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Anthropology

Public Anthropology (Undergraduate Certificate)

Offered by the Department of Anthropology, College of Arts and Sciences.

Admission to the Program

Open to undergraduate degree and nondegree students. Students must complete 6 credit hours with grades of C or better in anthropology courses at or above 200-level, or have internship experience in a related field, before beginning coursework for the certificate.

Certificate Requirements

  • 15 credit hours of approved coursework with at least 9 credit hours at or above 300-level, with grades of C or better. Grades of C- or D in certificate program courses are not accepted toward the fulfillment of certificate requirements, although these grades will be included in the calculation of the GPA. Students must have at least a 3.0 GPA in certificate courses in order to be awarded a certificate. Students in certificate programs must take a minimum of 6 credit hours during each 12-month period and complete the certificate in four years. International students must enroll in 12 credit hours each semester (except for summer). A maximum of 3 credit hours earned at an accredited college or university may be applied toward the certificate as transfer credit.

Course Requirements

Required (3 credit hours)

Complete one of the following:

Upper-level Public Anthropology (12 credit hours)

  • 12 credit hours in public anthropology courses at or above 300-level, chosen in consultation with the student's faculty advisor