Specific Requirements for Admission to the Cultural Anthropology Major

  • Successful completion of one Introductory Anthropology course (ANT 111, 112, or 113) and one additional Anthropology course, each with a grade of “C” or better.

B.A., Major in Cultural Anthropology requirements (36 credits)

Select one of the following Introductory Courses:3
Introduction to Anthropology: Human and Cultural Diversity
Introduction to Anthropology: Culture, Energy and Sustainability
Introduction to Anthropology: Social and Cultural Determinants of Health
All of the following core courses:9
Social and Cultural Theory
Qualitative Methods In The Social Sciences
Senior Capstone: Applying the Social Sciences
Select six credits from the following:6
Nutritional Anthropology: Introduction to Foodways and Food Studies
Global Citizenship
Encountering Africa: Experiencing our Shared Humanity
Peoples and Cultures of Latin America
Sustainability and Rural America
What's for Dinner, Honey": Food, Culture, Gender, and Health
Food, Society, and Environment
ANT 491 Applied Research: Needs Assessment and Program Evaluation
Select eighteen elective credits from any Anthropology (ANT) courses numbered above 300.18
Total Credits36

Note: Cultural Anthropology majors are encouraged to take any Creighton FLPA (Faculty-Led Program Away) course cross-listed with ANT or taught by one of our program faculty. 

Anthropology majors who are planning to go to graduate school are encouraged to select elective courses that provide additional training in research methods, including:  ANT 312 Research Design for the Social SciencesANT 314 Statistics for the Social Sciences, ANT 491 Applied Research: Needs Assessment and Program Evaluation, and/or ANT 570 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems.