Anthropology SF Scholars Roadmap

This roadmap is a suggested plan of study and does not replace meeting with an advisor. Please note that students may need to adjust the actual sequence of courses based on course availability. Please consult an advisor in your major program for further guidance.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
Fall SemesterUnits
ANTH 110 Introduction to Archaeology (Foundation Core, C2, GP) 3
ANTH 120 Introduction to Social and Cultural Anthropology (Foundation Core, D1, SJ) 3
ENG 114 Writing the First Year: Finding Your Voice (A2) 1 3
GE Area A 2 3
GE Area D 3
 Units15
Spring Semester
ANTH 100 Introduction to Biological Anthropology (Foundation Core, B2) 3
ANTH 130 Introduction to Visual Anthropology (Foundation Core, D1) 3
GE Area A 3
GE Area B: Quantitative Reasoning (B4) 3 3
GE Area E 3
 Units15
Second Year
Fall Semester
GE Area B: Physical Science (B1) and Laboratory Science (B3) 4 3-4
GE Area C - Take Two 6
GE Area D 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 5 3
 Units15-16
Spring Semester
ANTH 305GW Writing Anthropology - GWAR (Foundation Core) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Four 5 12
 Units15
Third Year
Summer Semester
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Two 5 6
 Units6
Fall Semester
ANTH 300 Foundations of Anthropology: History (Foundation Core) 3
Select One (Major Area 1: Theory and Foundations): 3
Foundations of Archaeology  
Foundations of Human Variation (UD-B)  
Foundations of Visual Anthropology  
Major Electives in Anthropology (15 Units Total) - Take Two 6 6
GE Area UD-C: Upper-Division Arts and/or Humanities (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
 Units15
Spring Semester
Major Area 2: Methods and Practicum – See List – Select One 7 4-6
Major Electives in Anthropology (15 Units Total) Take Two 6 6
GE Area UD-B: Upper-Division Physical and/or Life Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
GE Area UD-D: Upper-Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
 Units16-18
Fourth Year
Summer Semester
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Two 5 6
 Units6
Fall Semester
ANTH 710 Proseminar in Anthropological Theory and Method (Master's Core) 3
ANTH 715 Research Skills: The Craft of Anthropological Writing (Master's Research Skills) 1
ANTH 722 Seminar in Biological Anthropology (Master's Core) 2
Major Electives in Anthropology (15 Units Total) - Take One 6 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Two 5 6
 Units15
Spring Semester
ANTH 717 Research Skills: The Research Proposal (Master's Research Skills) 1
ANTH 720 Foundations in Visual Anthropology (Master's Core) 2
Graduate Elective (8-12 Units Total) - Take One 8 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Three 5 9
 Units15
Fifth Year
Summer Semester
ANTH 899 Independent Study (Graduate Elective) 8 3
 Units3
Fall Semester
ANTH 716 Research Skills: The Literature Review (Master's Research Skills) 1
ANTH 723 Seminar in Problems in Cultural Anthropology (Master's Core) 2
ANTH 899 Independent Study (Graduate Elective) 8 3
Graduate Elective (8-12 Units Total) - Take One 8 3
 Units9
Spring Semester
ANTH 719 Research Skills: The Research Presentation (Master's Research Skills) 1
ANTH 721 Seminar in Archaeological Problems (Master's Core) 2
Select One (Master's Culminating Experience): 3
Creative Work Project  
Master's Thesis  
 Units6
 Total Units151-154