Anthropology

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Anthropology

Admits Fall term. Deadline for Fall applications is December 15. GRE general required; 3 letters of recommendation required.
Please use the following information when completing the application.
Code: 00051; Academic Program: Anthropology; Ph.D.

Faculty

Chair: Professor Andrew Shryock

Professors: Askew, Behar, Flannery, Fricke, Irvine, Keane, Kirsch, Lemon, MacLatchy, Mannheim, Marcus, Mitani, Mueggler, O'Shea, Owusu, Renne, Robertson, Shryock, Sinopoli, Strassmann, Whallon, Williams, Wolpoff, and Wright

Associate Professors: Beck, Beehner, Fehervary, Hull, Kingston, Lempert, Marshall, McGovern, Meek, Partridge, Roberts, and Rubin

Assistant Professors: Bigham, DeLeon, Devlin, Dua, Garvey, Stewart, and Stonington

Lecturers III/ IV: Akin, Chivens, Frye, Peters-Golden and Young

Professors Emeriti: Brace, Burling, Cohen, Feeley-Harnik, Ford, Frisancho, Gingerich, Hart, Kelly, Kottak, Lockwood, Parsons, Speth, Trauttman and Yoffee

Postdoctoral Fellows: Cho and Singh

Degree Programs

Interdepartmental Degree Programs

Various faculty of the department participate in the following interdepartmental degree programs:


Degree Programs of the Department

In addition to the specific requirements listed below, see the Master's Degrees and Doctoral Degrees sections of the Rackham Graduate School Academic Policies.


Master of Arts

Admission: The Department of Anthropology does not admit at the M.A. level – only Ph.D. The Anthropology Graduate Program is not considered to be a terminal master's program. Students are expected to continue through the Ph.D., though the M.A. may be earned while progressing through the program. 

Minimum Number of Credits Required: 36 graduate credit hours.

Specific Course Requirements: The 36 hours of graduate credit must include courses from the following list, with at least one course in each subfield:

Ethnology: Ethnology: 526, 527 (Archaeology and Biological Anthropology: one course required, Linguistic Anthropology and Sociocultural Anthropology: both courses required)

Archaeology: 581, 582 (Archaeology: both courses required, All other subfields: one course required

Biological Anthropology: 570 (Those in the subfield of Biological Anthropology are not required to take 570 and may instead substitute a different Biological Anthropology course for 570)

Linguistic Anthropology: 576, 577, 578(Linguistic Anthropology: 576 plus either 577 or 578, All other subfields: One course required)

Cognate: All students must have 4 graduate credit hours of cognate classes. See the Rackham Handbook for more information.

A minimum overall grade point average of B (3.0) is required for the master's degree.

Thesis or Research Essay: None.

Final Examination: None.


Doctor of Philosophy

Admission: The Department of Anthropology only admits at the Ph.D level. Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree.

The application procedure includes submission of a statement of purpose and a specification of the sub-field, topical specialty, and geographic area in which the student will specialize. (Students specializing in Biological Anthropology may substitute another appropriate category for the geographic area.) Three letters of recommendation, GRE scores and academic transcripts must also be sent to the Department. Students whose native language is not English must submit scores on the Test Of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB). A writing sample is optional. Please see the Department website for complete information on required supplemental application materials.

Specific Course Requirements: Same as for the master's degree requirements.

In addition to course requirements, students must complete the following in order to advance to candidacy:

Preliminary Examination: Before qualifying for admission to candidacy for the doctor's degree, the student must pass a written preliminary qualifying examination in the student's declared sub-field, topical specialty, and geographic area. (In certain cases, with the approval of the student's committee, he or she may be permitted to write a preliminary research paper.) Students are expected to qualify within one year or, in any case, no later than upon completion of 24 hours of coursework, after admission to the doctoral program.

Foreign Language Requirement: Contact graduate program office.

Dissertation Prospectus:

Candidate Status: See the Doctoral Degrees section of the Rackham Graduate School Academic Policies for general regulations.

For information on the dissertation committee, final oral examination, and publication of dissertation, see the Rackham Graduate School Academic Policies.


Certificate in Museum Studies

The Certificate in Museum Studies is offered in conjunction with or after completion of the A.M. and is intended for students committed to museum careers. For admissions information and Certificate requirements see the Graduate Program in Museum Studies.

Contact

Anthropology
University of Michigan
101 West Hall
1085 S. University
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1107
Phone: (734) 764-7274
Fax: (734) 763-6077
E-mail: anthro.grad.program@umich.edu
Program Website: http://www.lsa.umich.edu/anthro/

Courses

The following courses constitute the range of approved offerings at the time of the assembly of the publication. Not all of the courses listed below are available for registration. Please see the Schedule of Classes on the Office of the Registrar's website for course offerings by term. The final authority for changes in course offerings rests with the academic departments.

