Geography-Anthropology Program

Faculty: see geography and anthropology.

The interdepartmental concentration in geography-anthropology combines perspectives of these two social sciences in an examination of the cultural, ecological, and spatial relations of societies and their human environments.

Requirements for Concentration: 13 units, consisting of 6 units of geography, 6 units of anthropology, and Geography-Anthropology 300. In geography, the following are required: an introductory course (Geography 105 or 115); a methods course (Geography 220, 222, 225); a 200-level regional course (such as Geography 230, 235, 240, and 245); Geography 297.02 and at least one advanced 300-level seminar. In anthropology the following are required: at least 2 units of 200-level work, such as 1 unit of an area (ethnography) course, and 1 unit of an ethnology or archaeology course; and 2 units of 300-level work.

Senior-Year Requirements: Geography-Anthropology 300, Geography 301.

Recommendations: Field work or a study abroad experience in either anthropology or geography is recommended highly.

Advisers: chairs of Departments of Anthropology and Geography.

Course Offerings

 
300a.   Senior Thesis
(1)
 
399a or b.   Senior Independent Work
(1/2-1)
By permission of the adviser and the instructor who will supervise the work.