Eight-Semester Plan for B.S. in Anthropology, Forensic Anthropology Concentration

Major Program Guide For: B.S. in Anthropology
Concentration: Forensic Anthropology

Suggested Course Sequence

  • Total for Degree: 120 Credit Hours
  • Total Hours of Prerequisites: 9
  • Students may finish earlier if they attend summer school at WCU or another approved institution.
Freshman Year
Fall
Spring
Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours
ENGL 101 Composition I 3 ENGL 102 Composition II 3
C5   Physical/Biological Science 3 MATH 101 or higher   3
C4   Wellness 3 C5   Physical/Biological Science 3
P1   Social Science 3 P1   Social Science 3
190 Series  190 First Year Seminar 3 P4   Humanities 3
 
Sophomore Year
Fall
Spring
Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours
ANTH 250 Archaeology and Bioanthropology 3 ANTH 260 Cultural and Social Anthropology 3
ANTH 251 Introduction to Forensic Anthropology 3 P5   Fine and Performing Arts 3
CMHC 201 Communication 3 ANTH 364 Human Osteology 3
P3   History 3 Minor/Approved Program     3
P6   World Cultures 3 ANTH   Elective 3

Upper Level Perspective (ULP): An approved Upper Level Liberal Studies Perspectives course is required in one of the Liberal Studies Perspectives categories.

Junior Year
Fall
Spring
Course Prefix of Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours Course Prefix of Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours
ANTH 401 Osteopathology 3 ANTH 341 History of Anthropological Theory 3
ANTH   Elective 3 ANTH 400 Advanced Topics in Human Osteology 3
Upper Level Perspective     3 ANTH   Elective 3
Minor/Approved Program     3 ANTH   Elective 3
General   Elective 3 Minor/Approved Program     3
Upper Level Perspective (ULP): An approved Upper Level Liberal Studies Perspectives course is required in one of the Liberal Studies Perspectives categories.
Senior Year
Fall
Spring
Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours Course Prefix of Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours
ANTH   Elective 3 ANTH   Elective 3
ANTH   Elective 3 ANTH   Elective 3
Minor/Approved Program     3 Minor/Approved Program     3
Minor/Approved Program     3 Minor/Approved Program     3
General   Elective 3 General   Elective 3

NOTES:

  • Total for Degree: 120 Credit Hours
  • Total Hours of Prerequisites: 9
  • Students may finish earlier if they attend summer school at WCU or another approved institution.
 

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