2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jun 18, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

Anthropology (B.A.)


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College of Sciences
Department of Anthropology,
Phillips Hall, Room: 309

http://sciences.ucf.edu/anthropology/

Dr. Sarah Barber, sarahstacy.barber@ucf.edu
Phone: 407-823-2227

The Anthropology major results in broad holistic understanding of humans and the human condition, both past and present. Students study all subfields of Anthropology: Archaeology, Cultural Anthropology, Linguistics, and Physical Anthropology. Students with sufficient course background may participate in ongoing archaeological excavations in Central America, South America and the Caribbean. This degree program may be completed online, although not all elective options or program prerequisites may be offered online. Newly admitted students choosing to complete this program exclusively via UCF online classes may enroll with a reduction in campus-based fees. See http://ucf.ed/online for more information.

Admission Requirements

  • None

Degree Requirements

  • UCF students who change degree programs and select this major must adopt the most current catalog.
  • Departmental Residency Requirement: at least 30 semester hours of regularly scheduled 3000-4000 level courses must be taken from the UCF Anthropology Department
  • Students must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 in all major requirements.
  • Anthropology majors must earn a ‘C” (2.0) or better in all Core Requirements and Restricted Electives.
  • Co-op internship can be used in the major with prior approval. 
  • Students should consult with a department advisor.
  • All prerequisites of courses taught within the College of Sciences will be enforced.
  • Courses designated in General Education Program (GEP) and Common Program Prerequisites (CPP) are usually completed in the first 60 hours.

General Education Program (GEP) (36 Credit Hours)


Communication Foundations (9 Credit Hours)


Cultural & Historical Foundations (9 Credit Hours)


Mathematical Foundations (6 Credit Hours)


Math: (3 Credit Hours)


Statistics - Computers (3 Credit Hours)


Social Foundations (6 Credit Hours)


Science Foundations (6 Credit Hours)


Common Program Prerequisites (CPP)


See Transfer Notes for possible substitutes

Core Requirements: Basic Level (6 Credit Hours)


Core-Required, also satisfy the CPP


Core Requirements: Advanced Level (6 Credit Hours)


Anthropology B.A. Tracks


  • Students must choose either the General Track or the Anthropological Methods and Practice Track 

Restricted Electives (30 Credit Hours)


Anthropology B.A. General Track (30 Credit Hours)


Core Requirements (6 Credit Hours)


Select One:


General Track Restricted Electives (24 Credit Hours)


Area Study (3 Credit Hours)


Select one from the following courses:

Additional Restricted Electives (21 Credit Hours)


  • Select 7 additional upper-level Anthropology courses; all courses with the prefix ANT, including special topic courses, will count towards restricted electives if they have not been used to fulfill other requirements and are subject to the following restrictions. Consult online course schedules
  • Seniors may select 5000 level courses with the prefix ANG to count toward restricted electives. Students must seek prior approval for these courses. Students may not take both the 4000 level and the 5000 level course when available.

Only one of the following may be taken:


  • ANT 3905 - Directed Independent Study Credit Hours: 3
  • ANT 3940 - Internship Credit Hours: 3
  • ANT 3949 - Cooperative Education in Anthropology Credit Hours: 0
  • ANT 3943 - Caribbean Archaeology Practicum Credit Hours: 3
  • ANT 3955 - Study Abroad Credit Hours: 3
  • ANT 4906 - Directed Independent Study Credit Hours: 3
  • ANT 4912 - Directed Independent Research Credit Hours: 3
  • ANT 4941 - Internship Credit Hours: 3
  • ANT 4949 - Cooperative Education Credit Hours: 3
  • ANT 4955 - Study Abroad Credit Hours: 3
  • ANG 5907 - Independent Study Credit Hours: 3
  • ANG 5917 - Directed Research Credit Hours: 3

None of the following may be taken:


  • ANT 4903H - Honors Directed Reading I Credit Hours: 3
  • ANT 4904H - Honors Directed Reading II Credit Hours: 3
  • ANT 4970H - Undergraduate Honors Thesis Credit Hours: 3

Anthropology B.A. Anthropological Methods and Practice Track (30 Credit Hours)


  • Additional core requirement courses with the ANT prefix and required concentration can be taken as approved by an advisor. 

Core Requirements: Anthropological Methodology and Theory (3 Credit Hours)


Select 1:

Core Requirements: Applied, Field, or Laboratory Method (3 Credit Hours)


Select 1:

Core Requirements: High-Impact Learning Experience (3 Credit Hours)


Select 1:

  • ANT 3940 - Internship Credit Hours: 3 
  • ANT 3943 - Caribbean Archaeology Practicum Credit Hours: 3
  • ANT 3949 - Cooperative Education in Anthropology Credit Hours: 3
  • ANT 3955 - Study Abroad Credit Hours: 3
  • ANT 4906 - Directed Independent Study Credit Hours: 3
  • ANT 4912 - Directed Independent Research Credit Hours: 3
  • ANT 4941 - Internship Credit Hours: 3
  • ANT 4949 - Cooperative Education Credit Hours: 3
  • ANT 4955 - Study Abroad Credit Hours: 3
  • ANT 4970H - Undergraduate Honors Thesis Credit Hours: 3

