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Loyola University Chicago

Department of Anthropology

B.A. in Anthropology

To obtain the B.A. in Anthropology degree and prepare for a chosen field, students must complete the major requirements listed below, round out their education by learning important skills and values through Loyola's Core Curriculum and develop their own special interests by taking general electives.

Degree Requirements

All of the following:

ANTH 101 - Human Origins
ANTH 102 - Intro. to Cultural Anthropology
ANTH 231 - Linguistic Anthropology

Two of the following:

ANTH 211 - Peoples of Latin America
ANTH 212 - Peoples of Native North America 
ANTH 213 - Culture in Contemporary Africa 
ANTH 214 - African-American Anthropology 
ANTH 215 - Contemp. Japanese Culture 
ANTH 216 - Cultures of Migration 
ANTH 217- Mexican Culture and Heritage 
ANTH 218 - Contemp. Cultures of Southeast Asia 
ANTH 219 - Contemp. Pacific Island Societies 
ANTH 220 - Contemporary Cultures of the Middle East

Two of the following*:

ANTH 303-319; 330, 331, 361, 363

*should take 304 if graduate school is planned

One of the following:

ANTH 241 - Principles of Archaeology
ANTH 242 - Mesoamerican Archaeology
ANTH 243 - North American Archaeology

One of the following: 

ANTH 324 - Human Evolution 
ANTH 325 - Primatology 
ANTH 326 - Human Osteology

Three electives:

Elective (200/300 level)
Elective (200/300 level) can be outside Anthro*
Elective (200/300 level) can be outside Anthro*

*with Advisor's Permission 

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Loyola

Department of Anthropology
1032 West Sheridan Road · Chicago, Illinois 60660
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