Geography-Anthropology Program

The interdepartmental concentration in geography-anthropology combines courses in these two social sciences to examine the cultural, ecological, and spatial relations of diverse societies. Particular emphasis is given to the cross-cultural study of communities, regions, and their human environments from both anthropological and geographical perspectives.

Advisers: a faculty member from both Anthropology and Geography.

Programs

Major

Courses

Geography-Anthropology

290a or b. Field Work (1/2to1)

300a. Senior Thesis (1/2)

A 1-unit thesis with 1/2 unit graded provisionally in the fall and 1/2 unit graded in the spring. The final grade, awarded in the spring, shall replace the provisional grade in the fall. Ordinarily, the senior thesis will have two faculty advisors, one from Anthropology and one from Geography. The department.

Yearlong course 300-GEAN 301.

301b. Senior Thesis (1/2)

A 1-unit thesis with 1/2 unit graded provisionally in the fall and 1/2 unit graded in the spring. The final grade, awarded in the spring, shall replace the provisional grade in the fall. Ordinarily, the senior thesis will have two faculty advisors, one from Anthropology and one from Geography. The department.

Yearlong course GEAN 300-301.

302a or b. Senior Thesis (1)

Students may elect a 1-unit thesis only in exceptional circumstances. Usually, students will adopt GEAN 300-GEAN 301. The department.

399a or b. Senior Independent Work (1/2to1)

By permission of the adviser and the instructor who will supervise the work.