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
399a or b.   Senior Independent Work
By permission of the adviser and the instructor who will supervise the work.