Introduction to the Major

Introduction to the Major
Overview of anthropology major and graduation requirements; preparing for senior thesis sequence; career opportunities; and graduate school application process.
 Hours0.5 Credit, 1.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining ANTHR 150
Course Outcomes

Introduction to Basic Theories and Methodologies

Students in this course will gain an introductory level understanding of the basic assumptions of the disciplines of Anthropology and Archaeology as well as their historical development along with examples of applications of various methodologies in the field.


On completion of the course students should be

  • Familiar with the scope of the Anthropology major, its requirements, and ways of fulfilling these
  • Have a viable Career track plan
  • Have a viable Graduate School plan
  • Have a revised and approved MAP for their time at BYU and have met with their Faculty Advisor
  • Be aware of the Field School requirements and options for both Archaeology and SocioCultural tracks
  • Be acquainted with Faculty
  • Have participated in a designated service project