Bloomsburg University Academic Programs
Academic Catalog


Administered by Department of Anthropology

Effective Spring 2015



Students should schedule these courses in their first year:

ANTHRO.200 Principles of Cultural Anthropology

ANTHRO.210 Prehistoric Archaeology

ANTHRO.220 Human Origins

Students should schedule this course as soon as possible once declaring the major:

ANTHRO.230 Foundations of Professional Anthropology

Students should schedule this course in their junior year:

ANTHRO.470 History of Anthropological Thought and Theory

Applications Requirement (6 credits)

ANTHRO.460 Applied Anthropology

ANTHRO.497 Internship

(with department approval, students may replace the internship requirement with 466 Independent Study or 475 Field Methods Cult or 495 Special Topics* if the coursework has an applied focus).

Required discipline distribution courses - (9 credits): students are required to take one course in EACH of the three subdisciplines:
240 Native N Americans 221 Forensic Anthropology102 World Problems
300 Methods and Theory250 Neanderthals240 Native North Americans
301 Field Archaeology290 Race and Racism 290 Race and Racism
310 Aztecs and Mayans 350 Medical Anthropology320 Contemporary World Culture
311 NE Amer Archaeology380 Men and Women 350 Medical Anthropology
312 South Amer Archaeology405 Primates380 Men and Women
380 Men and Women 466 Independent Study*390 Socialization of the Child
466 Independent Study* 495 Special Topics*466 Independent Study*
495 Special Topics* 475 Field Methods Cult
480 Religion and Magic
495 Special Topics*
* depending upon topic

ELECTIVES - (6 credits) a minimum of 2 additional courses. Students can choose their selections, based upon their interests and in consultation with their advisors, from all courses offered in the program.

ANTHRO.102 Anthro and World Problems

ANTHRO.221 Forensic Anthropology

ANTHRO.240 Native North America

ANTHRO.290 Race and Racism

ANTHRO.300 Arch Theory and Methods

ANTHRO.301 Field Archaeology

ANTHRO.310 Aztecs and Mayans

ANTHRO.311 Archy of the NE

ANTHRO.312 South American Arch.

ANTHRO.320 Contemp World Culture

ANTHRO.333 Ethnic Identity

ANTHRO.350 Medical Anthro

ANTHRO.380 Men and Women

ANTHRO.385 Anthro Research and Writing (with permission of instructor)

ANTHRO.390 Socialization of the Child

ANTHRO.405 Primates

ANTHRO.475 Field Methods in Cultural Anthro

ANTHRO.480 Religion and Magic

ANTHRO.495 Special Topics

ANTHRO.497 Internship

Highly recommended: course(s) in statistics, foreign language proficiency, internship and/or methods courses