Anthropology (B.A.)

College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Social Sciences

http://www.fgcu.edu/CAS/Anthropology/index.asp
(239) 590-7196

2014-2015 Catalog Year

Program Admission Requirements

  • Submit an online Application for Graduation via Gulfline by the deadline listed in the FGCU Academic Calendar.
  • Complete common prerequisites with a grade of C or better.
  • Attend an orientation session.
  • Sign an Advising Agreement document.

Program Requirements

    1. FGCU General Education Program (GEP) (36 hrs)
      Refer to the General Education Program for more information.
      1. Communication (6 hrs)
        1. ENC 1101 (3)
        2. ENC 1102 (3)

      2. Mathematics (6 hrs)
        1. STA 2023 (3)

      3. Humanities (9 hrs)
        1. HUM 2510 (3)

      4. Social Sciences (6-9 hrs)
        1. ANT 2000 (3) recommended
        2. ANT 2100 (3) recommended
        3. ANT 2211 (3) or ANT 2410 (3) recommended

      5. Natural Sciences (6-9 hrs)
        1. ANT 2511C (3) or BSC 2024C (3) recommended

          Note: At least one Natural Sciences course must include a laboratory or field component. Courses meeting this requirement contain a “C” or “L” in their course numbers. Each combined lecture and laboratory course (marked with a C) is equivalent to taking the lecture and laboratory separately.
    2. Common Prerequisites

      Two introductory level courses in anthropology (ANT prefix) (GEP)

    3. Required Courses in the Major (21-23 hrs)

      • ANT 2511C Physical Anthropology (GEP) (3)
      • ANT 3141 Development of World Civilization (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 hours) of college instruction in a foreign language. Standardized examination (AP, IB, CLEP) may be used to meet the requirement.

    4. Electives in the Major (24-27 hrs)
      1. Select one of the following methods course
        • ANT 3042C Museum Exhibit Design (3)*
        • ANT 3495 Methods in Anthropology Research (3)*
        • ANT 3520 Forensic Anthropology (3)*
        • ANT 3550 Primatology (3)*
        • ANT 3824 Archaeological Field Methods (6)*

      2. Select one of the following theory courses:
        • ANT 3403 Cultural Ecology (3)*
        • ANT 3586C Human Evolution (3)*
        • ANT 4034 History of Anthropological Thought (3)*

      3. Select 18 hours from the following:
        • 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 Anthropology Research (3)*
        • ANT 3520 Forensic Anthropology (3)*
        • ANT 3550 Primatology (3)*
        • ANT 3586C Human Evolution (3)*
        • ANT 3824 Archaeology Field Methods (6)*
        • ANT 3824L Archaeological Field Lab (3)
        • ANT 3905 Individual Study in Anthropology (3)
        • ANT 4034 History of Anthropological Thought (3)*
        • ANT 4241 Magic and Religion (3)
        • ANT 4462 Medical Anthropology (3)
        • ANT 4525C Human Osteology (3)
        • ANT 4907 Directed Study: Cultural Immersion (3)
        • ANT 4930 Special Topics (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 hrs)
      • IDS 3920 University Colloquium (3)

    6. Additional Electives (variable)

 

TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS REQUIRED:   120 HRS

Additional Graduation Requirements

  • A minimum of 120 credit hours.
  • A minimum of 48 of the 120 hours must be at the upper division (3000 - 4999) level.
  • A cumulative GPA of 2.0 for all coursework attempted at FGCU.
  • A minimum grade of C for each course used to satisfy the following categories: common prerequisites, required courses in the major, and electives in the major.
  • Satisfaction of Communication and Computation 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.

Transfer Notes and Acceptable Substitutes

The following substitutions are acceptable for common prerequisites and must be completed with a grade of C or higher:

  • ANT XXXX (3) and ANT XXXX (3): may substitute two introductory courses in Anthropology (ANT prefix).

For All Majors: Students are strongly recommended to select required lower division electives that will enhance their General Education coursework and that will support their intended baccalaureate degree program. Students should consult with an academic advisor in their major degree area.

The information contained in this catalog excerpt is intended for informational purposes only. Every effort is made to provide this information as accurately as possible at the time of publication; however, the university reserves the right to revise any section or part without notice or obligation.
Printed on: 10/25/2014.