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Anthropology

Requirements

REQUIREMENTS FOR A MAJOR

The City College of New York offers a Bachelors of Arts in Anthropology, with basic and advanced courses, along with independent studies and courses on selected topics.

Students majoring in Anthropology must complete the following:

Required Courses (15 credits)

Anthropology:
20000: Archaeology
20100: Cross-Cultural Perspectives
20200: Languages and Dialects in Cross-Cultural Perspectives
20300: Human Origins
One 30000-level course 3

Elective Courses

Additional credits 15

Total Credits: 30

Appropriate electives in the respective sub-disciplines may be substituted for Anthropology 20000, 20100 or 20300. As many as 6 of the 15 elective credits may be related courses outside the Department of Anthropology, e.g., courses in Asian Studies, Biology, Black Studies, History or Sociology. These courses must be chosen in consultation with a departmental advisor.

REQUIREMENTS FOR MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY CONCENTRATION

See Chair or Faculty Advisor. 

REQUIREMENTS FOR MINORS

See Chair or Faculty Advisor.