To earn a Bachelor of Arts in Social and Behavioral Sciences—Concentration in Anthropology, students must complete at least 124 credit hours. Students are required to complete a minimum 30 credit hours of upper-level courses (300-level and above) as part of their 120 credit hour degree requirement at AUK, of which at least 18 credits hours need to be taken in the SBSA major. All core and concentration courses must be passed with a C- or better, and a cumulative major GPA of at least 2.00 in the major courses is required to earn an undergraduate degree in social and behavioral sciences Concentration in Anthropology.
Core Courses (9 Credit Hours)
Students must complete, in consultation with their academic advisors, a total of 36 credit hours from the courses listed below. 12 of these total credit hours must be upper-level (300-level or above).
Fundamentals of Arab Society
Arab Society and Culture
Global Media and Spaces of Identity
Shopping and Consumerism
Identity, Difference and Deviance
Nation and Migration
Images of Women in the Media
Health, Medicine and Curing
The Indigenous Americas
Kinship and Family in the Global Era
Women in Cross-Cultural Perspective
Tourism and Culture Change
Globalization: Opportunities and Challenges
Anthropology of Human Rights
Genocide and Refugees
Popular Culture in South Asia: Film and Beyond
Music of the Arabian Peninsula
Anthropology of Business
Majors must choose four courses (12 credit hours) of which one (3 credit hours) must be upper-level (300-level or above), in consultation with their academic advisor, from the following disciplines: AMST, HIST, PLSC, IR, PSYC, SBSA.
Majors must complete six courses (18 credit hours) of their choice from among courses in the College of Arts and Sciences.