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OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2017-18

Anthropology Major (B.A. in Anthropology) [offered through Honors Tutorial College]


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Major Code BA1934

Honors Tutorial College
35 Park Place
Athens, OH 45701
Phone: 740.593.2723
Fax: 740.593.9521
honors.college@ohio.edu
www.ohio.edu/honors

Dr. Gene Ammarell, director of studies/contact person
ammarell@ohio.edu
 

Program Overview

Anthropology is the study of the human species as a whole. As a holistic discipline, anthropology requires mastery of a variety of fields. The Honors Tutorial program in anthropology balances a commitment to breadth and rigor with an opportunity for self-disciplined and highly motivated students to explore fundamental and cutting-edge issues creatively. It is a four year program during which time students are expected to take a tutorial course each semester, along with language, collateral studies and upper-division anthropology courses. This enables students to acquire the full range of skills necessary to successfully continue in graduate study. Students will have excellent opportunities for intensive study with the seven anthropologists in the department.
 

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

Students will need to meet entrance requirements for the Honors Tutorial College.

Change of Program Policy

First-year students at Ohio University may apply to transfer into the anthropology tutorial program and the Honors Tutorial College. These students must meet the same entrance requirements as entering freshmen. The priority deadline for application is December 1st. Depending on program capacity, a second transfer deadline in mid-April may be available.

External Transfer Admission

First-year students at another institution may also apply to transfer into the anthropology tutorial program and the Honors Tutorial College. These students must meet the same entrance requirements as entering freshmen. The priority deadline for application is December 1st. Depending on program capacity, a second transfer deadline in mid-April may be available.
 

Opportunities Upon Graduation

The labor/job market reflects the diversity of anthropology as a field. Past anthropology students from Ohio University have been successful in pursuing careers in professional schools including medicine, law, and nursing. Anthropology students have been accepted into top graduate schools in anthropology, social work, forensics, history, and other related fields many with fellowships or research assistantships due to their Ohio University undergraduate research experience. They have also entered government agencies, including the Peace Corps, AMERICORPS, VISTA, parks service, and NEH. Students in cultural anthropology often get positions in NGOs focused on U.S. or international development. Archaeology students are employed in cultural management (CRM) firms, historical preservation offices, contract archaeology businesses, museums, or go on to graduate degrees and become university professors. Students in biological anthropology have graduated with positions in forensics labs, zoos, and primate centers.

Requirements

HTC Grade Requirements


Maintain a GPA of 3.5 or higher overall.

University English Composition Requirement


Complete one First-Year Composition course (1E) and one Junior Composition course (1J).

HTC Seminar


First-year students must complete the following course:

Transfer students


Transfer students may substitute an HC special topics seminar for their HC 2500 requirement.

Tutorials


Complete the following tutorials:

Thesis Tutorials


Complete the following two tutorials focused on the development and completion of a thesis.

HTC Thesis Requirement


Approval of a completed thesis or professional project by the advisor, director of studies, and Dean of the College.

Introductory Anthropology Courses


Complete the following three courses:

Foreign Language


Complete a two-year sequence through 2120 in a single language or equivalent. Equivalent credit can be Advanced Placement or college transfer credit. Students who have prior knowledge of Spanish, French, or German must take the placement test before enrolling in these classes. (The placement exam does not count as college credit.) If you test into the 3000-level or above, the foreign language requirement is considered fulfilled, except for the Advanced Language requirement below.

Advanced Language


Complete one course at the 3000 level in the language used to meet the foreign language competency above.

Linguistics


Complete the following course:

Statistics


Complete one of the following courses:

Collateral Courses


Complete 10 courses from the following list:

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