Majors, minors + certificates

Departmental HonorsDepartment of Anthropology

Students on Summer 2020, Fall 2020, or Spring 2021 requirements.


The anthropology honors program offers tutorial guidance to superior students who want to develop in-depth research interests. The department also offers student membership opportunities in the Kappa Chapter of Lambda Alpha, the National Collegiate Anthropological Honor's Society, a student organization.

Honors requirements

  1. Honors Tutorial. At least three (3) credit hours:
  2. Oral Examination. A one-hour oral examination over the thesis will be administered during the senior year by a three-member committee, of which one member is to be selected from outside the Department of Anthropology.
  3. GPA and Hours Requirements.
    1. Students must have a College GPA of 3.300 or higher to qualify for admission to a Departmental Honors program and to receive Departmental Honors. Units may set a higher College GPA.
    2. Units establish additional criteria, including admissions procedures, academic performance standards, and whether there are required courses, papers, or projects.
    3. Students who wish to earn honors in two different units must complete a distinct body of work for each honors notation.