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Undergraduate Degree Programs

Anthropology Undergraduate Program

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.

A list of UH Core Requirements by Component Area and the courses that qualify for them can be found here: UH Core Curriculum

A List of Courses that satisfy the CLASS 3hr Diversity requirement can be found at the bottom of the CLASS General Degree Information page, under the subtitle "CLASS Block and Diversity Requirement".

Requirements Hours

30 hours (at least 18 advanced) to include:

ANTH 2351    3
ANTH 2301, 2302 or 2304    6
ANTH 4310    3
ANTH electives (advanced)  15
ANTH electives (any level)    3

Students must complete at least 15 of the required 30 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.

Anthropology Resources