3)
      ANT 3042C Museum Exhibit Design (3)*
      ANT 3143 Archaeology of Europe (3)
      ANT 3158 Florida Archaeology (3)
      ANT 3214 Topics in Regional Ethnology (3)
      ANT 3231 Introduction to Folklore (3)
      ANT 3312 Native American Cultures (3)
      ANT 3340 Caribbean Cultural Patterns (3)
      ANT 3390 Visual Anthropology (3)
      ANT 3403 Cultural Ecology (3)*
      ANT 3467 Anthropology of Food (3)
      ANT 3495 Methods in Anthro Research (3)*
      ANT 3520 Forensic Anthropology (3)*
      ANT 3550 Primatology (3)*
      ANT 3556 Methods in Field Primatology (1)*
      ANT 3586C Human Evolution (3)*
      ANT 3824 Archaeology Field Methods (6)*
      ANT 3824L Archaeological Field Lab (3)
      ANT 3905 Ind. Study in Anthropology (3)
      ANT 3942 Museum Internship (3)
      ANT 4034 History of Anthro Thought (3)*
      ANT 4241 Magic and Religion (3)
      ANT 4462 Medical Anthropology (3)
      ANT 4525C Human Osteology (3)
      ANT 4907 Dir. Study: Cultural Immersion (3)
      ANT 4930 Special Topics in Anthropology (3-6)
      ISS 4955 Study Abroad (3)

      *Courses used to satisfy one elective category cannot be used to satisfy another elective category. 

    5. University Requirements (3 credits)
      IDS 3920 University Colloquium (3)

    6. Additional Electives - as needed to reach total credits required for the degree

TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED: 120

Additional Graduation Requirements
  • A minimum of 120 credits.
  • A minimum of 48 of the 120 credits must be at the upper division (3000 - 4999) level.
  • A cumulative GPA of 2.0 for all coursework attempted at FGCU.
  • Satisfaction of the College-Level Skills and foreign language entrance requirements.
  • Satisfaction of the Service Learning requirement. (See www.fgcu.edu/connect).
  • Satisfaction of the residency requirement: thirty of the last sixty credits must be completed at FGCU.
  • Completion of the summer course enrollment requirement.
  • Submit an Application for Graduation by the deadline listed in the FGCU Academic Calendar.

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