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Anthropology Major

Students must earn a minimum 2.00 grade point average in all courses in the major (required or elective) attempted at this university.

Students who choose to major in anthropology must also meet the university core requirements and the college core requirements for a Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree.

Requirements Hours

33 hours (at least 18 advanced) to include:

CCS 2350: Perspectives on Cultural Studies    3
ANTH 2302    3
ANTH 2301, 2303 or 2304    6
ANTH 4310    3
ANTH electives (advanced)  15
ANTH electives (any level)    3

Students must complete at least 15 of the required 33 hours in residence at the University of Houston. Twelve of these 15 hours must be advanced (3000-level or above). Transferred credit to be counted toward the anthropology major requirements must have a grade of C- or above. Majors who plan to pursue graduate study should consider taking one statistics course from the department's recommended list.