Anthropology

Anthropology is the study of peoples and groups worldwide including their behavior, adaptation techniques, and social practices in both the present and the past. Anthropology has many subfields including, cultural anthropology, social anthropology, archaeology, and linguistic anthropology. Within the Behavioral Sciences degree at Andrews University we offer an Anthropology Concentration and an Anthropological Archaeology Concentration.
OVERVIEW

Program Type: Bachelors Degree
Program Length: 124 Credits
Format: On-Campus
Program Entry: August or January
Entry Deadline for August: July 15
Entry Deadline for January: November 15
COST (per semester)*

Tuition: $14,496
Residence Hall: $2,450
Meal Plan: $1,850
General Fees: $583
Textbooks: $200-$300
* Most students receive scholarships and financial assistance. For more information go to: Finances
To complete a degree at Andrews University, students must complete both the Major Requirements and the Andrews Core Experience Requirements. Some students may elect to apply for the J.N. Andrews Honors Program which replaces the Andrews Core Experience Requirements. For more information see Honors
ANTHROPOLOGY CONCENTRATION

MAJOR: CORE REQUIREMENTS - 15 credits
PSYC101 Introduction to Psychology
SOCI119 Principles of Sociology
SOCI432 Research Methods II
PSYC450 Social Psychology

Choose one of the following courses
PSYC269 History and Systems of Psychology
SOCI474 Social Thought and Theory

MAJOR: CONCENTRATION REQ - 24 credits
ANTH124 Introduction to Anthropology
ANTH200 Cultural Anthropology
ANTH205 Introduction to Archaeology
ANTH455 Ethnography
ENGL440 Language and Culture

Choose 9 credits from the following courses
ANTH417 Cultural & Developmental Anthropology
ANTH478 Archaeology & Ethnographical Perspectives on the Middle East
ANTH496 Fieldwork in Anthropology or Archaeology
BHSC225 Global Social Issues
BHSC440 Topics
PLSC460 Area Study
SOCI425 Racial & Ethnic Relations

COGNATE - 3 Credits
BHSC230 Research Methods I

SUGGESTED ANDREWS CORE EXPERIENCE COURSES - 6 Credits
PHIL224 Introduction to Philosophy
BHSC225 Global Social Issues
ECON225 Principles of Macroeconomics
RELT348 Christians and the Environment

Choose one of the following courses
BIOL165 Foundations of Biology
BIOL208 Environmental Science



Official requirements can be found here.
ANTHROPOLOGICAL ARCHAEOLOGY CONCENTRATION

MAJOR: CORE REQUIREMENTS - 15 credits
PSYC101 Introduction to Psychology
SOCI432 Research Methods II
PSYC450 Social Psychology

Choose one of the following courses
PSYC269 History and Systems of Psychology
SOCI474 Social Thought and Theory

Choose one of the following courses
ANTH124 Introduction to Anthropology
ANTH200 Cultural Anthropology
SOCI119 Principles of Sociology

MAJOR: CONCENTRATION REQ - 24 credits
ANTH205 Introduction to Archaeology
ANTH435 Museum and Lab Methods
ANTH478 Archaeological & Ethnographical Perspectives on the Middle East
ANTH496 Supervised Fieldwork in Anthropology or Archaeology

Choose one of the following courses
ANTH124 Introduction to Anthropology
ANTH200 Cultural Anthropology

Choose 9 credits from the following courses
ANTH440 Topics: Archaeology and the Bible
ANTH440 Topics: Bible Lands Explorations
ANTH440 Topics: Archaeology of Palestine
RELB111 Introduction to the Old Testament

COGNATE - 3 Credits
BHSC230 Research Methods I

SUGGESTED ANDREWS CORE EXPERIENCE COURSES - 6 Credits
PHIL224 Introduction to Philosophy
BHSC225 Global Social Issues
BIOL100 Human Biology
RELT348 Christians and the Environment

Official requirements can be found here.
ANDREWS CORE EXPERIENCE
RELIGION - 12 Credits
RELT100 God & Human Life (First Year)
3 Religion courses of choice

FINE ARTS/HUMANITIES - 6 Credits
Choose 6 credits from two categories:
Visual Arts: Art History, Photography, Studio Art
Humanities: Literature, Philosophy
Music: Music Theory, Ensemble, Applied Music

LIFE SCIENCE - 4 Credits
Choose one of the following
BIOL100 Human Biology
BIOL110 Principles of Biology
BIOL208 Environmental Science
FDNT 230 & 240 Nutrition & Lab
HORT150 iGrow

MATHEMATICS - 3-4 Credits
Choose one of the following
MATH145 Math for the (Mis)Information Age
MATH165 College Algebra
MATH168 Precalculus
MATH191 Calculus I

SOCIAL SCIENCES - 6 Credits
Choose one foundation & one Interdisciplinary course
Foundation: ANTH200, ECON225, GEOG110, PLSC104, PSYC101, SOCI119
Interdisciplinary: BHSC225, FNCE206, PLSC237, PSYC180, FMST201
FITNESS EDUCATION - 4 Credits
HLED120 Fit for Life (first year)
3 Fitness Courses of choice

LANGUAGE/COMMUNICATION - 13/16 Credits
ENGL115 College Writing I
ENGL215 College Writing II
COMM104 Communication Skills
B.A. Only: Intermediate Foreign Language of Choice

PHYSICAL SCIENCE - 4 Credits
Choose one of the following
CHEM100 Consumer Chemistry
CHEM110 Intro to Inorganic Chemistry
PHYS110 Astronomy
PHYS115 Mythbusting
PHYS225 Sound and Waves

HISTORY - 6 credits
Choose two courses from the following
HIST110 Worldviews, Cultures, & Gods
HIST117 Civilization and Ideas I
HIST118 Civilization and Ideas II
HIST204 American Experience I
HIST205 American Experience II

SERVICE - 2 Credits
BHSC100 Philosophy of Service & Civic Engagement



Official requirements can be found here.
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