Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
2007 Catalog
Bloomsburg University Academic Programs
Academic Catalog

Anthropology (BA)

The following course sequence sheet is for illustrative purposes only and should not be construed as formal academic advisement. Course selections and sequence may vary depending on course availability and counsel from your academic adviser. You should consult an academic adviser before developing an actual academic plan.

More information: See degree requirements.
Cr.First SemesterCr.Second Semester 
320.101 Composition I3General Education Quantitative/Analytical  
 or General Education Quantitative/Analytical or 20.101 Composition I 
346.200 Principles of Cultural Anthropology346.210 Prehistoric Archaeology 
3General Education Group A (Humanities)3General Education Group A (Humanities) 
3Foreign Language (recommended)3Foreign Language (recommended) 
 OR General Education Communications OR Free Elective 
3General Ed. Group C (Natural Science/Math)3General Ed. Group C (Natural Science/Math) 
109.100 Optional University Seminar   
16Total Semester Credits15Total Semester Credits 
Cr.Third SemesterCr.Fourth Semester 
32nd-level Writing Course3General Education Group A (Humanities) 
 or General Education Group A (Humanities) or 2nd-level Writing Course 
346.220 Human Origins3Anthropology Elective 
3General Education Group B (Social Sciences)3General Education Group B (Social Sciences) 
3General Ed. Group C (Natural Science/Math)3General Ed. Group C (Natural Science/Math) 
3Free Elective3Free Elective 
1General Education Fitness/Recreation Skills   
16Total Semester Credits15Total Semester Credits 
Cr.Fifth SemesterCr.Sixth Semester 
3Anthropology Elective346.470 History of Anth. Thought & Theory 
3General Ed. Values, Ethics, Decision-Making3Anthropology Elective 
3General Education Group A (Humanities)3Free Elective 
3Free Elective3Free Elective 
3Free Elective3Free Elective 
  1General Education Fitness/Recreation Skills 
15Total Semester Credits16Total Semester Credits 
Cr.Seventh SemesterCr.Eighth Semester 
346.385 Anthropology Research & Writing Skills346.301 Field Archeology 
3Anthropology Elective OR 46.466, 46.475, or 46.497 
3Anthropology Elective3Anthropology Elective 
3Free Elective3Free Elective 
3Free Elective3Free Elective 
15Total Semester Credits12Total Semester Credits 


The sequence of General Education courses is an example only; they may be taken in any order.

Two semesters of Foreign Language are recommended for students in Anthropology;

language courses count as 3rd communication course and as a free elective

A Computer Science course is recommended for students interested in graduate school

Consult Advisor before selecting Anthropology Electives

Additional Practicum credits (46.301,46.466, 46.475 or 46.497) may be applied towards Free Electives

46.700 counts as Diversity course; one additonal course selected for the Major, General

Education OR Free Elective must also qualify as a Diversity course.

See list of Diversity Courses and consult advisor.