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Co-Discipline Options: Anthropology

SAMPLE: ADDING CO-DISCIPLINE OPTIONS TO A CURRENT MAJOR PROGRAM IN ANTHROPOLOGY (B.A. Level)

CURRENT MAJOR PROGRAM:  B.A. ANTHROPOLOGY: 37 credits

Core Required Courses (19 credits):
ANT 202  Introduction to Physical Anthropology
ANT 202L
  Introduction to Physical Anthropology Lab
ANT 210
  Introduction to Archaeological Methods and Theory
ANT 275
  Language and Culture
ANT 312
  Contemporary Issues in Anthropology
ANT 401
  Anthropological Theory
ANT 401
  Anthropological Theory
ANT 480
  Anthropology Capstone

Topical (select 6 credits, one from 300 level):
ANT 114  Great Archaeological Sites-AH
ANT 201
  World Cultures
ANT 231
  Modern American Indians-SB
ANT 311
  Museums in Contemporary Society
ANT 320
  Religion and Culture
ANT 321
  Medical Anthropology
ANT 330
  Women, Gender, and Culture
ANT 331
  Women in Prehistory
ANT 336
  Historical Archaeology
ANT 345
  Environmental Anthropology
ANT 347
  Primate Behavioral Ecology
ANT 348
  Primate Sexuality
ANT 350
  North American Archaeology
ANT 352
  Archaeology of Mesoamerica
ANT 358
  Art and Culture
ANT 370
  Celtic Europe
ANT 371
  Psychological Anthropology
ANT 372
  Peasant Societies
ANT 375
  Anthropology of Aging
ANT 380
  Origins of Civilization
ANT 381
  European Archaeology
ANT 382
  Visual Anthropology
ANT 386
  Economy, Wealth and Culture

Ethnographic (select 6 credits, one at 300 level):
ANT 230  North American Indians
ANT 245
  Peoples of Latin American and the Caribbean
ANT 270
  Native Australia and Oceana
ANT 309
  Peoples of Africa
ANT 360
  Mesoamerican Indians
ANT 385
  Peoples of East and Southeast Asia

Field Methods (select 3 credits):
ANT 308  Cultural Resource Management
ANT 315
  Archaeological Excavation Methods
ANT 325
  Applied Anthropology
Ant 340
  Ethnographic Methods and Research
ANT 365
  Ethnographic Field Methods
ANT 396
  Museum Internship

Laboratory Methods (select 3 credits):
ANT 307  Museum Methods
ANT 342
  Quantitative Methods in Anthropology
ANT 355
  Archaeology Laboratory Analysis
 

NOW ADD CO-DISCIPLINE OPTIONS TO THE CURRENT MAJOR PROGRAM BY OFFERING:

B.A. Anthropology:  Biology Option (37 credits)
[A Biology Major wants to get degree in Anthropology because she is very interested in how biology can be applied to the history of humans on earth, so she earns a degree in Anthropology by doing the following:]

Core Required Courses (19 credits):
ANT 202  Introduction to Physical Anthropology
ANT 202L
  Introduction to Physical Anthropology Lab
ANT 210
  Introduction to Archaeological Methods and Theory
ANT 275
  Language and Culture
ANT 312
  Contemporary Issues in Anthropology
ANT 401
  Anthropological Theory
ANT 401
  Anthropological Theory
ANT 480
  Anthropology Capstone

Major Elective Courses (relevant to Biology) (select 6 credits)
ANT 318  Prehistoric Ecology
ANT 321
  Medical Anthropology
ANT 322
  Health and Disease in Past Societies
ANT 345
  Environmental Anthropology
ANT 347
  Primate Behavioral Ecology
ANT 348
  Primate Sexuality
ANT 380
  Origins of Civilization
ANT 375
  Anthropology of Aging

Co-Major Elective Courses (relevant to Anthropology) (select 12 credits)
BIO 305  Developmental Biology
BIO 349
  Genetics
BIO 358
  Evolution of Organisms
BIO 402
  Evolutionary Neurobiology
BIO 406
  Ecosystem Ecology
BIO 410
  Conservation Biology
BIO 425
  Mammalian Anatomy and Physiology
BIO 430
  Immunology
BIO 452
  Cancer Genetics
BIO 457
  Endocrinology
BIO 470
  Medical Microbiology

B.A. Anthropology: Literature Option (37 credits)
[An English Major is also interested in Anthropology and would like to use her reading and writing skills to address topics in Anthropology, so she adds a B.A. in Anthropology to her degree in Literature by doing the following:]

