Anthropology Honors Program
The Anthropology Honors Program is designed to prepare students for advanced work at the graduate or professional level.
All regularly admitted students with a declared major in anthropology are eligible to enter the program, although continuing participation requires maintenance of an overall 3.0 GPA and a 3.25 GPA in anthropology.
Thirty-three semester hours in anthropology are required plus one of three statistics/foreign language options.
You will also be required to complete a minor.
You must complete the following introductory course sequence:
ANTH120 Language and Culture
You must also complete the following upper-division courses:
and any one of the following:
ANTH451 Advanced Archaeological Anthropology
To complete the honors curriculum you must also complete an additional 12 semester hours of anthropology electives and one of the following three options:
- Statistics and Computer Science: SOC 410 and CS 201 (8 semester Hours)
- A Statistics Course and two courses in a foreign language - demonstrated proficiency at the 102 level (12 semester hours)
- Three courses in a foreign language, including one at the 200-level or above - demonstrated proficiency at the 200 level (11 semester hours)
Students will benefit from the Anthropology Department Honors Program by acquiring additional research skills to successfully enter and compete in internationally-oriented graduate and professional programs. Students who complete the program will graduate “With Honors in Anthropology.”
For additional information and/or admission to the Anthropology Honors Program, contact the anthropology program director, Department of History and Anthropology, 322 Heritage Hall, Birmingham, AL 35294-3350; Telephone (205) 934-5634.
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