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2016-2017 Undergraduate Bulletin 
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Anthropology, B.A.

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Tulsa Curriculum Requirements (53 hours)

General Curriculum (25 hours)****

  • Block I Aesthetic Inquiry and Creative Experience (6 hours)
  • Block II Historical and Social Interpretation (12 hours)
  • Block III Scientific Investigation (7 hours including one lab)


*AS 1001  is required for freshmen matriculating at TU immediately after graduating from high school.

**AS 2001  is required for sophomores.

***Language requirement may vary depending upon placement.

****No more than two courses from any one discipline may be used to fulfill General Curriculum requirements. Two courses must be taken which meet the Cultural Diversity and Gender Studies requirement.

Some students may be required to take ENGL 1004 Introduction to College Writing  and MATH 1053 College Algebra .

Anthropology Major Requirements (31 hours)

Students complete a total of 31 credit hours for the major. This includes 13 hours of core requirements, 12 hours of electives, 3 hours of research methods, and 3 hours of theory.  

Electives (12 hours)

(12 hours required including at least 3 hours in archaeology/physical anthropology and 3 hours in cultural anthropology/linguistics)

Senior Project

Anthropology majors take ANTH 4973  as their Tulsa Curriculum senior project requirement.

Required Minor (12 hours)

At least 12 credit hours must be completed in a related field with 6 hours at the 3000-level or higher.  Students may choose to do a certificate program instead of a minor.

General Electives (28 hours)

Total: 124 hours

Teaching Certification

Students seeking secondary teacher certification in Anthropology must also complete requirements for a second major in education described under the School of Urban Education . In addition, teacher certification requires proficiency in a second language at the novice level.