B.A. in Anthropology

College of the Sciences and Mathematics
General Education Requirements
English Composition requirements6
Mathematics requirement3
MAT 103 or higher is recommended
Public Speaking requirement3
Diverse Communities requirement3
Interdisciplinary requirement3
Science requirement6
Behavioral and Social Science requirement 16
Introduction to Sociology
Humanities requirement6
Arts requirement3
Student Electives9
Writing Emphasis requirement9
Language & Culture Requirement3-15
Demonstrating language proficiency through the intermediate level (202) or demonstrating language proficiency through the elementary II (102) level of a language and further acquiring a cultural foundation.
Major Requirements
ANT 101Introduction to Anthropology: Biological3
ANT 102Introduction to Anthropology: Cultural3
ANT 103Introduction to Anthropology: Archaeology3
ANT 459History of Ethnological Theory3
ANT 495Senior Seminar in Anthropology3
Anthropology Electives
Select six courses in Anthropology18
Related/Cognate Requirements15
LIN 230Introduction to Linguistics3
Select additional courses outside of Anthropology approved by the student's advisor12
Total Minimum Credits Required120
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Anthropology majors must take SOC 200 

To track their individual degree progress, students are advised to access their Degree Progress Report (DPR) via myWCU regularly. For more information, visit wcupa.edu/DegreeProgressReport.

The following is a suggested course sequence for this program; course offerings and availability are not guaranteed. Students should consult their academic advisor with any questions.

Plan of Study Grid
Year One
Semester OneCredits
ANT 102 Introduction to Anthropology: Cultural 3
SOC 200 Introduction to Sociology 3
Language - appropriate level for student 3
WRT 3
MAT 3
 Credits15
Semester Two
ANT 101 Introduction to Anthropology: Biological (or) 3
Introduction to Anthropology: Archaeology  
Language in sequence 3
General Education 9
 Credits15
Year Two
Semester Three
ANT 101 Introduction to Anthropology: Biological (or) 3
Introduction to Anthropology: Archaeology  
Language in sequence or culture cluster 3
General Education 9
 Credits15
Semester Four
ANT elective 3
ANT elective 3
Language in sequence or culture cluster 3
General Education 6
 Credits15
Year Three
Semester Five
ANT elective 3
ANT elective 3
LIN 230 Introduction to Linguistics 3
Final language culture cluster (if relevant) or cognate 3
Free elective 3
 Credits15
Semester Six
ANT elective 3
ANT elective 3
Cognate Course 3
Cognate Course 3
Free elective 3
 Credits15
Year Four
Semester Seven
ANT 459 History of Ethnological Theory 3
1-2 cognates as needed to complete 15 cr. 3-6
Free electives 6-9
 Credits12-18
Semester Eight
ANT 495 Senior Seminar in Anthropology 3
Free electives 12
 Credits15
 Total Credits117-123