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 130 Introduction to Anthropology 3
ANTH 490 Anthropology Senior Seminar 3
Nine credits (at least) from the following list:  
ANTH 200 Human Origins 3
ANTH 210 Archaeology 3
ANTH 230 Understanding Cultures 3
ANTH 240 Word Play: Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology 3

The elective courses include:
ANTH 201 Foundations for Teaching: Anthropology of Education 3
ANTH 300 Popular Culture and Modernity in South Asia 3
ANTH 304 Prehistory of the Far East 3
ANTH 308 Native North Americans 3
ANTH 314 Old World Prehistory 3
ANTH 320 African Archaeology 3
ANTH 330 Anthropology of Tourism 3
ANTH 340 Applied Anthropology 3
ANTH 341 Law in Society and Culture 3
ANTH 342 East Asian Ethnology 3
ANTH 350 Shamans, Witches and Magic 3
ANTH 351 Visual Anthropology 3
ANTH 352 Biological Bases of Human Behavior 3
ANTH 354 Forensic Osteology 3
ANTH 360 Myth and Folklore in the Modern World 3
ANTH 356 Urban Anthropology 3
ANTH 357 Kinship 3
ANTH 358 Sex and Culture 3
ANTH 359 Cultural Change in Latin America 3
ANTH 399 Selected Topics 3
ANTH 401 Ethnographic Methods 3
ANTH 420 Archaeology of North America 3
ANTH 421 Applied Archaeology 3
ANTH 425 Paleoanthropology 3
ANTH 454 Primate Biology and Behavior 3
ANTH 491 Internship 3-6
ANTH 499 Independent Study 3-6