Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology Roadmap

120 Total Units Required
Minimum number of units in the Major: 40

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
ANTH 100 Introduction to Biological Anthropology 3
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 1 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication (A2) 2 3
GE Area C: Arts (C1) 3
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
 Units15
Second Semester
ANTH 110 Introduction to Archaeology 3
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) 3
 
GE Area B: Physical Science (B1) and Laboratory Science (B3) 3-4
GE Area B: Quantitative Reasoning (B4) 3 3
 Units15-16
Third Semester
ANTH 120 Introduction to Social and Cultural Anthropology 3
ANTH 130 Introduction to Visual Anthropology 3
Complementary Studies 4 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) if not already satisfied 3
 
GE Area C: Humanities: Literature (C3) 3
 Units15
Fourth Semester
ANTH 305GW Writing Anthropology - GWAR 3
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Three 4 9
 Units15
Fifth Semester
ANTH 300 Foundations of Anthropology: History 3
GE Area UD–D: Upper Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Three 4 9
 Units15
Sixth Semester
Select One: 3
Foundations of Archaeology  
Foundations of Human Variation  
Foundations of Visual Anthropology  
Major Electives in Anthropology (15 Units Total) – Take One 5 3
GE Area UD–B: Upper Division Physical and/or Life Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Two 4 6
 Units15
Seventh Semester
Major Area 2: Methods and Practicum – See List – Select One 6 4-6
Major Electives in Anthropology (15 Units Total) Take Two 5 6
GE Area UD–C: Upper Division Arts and/or Humanities (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 4 2
 Units15-17
Eighth Semester
Major Electives in Anthropology (15 Units Total) – Take Two 5 6
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Three 4 9
 Units15
 Total Units120-123