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Program Guide: Anthropology
|MTH 151 or 122||4|
|Social Science elective||3|
|U.S. Diversity elective||3|
|Science Lab elective||4|
- Degree offered: B.S., B.A. Students seeking a B.A. degree must demonstrate third semester proficiency in a foreign language. Students seeking a B.S. degree must choose a one year science sequence. You can choose from the following: BIO 171 + 172, CHM 111 + 112, GLG 111 + 112, PHY 111 + 112 plus one 300 level science at Grand Valley.
- It is strongly recommended that students transfer after one year of general courses.
- This guide fulfills the Michigan Transfer agreement (MTA). Social science elective must be a non-SOC course. Humanities and science electives must be selected from different disciplines. Please check with your community college advisor for additional associate degree requirements. GVSU will still honor the MACRAO agreement.
- U.S. Diversity electives: HIS 214, HIS 215, HIS 221, IHU 202, IHU 280, IHU 281, LIT 269, LIT 274, LIT 277, LIT 278, LIT 285, SOC 212, SOC 215, SOC 216, SOC 221.
Professional and career opportunities for students majoring in anthropology include jobs in international development/assistance (nonprofit and government), government, education, museums, international business, zoos, human services, and health care.
It is important to identify your interests as early as possible so that you and your advisor can develop the best academic program possible. For many career paths in anthropology, it is important to have experience through one or more practicums or actual field experience in archeology. These opportunities are available with appropriate planning and coordination with your advisor.
Career practicum experiences are available for students interested in museum work and a number of other activities in local communities. Students interested in practicum experiences need to begin planning with their advisor for the experience as early as possible in their college career.
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