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approaches in relation to biography, historical era, and sociocultural milieu of theorists, and to
the function of anthropology in Western thought. Prerequisites: ANT 101 and one additional
ANT course. No S/U option. Alternate years. (Social Science)

484. Qualitative Research Methods and Fieldwork
Introduction to the theoretical and practical concerns of anthropological research methods,
including writing research proposals, the tradition of participant observation, interviewing
techniques, the qualitative approach to data analysis, the collecting and reporting of data, and
the use of ethnography in social science. Students learn how to conduct original ethnographic
research. Prerequisites: ANT 101 and junior standing and one additional anthropology or one
upper level sociology course. No S/U option. Alternate years. (Social Science)

485. Readings/Research in Anthropology (1/2-1)
Student-designed individual research in selected areas. May be repeated for credit; however, no
more than one term of 485 may be counted toward an individualized major in Anthropology or
the Sociology and Anthropology major. Prerequisites: ANT 101 and one other course in

511. Extended Research in Anthropology (1/4)
Students will pursue an empirical problem through a new qualitative, quantitative, or mixed
methods research project or substantially revise and expand an existing research project. Over
the course of four blocks, students will engage in research design and implementation. Course
will require 2-3 hours of work per week. Prerequisites: SOC 484 or ANT 484, and permission of
instructor. (CR)

Sociology and Anthropology (SAN)

Major: An interdisciplinary major with a minimum of 11 course credits in Sociology and
Anthropology, which include SOC 101 or SOC 102; ANT 101; SOC 484 or ANT 484; SOC 483
or ANT 483; SOC 487 and six other courses, of which at least two are in each discipline, and of
which at least three are at or above the 300 level.

No more than two course credits in individualized research (one in Sociology and one in
Anthropology), and no more than three 100-level courses may be counted toward the total of 10
course credits.

Teaching Certification: Students who are interested in pursuing K-12 certification to teach
social studies should seek admission to the Teacher Education Program. See the Education
department section for application and certification information (pages 109-111).

Note: Students may not combine this joint major in Sociology and Anthropology with a
Sociology major, an individualized major in Anthropology, or a Sociology or Anthropology

Spanish (SPA)

See Classical and Modern Languages

Statistics (STA)

See Mathematics and Statistics

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