Anthropology Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Anthropology

Requirements and Curriculum

Requirements to Graduate

A minimum of 120 credits are required to complete this degree. This includes:

  • 42 upper-division (300-400 level) credits
  • 30 upper-division credits completed through Colorado State University

The number of courses needed for completion of the program depends on:


The curriculum listed below is intended to inform prospective students about the overall theme of the program and should not be used as an example program of study. Students need to consult their advisor to develop a degree completion plan based on the credits transferred into this program. You have the option to use the TransferologyTM website to conduct a self-review of your potential transfer courses. This tool will assist you in seeing how your previous college coursework may transfer to CSU.

Anthropology Department Courses – 31 credits

Students should consult their advisor to ensure that the courses chosen will meet the degree program requirements.

Required Anthropology
Archaeology (select at least one)
Biological Anthropology (select at least one)
Cultural Anthropology (select at least one)

All-University Core Curriculum (AUCC) – 31 credits

Students are strongly encouraged to select AUCC courses in consultation with their academic advisor. The following courses are required as part of the 31 required AUCC credits for the anthropology degree:

Electives – 36 credits

In consultation with your academic advisor, choose courses in any discipline. Students must earn a total of 42 upper division (300 and 400-level) credits.

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