Master of Arts in the Field of Anthropology

The following requirements must be fulfilled:

The general requirements stated under Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, Graduate Programs.

The minimum requirement consists of:
36 credits of approved graduate coursework including the following:
At least three of the following four proseminars:
ANTH 6101Proseminar in Biological Anthropology
ANTH 6102Proseminar in Sociocultural Anthropology
ANTH 6103Proseminar in Archaeology
ANTH 6104Proseminar in Linguistic Anthropology
Those with significant background in a field, as determined by evaluation of a student petition to the proseminar instructor, may waive one proseminar. Those who are permitted to waive a proseminar must, however, take two courses from the following:
ANTH 6101Proseminar in Biological Anthropology
or ANTH 6103 Proseminar in Archaeology
ANTH 6102Proseminar in Sociocultural Anthropology
or ANTH 6104 Proseminar in Linguistic Anthropology
An approved methods course
In addition to 30-33 credits of approved graduate coursework, 3-6 credits of research for a thesis or other culminating project.
Students with fewer than four undergraduate semesters of a major foreign language must demonstrate a reading knowledge of an approved language before beginning the third semester of graduate work.