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Any student admitted to KSU as a degree-seeking undergraduate may declare this major directly in Owl Express.
Special General Education Requirements
Students must take STAT 1401 in either Area A2 or Area D1.
Related Minors or Certificates Available
Double Owl Pathways
ANTH 3300: Anthropological Theory
This course surveys the historical development of anthropological theory. It emphasizes the major theories and theoreticians in the discipline of anthropology and their importance for understanding contemporary anthropological research.
ANTH 3305: Principles of Archaeology
Archeology is the subfield of anthropology that has as its goal the understanding of the human past by studying the material remains that people leave. This course covers the history, goals, methods, and theoretical base of current technology. Cultural resource management is introduced as well.
ANTH 3350: Cultures and Societies of the World
A comparative survey of culture and social organization in various regions of the world with a focus on contemporary social problems, cultural change and adaptation.
ANTH 4420: Lab in Forensic Anthropology
This laboratory class provides an overview to the field of forensic anthropology for undergraduates. Forensic anthropology is an applied field of physical anthropology that seeks to recover, identify, and evaluate human skeletal remains within a medico-legal context. This generally includes the determination of an unidentified individual’s sex, age, ancestry, stature, and in many cases, circumstances surrounding death.