Graduate Sequences & Courses of Study

Sequences are based on the department’s 10 lecture/seminar course requirements (i.e. 30 ANG lecture/seminar credits). These suggested sequences are planned over a three-year period. Graduate students are expected to develop a specific plan of study in consultation with their supervisory committee. Course listings for the current semester can be found here and courses guaranteed to be offered in future semesters can be found here.

  • Proseminar courses (I and II) are required of all students and should be completed during the first year of residence.
  • ANG 6034 (History and Theory in Anthropology) is required of all cultural anthropology students.
  • ANG 6110 (Archaeological Theory) is required of all archaeology doctoral students. It is usually taken in the second year of doctoral study.

Archaeology

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Required Courses (9 credits):

ANG 5621       Proseminar in Cultural and Linguistic Anthropology

ANG 6110       Archaeological Theory

ANG 6930       Proseminar in Archaeology and Biological Anthropology

Archaeology students typically choose a sequence of courses that supports their regional interests, methodological interests, theoretical interests, and topical interests.

Choosing among courses in these four categories would satisfy the additional 21 ANG lecture/seminar credits required for the Ph.D.:

Choose one or more of these theory courses:

ANG 6034      Seminar in Anthropological History and Theory

ANG 6421       Landscape, Place, Dwelling

ANG 6930       Things

Choose one or more of these methods courses:

ANG 5184      Principles of Archaeology (usually taken by MA students)

ANG 5126       Zooarchaeology

ANG 5525      Human Osteology and Osteometry

ANG 5485       Research Design in Anthropology

ANG 6122C     Archaeological Ceramics

ANG 6128       Lithic Technology

ANG 6930       Bioarchaeology

ANG 6930       Regional Analysis

Choose one or more of these regional courses:

ANG 6155      Southeastern US Prehistory

ANG 6186      Archaeology of Human Origins

Choose one or more of these topical courses:

ANG 5172       Historical Archaeology

ANG 6086       Historical Ecology

ANG 6185       Ethnoarchaeology

ANG 6186       Archaeology of Death

ANG 6186       Cultural Heritage Management

ANG 6241       Ecology of Religion

ANG 6286       Urban Landscapes

Archaeology of the Americas

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Required Courses (9 credits):

ANG 5621       Proseminar in Cultural and Linguistic Anthropology

ANG 6110       Archaeological Theory

ANG 6930       Proseminar in Archaeology and Biological Anthropology

The following courses would satisfy the additional 21 ANG lecture/seminar credits required for the Ph.D.:

ANG 5126       Zooarchaeology

ANG 5164       The Inca and their Ancestors

ANG 5485       Research Design in Anthropology

ANG 5525       Human Osteology and Osteometry

ANG 6122C     Archaeological Ceramics

ANG 6128       Lithic Technology

ANG 6155       Southeastern US Prehistory

ANG 6421       Landscape, Place, Dwelling

ANG 6930       Maya and Aztec Civilizations

ANG 6930       Regional Analysis

Biological Anthropology

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Required Courses (6 credits):

ANG 5621       Proseminar in Cultural and Linguistic Anthropology

ANG 6930       Proseminar in Archaeology and Biological Anthropology

The following courses would satisfy the additional 24 ANG lecture/seminar credits required for the Ph.D.:

ANG 5485       Research Design in Anthropology

ANG 5525       Human Osteology and Osteometry

ANG 6514       Human Origins

ANG 6555       Issues in Evolutionary Anthropology

ANG 6592       Seminar in Molecular Anthropology

ANG 6930       Applied Statistics in Biological Anthropology

ANG 6930       Bioarchaeology

ANG 6930       Demography

Students pursuing this sequence are also encouraged to take the following which would count as part of the 36 elective credits:

STA 6126         Statistical Methods in Social Research I

STA 6127         Statistical Methods in Social Research II

Cultural Anthropology

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Required Courses (9 credits):

ANG 5621       Proseminar in Cultural and Linguistic Anthropology

ANG 6034       Seminar in Anthropological History and Theory

ANG 6930       Proseminar in Archaeology and Biological Anthropology

The following courses would satisfy the additional 21 ANG lecture/seminar credits required for the Ph.D.:

ANG 5266       Economic Anthropology

ANG 5485       Research Design in Anthropology

ANG 6274       Principles of Political Anthropology

ANG 6701       Seminar on Applied Anthropology

ANG 6801       Ethnographic Field Methods

ANG 6930       Environmental Anthropology

ANG 6930       Ethnographic Writing

Forensic Anthropology

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Required Courses (6 credits):

ANG 5621       Proseminar in Cultural and Linguistic Anthropology

ANG 6930       Proseminar in Archaeology and Biological Anthropology

The following courses would satisfy the additional 24 ANG lecture/seminar credits required for the Ph.D.:

ANG 5485       Research Design in Anthropology

ANG 5525       Human Osteology and Osteometry

ANG 6186       Archaeology of Death

ANG 6514       Human Origins

ANG 6930       Applied Statistics in Biological Anthropology

ANG 6930       Bioarchaeology

ANG 6930       Demography

Students pursuing this sequence are also encouraged to take the following which would count as part of the 36 elective credits:

STA 6126         Statistical Methods in Social Research I

STA 6127         Statistical Methods in Social Research II

Medical Anthropology

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Required Courses (9 credits):

ANG 5621       Proseminar in Cultural and Linguistic Anthropology

ANG 6034       Seminar in Anthropological History and Theory

ANG 6930       Proseminar in Archaeology and Biological Anthropology

The following courses would satisfy the additional 21 ANG lecture/seminar credits required for the Ph.D.:

ANG 5485       Research Design in Anthropology

ANG 5531       Culture and Nutrition

ANG 6737       Medical Anthropology

ANG 6801       Ethnographic Field Methods

ANG 6930       Anthropology and Global Health

ANG 6930       Demography

Students pursuing this sequence are also encouraged to take the following which would count as part of the 36 elective credits:

STA 6126         Statistical Methods in Social Research I

STA 6127         Statistical Methods in Social Research II

Social Research Methods

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Required Courses (9 hours):

ANG 5621       Proseminar in Cultural and Linguistic Anthropology

ANG 6034       Seminar in Anthropological History and Theory

ANG 6930       Proseminar in Archaeology and Biological Anthropology

The following courses would satisfy the additional 21 ANG lecture/seminar credits required for the Ph.D.:

ANG 5420       Social Network Analysis in Cultural Anthropology

ANG 5485       Research Design in Anthropology

ANG 5494       Text Analysis

ANG 6481       Research Methods in Cognitive Anthropology

ANG 6801       Ethnographic Field Methods

ANG 6930       Demography

ANG 6930       Ethnographic Writing

ANG 6930       Survey Research Methods

Students pursuing this sequence are also encouraged to take the following which would count as part of the 36 elective credits:

STA 6126         Statistical Methods in Social Research I

STA 6127         Statistical Methods in Social Research II

 

 

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