Join Us

Anybody with an interest in anthropology is welcome to join in the discussion and attend our events.  If you would like to help plan events or be more involved in the community, contact the Anthropology Club at (kstateanthclub@gmail.com)

If you would like to become a major or minor in Anthropology, please set up an appointment with the Anthropology Lead Advisor, sasw@ksu.edu, or if you would like to know more about Anthropology, contact Michael Wesch (mwesch@ksu.edu).

Requirements for the Anthropology Major

In addition to the general B.A. or B.S. requirements for the College of Arts and Sciences, anthropology majors take a minimum of 34 credit hours in anthropology as follows:

Introductions to the four subfields of anthropology: 13 Credit Hrs.
  • ANTH 200 or 204 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
  • ANTH 220 Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology
  • ANTH 260 Introduction to Archaeology
  • ANTH 280 Introduction to Physical Anthropology (4 credits)
ANTH 301: Initiation to Anthropology. (An introduction to the Anthropological Perspective) 3 Hrs.

 

Advanced anthropology electives: 18 Credit Hrs.
  • Five advanced electives (300-level or above) in at least three of the subfields (15 Hrs.)  At least nine of these hours must be at the 500 level or above.
  • ANTH 602 Anthropological Theory (3 Credit Hrs.)

In addition to the above, a minimum GPA of 2.5 must be earned in all anthropology courses.

Requirements for a Minor

A minor in anthropology is also available. Anthropology minors must take a minimum of 18 hours in anthropology as follows:

  • Any 3 of the introductory classes: 9 Credit Hrs.
  • Advanced anthropology courses: 9 Credit Hrs.
  • Three advanced anthropology electives (500 level or above) in at least two of the subfields.

In addition to the above, a minimum GPA of 2.5 must be earned in all anthropology courses.

 

Contact the Program Coordinator, Michael Wesch (mwesch@ksu.edu) if you are interested.