BA in Anthropology

Below is a sample 4-year plan for students pursuing the BA in Anthropology. To view the list of courses approved to fulfill KU Core Goals, please visit the KU Core website.

Freshman
FallHoursSpringHours
ENGL 101 (Goal 2.1 [2 crs req], BA Writing I)13ENGL 102 (Goal 2.1 [2 crs req], BA Writing II)3
Goal 1.2 Quantitative Reasoning3Quantitative Reasoning (Goal 1.2, BA Quantitative Reasoning)23
1st Semester Language (BA Second Language)52nd Semester Language (BA Second Language)5
First Year Seminar (Goal 1.1 Critical Thinking)3Natural Science (Goal 3N)3
ANTH 1503ANTH 160, 162, or 360 (Goal 3H or Goal 4.2, Major Requirement)3
 17 17
Sophomore
FallHoursSpringHours
3rd Semester Language (BA Second Language)34th Semester Language, or 1st semester of another Language (BA Second Language)3-5
ANTH 308, 310, or 340 (LFE, Major Requirement)3ANTH 406, 449, or 462 (LFE, Major Requirement)3
ANTH 200-level Elective; Major Requirement3Goal 2.2 Communication3
ANTH 300+level Elective (Major Requirement) or possible minor course or Other elective33-4ANTH 300+level Elective (Major Requirement) or possible minor course or Other elective33-4
Lab Science (BA Lab Requirement)1-2Elective or possible minor course (Total Hours)1
 13-15 13-16
Junior
FallHoursSpringHours
ANTH 300+level Elective (Major Requirement) or possible minor course or Other elective33Goal 5 Social Responsibility & Ethics3
ANTH 300+level Elective (Major Requirement) or possible minor course or Other elective33ANTH 300+level Elective (Major Requirement) or possible minor course or Other elective33
ANTH 300-level Elective (Major Requirement) or possible minor course or Other elective33Elective or possible minor course 300+ (Total Hours)33
Elective or possible minor course 300+ (Total Hours)3Elective or possible minor course 300+ (Total Hours)3
Elective or possible minor course 300+ (Total Hours)3Elective or possible minor course 300+ (Total Hours)3
 15 15
Senior
FallHoursSpringHours
ANTH 300+ level Elective (Major Requirement)33-4ANTH 401 (Goal 6.1, Major Requirement)3
ANTH 401 (Goal 6.1, Major Requirement)3Elective or possible minor course 300+ (Total Hours)43
LA&S 490 (Recommended, or elective)3Elective or possible minor course 300+ (Total Hours)43
Elective or possible minor course 300+ (Total Hours)43Elective or possible minor course 300+ (Total Hours)43
Elective or possible minor course 300+ (Total Hours)3Elective or possible minor course 300+ (Total Hours)43
 15-16 15
Total Hours 120-126

Please note:

All students in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are required to complete 120 total hours of which 45 hours must be at the Jr/Sr (300+) level.

The same course cannot be used to fulfill more than one KU Core Goal.