Anthropological Methods and Practice Track Restricted Electives (21 Credit Hours)


  • Select 7 additional upper-level Anthropology courses; these may include other methods courses from Anthropological Methods or Applied, Field or Laboratory Methods listed or any other courses with the ANT prefix at the 3000 or 4000 level, including special topic courses, that may be offered (see below for restrictions).  Consult online course schedules. 
Up to two courses can be used if not taken to complete the Core Requirements: Anthropological Methodology and Theory:

Up to five courses can be used if not taken to complete Core Requirements: Applied, Field, or Laboratory Method:

One course can be used if not taken to complete Core Requirements: High-Impact Learning Experience:

  • ANT 3940 - Internship Credit Hours: 3
  • ​​ANT 3949 - Cooperative Education in Anthropology Credit Hours: 3
  • ANT 4941 - Internship Credit Hours: 3
  • ANT 4949 - Cooperative Education Credit Hours: 3
  • ANT 4970H - Undergraduate Honors Thesis Credit Hours: 3
Students may not receive credit towards Core Requirements: High-Impact Learning Experience or Restricted Electives for both the 3000 and 4000 level Internship or Cooperative Education Courses

None of the following maybe taken as restricted electives:

  • ANT 4903H - Honors Directed Reading I Credit Hours: 3
  • ANT 4904H - Honors Directed Reading II Credit Hours: 3
  • ANT 3943 - Caribbean Archaeology Practicum Credit Hours: 3
  • ANT 3955 Study Abroad Credit Hours: 3​​
  • ANT 4906 - Directed Independent Study Credit Hours: 3​​
  • ANT 4912 - Directed Independent Research Credit Hours: 3​​
  • ANT 4955 - Study Abroad Credit Hours: 3​​

Capstone Requirements


  • None

Foreign Language Requirements


Admissions

  • Met by graduation requirement

Graduation

  • Proficiency equivalent to two semesters of college instruction in a foreign language or three semesters of college instruction in American Sign Language (ASL).Standardized examinations for foreign languages may be used.  ASL proficiency is met by successful completion of ASL 4161C   (previously SPA4614C) or an appropriate score on the ASL proficiency exam. ASL 4161C   has prerequisites of ASL 2140   and ASL 2150 .  Contact the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (https://www.cohpa.ucf.edu/csd/) regarding the proficiency examination. 

Additional Requirements


  • None

Required Minors


  • None

Departmental Exit Requirements


  • Students must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 in all major requirements. All attempts of courses taken are included in the major GPA calculation. Additional courses that could meet requirements but are taken beyond the minimum required (e.g., additional restricted electives beyond 24 hrs) and a “C” (2.0) or better is earned are also included in the GPA calculation.
  • Students will be required to take a standard exit exam.

University Minimum Exit Requirements


  • A 2.0 UCF GPA
  • 60 semester hours earned after CLEP awarded
  • 48 semester hours of upper division credit completed
  • 30 of the last 39 hours of course work must be completed in residency at UCF.
  • A maximum of 45 hours of extension, correspondence, CLEP, Credit by Exam, and Armed Forces credits permitted.
  • Complete the General Education Program, the Gordon Rule, and nine hours of Summer credit.

Total Undergraduate Credit Hours Required: 120


Additional Information


Honors In Major

  • Application and admissions through The Burnett Honors College and department. More information about Honors in the Major can be found at https://honors.ucf.edu/research/.

Related Programs

Certificates

Related Minors

Advising Notes

  • None

Transfer Notes

  • Lower division courses do not substitute for upper division courses.
  • Courses transferred from private and out-of-state schools must be evaluated for equivalency credit. The student must provide all supporting information.

Acceptable Substitutes for Transfer Courses

  • Although any two ANT courses satisfy the CPP, ANT 2511  is required in the core and must be taken.
  • Field school courses from other academic institutions may be accepted for a maximum of 3 credits for Restricted Elective in the General Track or for the High-Impact Learning Experience in the Anthropological Methods and Practice Track.

Program Academic Learning Compacts

Plan of Study


  • One of numerous possible plans of study. See program description for all requirements. Consult a departmental advisor for alternate, new or more appropriate selections.
  • Although all classes are listed as being taken during the academic year, you may be required to complete 9 hours of them during the Summer. Consult with an advisor to determine if you are exempt.

Freshman Year - Fall (15 Credit Hours)


Freshman Year - Spring (15 Credit Hours)


Sophomore Year - Fall (15 Credit Hours)


Sophomore Year - Spring (15 Credit Hours)


  • ANT 3610 - Language and Culture Credit Hours: 3
  • Restricted Elective Credit Hours: 3
  • Restricted Elective Credit Hours: 3
  • GEP Credit Hours: 3
  • Elective / Minor Credit Hours: 3

Junior Year - Fall (15 Credit Hours)


Junior Year - Spring (15 Credit Hours)


Senior Year - Fall (15 Credit Hours)


Senior Year - Spring (15 Credit Hours)


  • Free Elective Credit Hours: 3
  • Area Study Elective Credit Hours: 3
  • Free Elective Credit Hours: 3
  • Elective / Minor Credit Hours: 3
  • Elective / Minor Credit Hours: 3

Electives


  • Select primarily from upper level courses after meeting with a departmental advisor. Courses may be outside the department. 

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