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BA Anthropology: Medical Anthropology Option

Four-Year Academic Map 2018-2019

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This is a sample academic plan for students entering on the 2018-2019 catalog. Students should meet with an academic advisor prior to registration to formulate their own plan. Please tap the button following each course to view course description and prerequisites or see the UH Hilo Catalog for more course information.

Year 1: Spring Semester

Course Credit
ENG 100 (FW: Written Communication) 3
ANTH Intro (see note 6) 3
FGA or FGB: Global Multicultural Perspectives 3
GL: Language Arts 3
GQR: Quantitative Reasoning 3
Credits 15

Year 2: Fall Semester

Course Credit
DA, DH or DL: Arts, Humanities, Literature II 3
DB: Biological Science or DP: Physical Science 3
DY: Science Laboratory 1
ANTH Intro (see note 6) 3
ANTH Elective 3
Elective 3
Credits 16

Year 2: Spring Semester

Course Credit
DB: Biological Science or DP: Physical Science 3
ANTH Intro (see note 6) 3
ANTH Elective 3
ANTH Upper Elective 3
WI Elective 3
Credits 15

Year 3: Fall Semester

Course Credit
ANTH 415 (DS: Social Science II) 3
Medical ANTH Upper Elective (see note 9) 3
Upper Elective 3
WI Elective 3
Elective 3
Credits 15

Year 3: Spring Semester

Course Credit
GE GCC (Rec: ANTH 389 (see note 8) or ANTH 485 (see note 8)) 3
ANTH Methods (see note 7) 3
ANTH 463 3
Upper Elective 3
Elective 3
Credits 15

Year 4: Fall Semester

Course Credit
GE HPP (Rec: ANTH 385 (see note 8)) 3
ANTH 492 3
Upper Elective 3
Upper Elective 3
Upper Elective 3
Credits 15

Year 4: Spring Semester

Course Credit
Medical ANTH Upper Elective (see note 9) 3
ANTH 370 3
Upper Elective 3
WI Upper Elective 3
Elective 3
Credits 15

Notes

  1. Students must earn at least a 2.0 GPA in courses required for the major.
  2. Students must earn at least a grade of C in each course required for the major.
  3. Students may demonstrate proficiency at the 200-level in archaeology, physical anthropology, cultural anthropology, and linguistics in place of taking the required introductory anthropology course. Consult an advisor for other courses that will allow students to demonstrate proficiency in these areas.
  4. At least 45 semester hours must be earned in courses at the 300-400 level.
  5. To ensure progress toward degree completion, students are urged to meet with an advisor each semester before registering.
  6. Anthropology Introductory Courses (Select 3 courses from: ANTH 205, 210, 215, ANTH/LING 221.
  7. Anthropology Methods (Select one: ANTH 445, 447, 450, 470, 481, 482, 484, 485).
  8. Recommended courses- fulfills GE and upper division ANTH requirements.
  9. Medical Anthropology Upper Electives: ANTH 375, ANTH 450, ANTH 485.