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Anthropology, BA


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Program Requirements


The Anthropology BA major prepares students for a variety of professional careers related to human resources, international business, public relations, museum and park service interpretation, health services, and other people-oriented positions in the public and private sector. In addition, the degree provides excellent preparation for graduate training in anthropology, law, health care, and business. The degree requires a total of 124-125 semester hours, including 39 credit hours in anthropology as identified below. In addition, students take a modern language and nine additional hours of social science or humanities courses related to Anthropology (from a department-approved list). These additional courses provide students with a greater depth and broader diversity of interdisciplinary knowledge useful for the direct application of an anthropological perspective to potential career paths. Courses used to fulfill General Education Requirements and Departmental Social Science and Humanities courses may be used to fulfill minor requirements.

Students wishing to change majors into the Anthropology BA program must have a 2.0 or higher Clemson/Bridge cumulative grade-point average.

Freshman Year


First Semester


Credit Hours: 16-17

Second Semester


Credit Hours: 15

Sophomore Year


First Semester


  • Science and Technology in Society Requirement 3 Credits 2
  • Arts and Humanities (Literature) Requirement 3 Credits 2
  • Arts and Humanities (Non-Lit.) Requirement 3 Credits 2
  • Subfield Requirement 6-7 Credits 3
Credit Hours: 15-16

Second Semester


Credit Hours: 14-15

Junior Year


First Semester


  • Anthropology Requirement 6 Credits
  • Departmental Humanities/Social Science Requirement 3 Credits 4
  • Elective 6 Credits
Credit Hours: 15

Second Semester


  • 3 Credits (6 Credits of ANTH 4040 required) and/or
  • Anthropology Requirement 6 Credits
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  • Departmental Humanities/Social Science Requirement 3 Credits 4
  • Minor Requirement 6 Credits 5
Credit Hours: 15

Summer


  • Practicing Anthropology Requirement 3 Credits 7
Credit Hours: 3

Senior Year


First Semester


  • Anthropology Requirement 3 Credits 6
  • Minor Requirement 3 Credits 5
  • Elective 9 Credits
Credit Hours: 15

Second Semester


Credit Hours: 15

124-125 Total Semester Hours


1 Students must complete through 2020 in a modern language. See Modern Languages Requirement  at Clemson University statement.

2 See General Education Requirements . (Note: Social Science Requirement must be in an area other than anthropology.)

3 Select from ANTH 3010 , ANTH 3310  or ANTH 3510 .

4 Select from COMM 3300 , COMM 3480 , COMM 4800 , EAS 1230 , ENGL 2120 , ENGL 3500 , ENGL 3550 , GEOG 3050 , GEOG 3060 , GEOG 4400 , GW 4050 , HIST 3340 , HIST 3380 , HIST 3400 , HIST 3510 , HIST 3960 , HIST 4930 , LANG 2500 , LANG 3000 , LANG 4000 , MUSC 3140 , PAS 1010 , PHIL 2100 , PHIL 3270 , POSC 1010 , PRTM 3460 , PSYC 4750 , REL 1020 , REL 3000 , REL 3080 , REL 3120 , REL 3130 , REL 3140 , REL 3150 , REL 4100 SOC 4010 , SOC 4330 SOC 4590 , SPAN 3070 , SPAN 3080 , WS 1030  

5 See Minors .

6 Select from ANTH 3200 , ANTH 3320 ANTH 3530 ANTH 3710 , ANTH 4030 ANTH 4170 , ANTH 4180 , ANTH 4230 , ANTH 4510 ANTH 4660 ANTH 4740 , ANTH 4950 , ANTH 4960 , ANTH 4980 , BIOL 3530 , BIOL 4510 , BIOL 4660 , BIOL 4740 , CHIN 4180 , JAPN 4170 , LANG 3000 , LANG 3710 , WS 4230  

7 Practicing Anthropology courses could include ANTH 4950 , ANTH 4980 , or an approved Field School, Internship, or Study Abroad experience.

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