Core Required Courses (19 credits):
ANT 202  Introduction to Physical Anthropology
ANT 202L
  Introduction to Physical Anthropology Lab
ANT 210
  Introduction to Archaeological Methods and Theory
ANT 230
  North American Indians
ANT 231
  Modern American Indians
ANT 245
  Peoples in Latin America and the Caribbean
ANT 275
  Language and Culture
ANT 312
  Contemporary Issues in Anthropology
ANT 401
  Anthropological Theory
ANT 480
  Anthropology Capstone

Major Elective Courses (relevant to Literature)  (select 6 credits):
ANT 200  World Cultures
ANT 275
  Language and Culture
ANT 307
  Museum Methods
ANT 308
  Cultural Resource Management
ANT 330
  Women, Gender and Culture
ANT 331
  Women in Pre-History
ANT 358
  Art and Culture
ANT 377
  Anthropology Though Sci-Fi Films
ANT 380
  Origins of Civilization
ANT 386
  Economy, Wealth and Culture

Co-Major Elective Courses (relevant to Anthropology)  (select  12 credits):
ENG 202  Survey of British Literature I
ENG 203
  Survey of British Literature II
ENG 300
  American Women Poets
ENG 301
  American Novel
ENG 302
  Literature and Film
ENG 304
  Introduction to Post-Colonial Literature
ENG 305
  American Women Writers
ENG 306
  Multicultural American Literature
ENG 308
  Shakespeare
ENG 315
  The Bible as Literature
ENG 316
  Social Issues in Literature
ENG 318
  The Short Story
ENG 322
  Literature and Sexuality
ENG 324
  Holocaust Literature
ENG 326
  Literature and the Environment
ENG 331
  Persuasive Writing
ENG 332
  Fiction Writing
ENG 334
  Poetry Writing
ENG 336
  Creative Non-Fiction Writing
ENG 338
  Writing for Social Change
ENG 350
  Critical Theory
ENG 355 Contemporary Literature
ENG 357
  Biographical Writing
ENG 358
  Writing in the Creative Genres
ENG 365
  American Folklore
ENG 368
  The Graphic Novel
ENG 380
  Studies in Literature and the Other Arts
ENG 382
  History of the English Language
ENG 384
  Modern Poetry
ENG 386
  Children’s Literature
ENG 402
  Middle English Literature
ENG 411
  Elizabethan Literature
ENG 412
  Seventeenth Century Literature
ENG 414
  English Renaissance Drama
ENG 418
  Gender and Early Modern Literature
ENG 421
  Restoration and Eighteenth Century Literature
ENG 422
  Studies in Eighteenth Century Literature

B.A. Anthropology: Business Management Option (37 credits)
[A Business Management Major is fascinated by the field of Anthropology but doesn’t want to be an Anthropologist, so he earns a B.A. degree in Anthropology by doing the following:]

Core Required Courses (19 credits):
ANT 202  Introduction to Physical Anthropology
ANT 202L
  Introduction to Physical Anthropology Lab
ANT 210
  Introduction to Archaeological Methods and Theory
ANT 230
  North American Indians
ANT 231
  Modern American Indians
ANT 245
  Peoples in Latin America and the Caribbean
ANT 275
  Language and Culture
ANT 312
  Contemporary Issues in Anthropology
ANT 401
  Anthropological Theory
ANT 480
  Anthropology Capstone

Major Elective Courses (relevant to Business Management) (select 6 credits):
ANT 200  World Cultures
ANT 275
  Language and Culture
ANT 307
  Museum Methods
ANT 308
  Cultural Resource Management
ANT 330
  Women, Gender and Culture
ANT 358
  Art and Culture
ANT 380
  Origins of Civilization
ANT 386
  Economy, Wealth and Culture

Co-Major Elective Courses (relevant to Anthropology)  (select  12 credits):
MGT 205  Business Management Principles
MGT 240
  Managerial Communication
MGT 300
  Behavior in Organizations
MGT 305
  Operations Management in Business
MGT 306
  Project Management
MGT 307
  Supply Chain Management
MGT 309
  Logistics and Distribution
MGT 310
  Leading High Performance Teams
MGT 315
  Continuous Quality Improvement in Operations
MGT 320
  Managing a Diverse Workforce
MGT 330
  Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
MGT 340
  Human Resource Management
MGT 355
  International Business Environment
MGT 360
  Comparative International Management
MGT 370
  Managing Organizational Change

* Only three (3) degree options have been created based on the wants and needs of students, the interests and expertise of faculty, and the versatility of the discipline curriculum.  Many other Co-Discipline Options can be created.  Consider:  Anthropology and Religion, Anthropology and Education, Anthropology and Physics, etc.  The above is just a sampling.    

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