Degree Requirements

A degree in anthropology at WPUNJ will mean getting a broad understanding of what it means to be human. The core curriculum will provide students with basic knowledge of archaeology, biological anthropology, cultural anthropology and anthropological linguistics. The elective courses may be taken in other departments, if selected with advisement. Anthropology welcomes non-majors into many of its courses.

 
Program Requirements (starting in Fall 2005):
MAJOR 33 credits
5 Course requirements 15
6 Course electives 18
   
MINOR 18 credits
4 Course requirements 12
2 Course electives 6
 
The requirements for majors and minors are:
ANTH 1300 Origin and Diversity of Humankind 3
ANTH 4900 Anthropology Senior Seminar 3
Nine credits (at least) from the following list:  
ANTH 2000 Human Origins 3
ANTH 2100 Digging the Past: An Introduction to Archaeology 3
ANTH 2300 Understanding Cultures 3
ANTH 2400 Language Matters 3

The elective courses include:
ANTH 2020 Diversity and Equity in Schools 3
ANTH 2030 Exploring Asia 3
ANTH 2350 UNESCO World heritage Sites 3
ANTH 2520 Evolutionary Bases of Human Behavior 3
ANTH 2570 Sex, Gender and Sexuality 3
ANTH 2600 Myth and Folklore in the Modern World 3
ANTH 3000 Popular Culture and Modernity in South Asia 3
ANTH 3010 Research Methods in Anthropology 3
ANTH 3040 Prehistory of the Far East 3
ANTH 3080 Native North Americans 3
ANTH 3100 Global Transformations & the Human Condition 3
ANTH 3140 Old World Prehistory 3
ANTH 3200 African Archaeology 3
ANTH 3250 Faces of Diversity 3
ANTH 3300 Anthropology of Tourism 3
ANTH 3400 Applied Anthropology 3
ANTH 3410 Law in Society and Culture 3
ANTH 3420 East Asian Ethnology 3
ANTH 3450 Cultural Resources and Community Engagement 3
ANTH 3500 Shamans, Witches and Magic 3
ANTH 3510 Visual Anthropology 3
ANTH 3540 Forensic Osteology 3
ANTH 3560 Urban Anthropology 3
ANTH 3570 Kinship 3
ANTH 3590 Cultural Change in Latin America 3
ANTH 3700 Anthropology of Social Movements 3
ANTH 3990 Selected Topics 3
ANTH 4200 Archaeology of North America 3
ANTH 4210 Applied Archaeology 3
ANTH 4250 Paleoanthropology 3
ANTH 4540 Primate Biology and Behavior 3
ANTH 4910 Internship 1-6
ANTH 4950 Field Study in Anthropology 3-6