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2015-2016 University Catalog

    Academic Majors/Minors


Program Director: Chris Begley (cbegley@transy.edu)
Office: Hazelrigg 105
Phone: 233-8144

Recommended Sequence of Courses

Anthropology Major Pattern
First Year
Fall Term Winter Term  May Term
ANTH 1024 Cultural Anthropology* OR ANTH 1024 Cultural Anthropology* OR  
ANTH 1034 Human Origins OR Anthropology Elective  
ANTH 1054 Intro to Archaeology*    

Sophomore Year
Fall Term Winter Term  May Term
ANTH 1034 Human Origins (if not yet taken yet) OR Anthropology Elective Anthropology Elective OR
ANTH 1054 Intro to Archaeology   Area Study 
SOC 2224 Research Methods*    

Junior Year
Fall Term Winter Term  May Term
ANTH 3944 Junior Seminar* ANTH 2204 Area Study (if not yet taken yet) OR 3000-level Anthropology Elective
ANTH 1034 Human Origins -OR- Allied Area Study Course AND  
ANTH 1054 Intro to Archaeology (if not yet taken yet) Religion Elective   
SOC 2224 Research Methods* (if not yet taken yet) AND/OR 3000-level Anthropology Elective   
 Anthropology Elective    

Senior Year
Fall Term Winter Term  May Term
ANTH 4444 Senior Seminar 3000-level Anthropology Elective Elective OR
3000-level Anthropology Elective   Anthropology Elective

*Required Major Courses
Students are required to take one class that explores the human past; either ANTH 1034 Human Origins, or ANTH 1044 Cultural Geography.
NOTE: May Term Religion courses are rotated: REL 3024 The Synoptic Gospels; REL 3454 The Gospel of John; REL 2324 Journey Through the Bible (travel trip to Israel); REL 2294 Special Topics in Religion.
Area Study Courses are those that provide in-depth analysis of a particular region of the world.  Approved courses from other disciplines can fulfill this requirement, and a list of those courses appears in the catalog. 
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