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  Anthropological Archaeology (Subject Code: ANTHRARC)
  Anthropology, Biological (Subject Code: ANTHRBIO)
  Anthropology, Cultural (Subject Code: ANTHRCUL)

Anthropological Archaeology (Subject Code: ANTHRARC)
407.  Arch of South Asia.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Junior standing.  (3 credits)

480.  Arch Pract Res Tech.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Juniors and above or permission of instructor  (1 to 3 credits)

482.  Archaeology Topics.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Junior standing  (3 credits)

483.  Near East Prehist.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Junior standing.  (3 credits)

487.  Arch Fieldschool.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (6 credits)

488.  Prehistory Mexico.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: ANTHRCUL 101, ANTHRARC 282, or junior standing.  (3 credits)

489.  Maya Archaeology.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

490.  Prehist North Amer.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Sophomore & above/permission of instructor  (3 credits)

491.  Prehist Centr Andes.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: ANTHRCUL 101, ANTHRARC 282, or junior standing.  (3 credits)

492.  Prehist of Oceania.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: ANTHRCUL 101, ANTHRARC 282, or junior standing.  (3 credits)

493.  Environ Archaeology.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Junior standing  (4 credits)

494.  Analyt Meth Archeol.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: One course in statistics and junior standing.  (3 credits)

495.  Pastoralism.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: ANTHRARC 282, ANTHRCUL 101, or permission of instructor.  (3 credits)

496.  Museum Tech.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Junior standing  (1 to 3 credits)

497.  Museum Anthropology.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Junior standing  (3 credits)

581.  Archaeology I.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing only  (3 credits)

582.  Archaeology II.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (2 to 3 credits)

587/CLARCH 531/HISTART 531.  Aegean Art&Arch.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: CLARCH/HISTART 221 or 222 and Upperclass standing.  (3 credits)

593.  Archaeol Systematic.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Senior concentrators and graduates  (3 credits)

680.  Old World Reg Arch.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (3 credits)

681.  Material Cultural.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

683.  Topics Archaeology.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing only  (3 credits)

687.  New World Reg Arch.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

689.  Mesoamer Writing.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: ANTHRCUL 488. Graduate standing.  (2 to 3 credits)

690.  Hunting in Hum Evol.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (2 to 3 credits)

691.  Sett Sys Pre-Indust.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (2 to 3 credits)

692.  Origin of State.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing  (3 credits)

693.  Research Design.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: ANTHRARC 593.  (3 credits)

694.  Meth Archaeol Res.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (4 credits)

956/ANTHRCUL 956/ANTHRBIO 956.  Respon Anth Research.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (0.5 credits)

958.  Anthro Research.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing and 18 hours of Anthropology; permission of instructor.  (1 to 3 credits)

959.  Literature Survey.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing and 18 hours of Anthropology; permission of instructor.  (1 to 3 credits)

990.  Diss-Precand.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Advanced Doctoral student. Election for dissertation work by doctoral student not yet admitted as a Candidate.  (1 to 8 credits)

995.  Diss-Cand.  Required pre-requisite: Candidate  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (4 or 8 credits)

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Anthropology, Biological (Subject Code: ANTHRBIO)
450.  Molecular Anthro.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: ANTHRBIO 161 and 363  (4 credits)

451.  Mol Anthro Lab.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: ANTHRBIO 450  (3 credits)

452.  Pop Gen & Anthro.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: One course in Anthropology or Biology.  (4 credits)

460.  Quan Field Methods.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: One course in introductory statistics is helpful, but not required.  (3 credits)

461/ENVIRON 461.  Primate Cons Bio.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: An introductory course on primates, ecology, or conservation biology is advised. No quantitative or statistical training is required.  (3 credits)

462.  Human Life Cycle.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: ANTHRBIO 201, 364, 365 or 465  (4 credits)

465.  Primate Anatomy.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: ANTHRBIO 201, 365, 366 or 368  (3 credits)

466.  Evol Processes.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: ANTHRBIO 201  (3 credits)

467.  Human Behav Ecology.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: A strong background in the natural sciences is assumed, including any two of the following courses: ANTHRBIO 161, 368; BIOLOGY 162, 171, 172; MCDB 404; EEB 494.  (3 to 4 credits)

469.  Topics Biol Anthro.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (2 to 4 credits)

471.  Research in Bio Anth.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (1 to 4 credits)

472.  Human Nature.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: ANTHRBIO 467  (2 credits)

473.  Human Adaptation.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Senior standing.  (4 credits)

474.  Hominid Origins.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: ANTHRBIO 365  (4 credits)

475.  Evolut Genus Homo.  Required pre-requisite: ANTHRBIO 351 or 365  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (4 credits)

476.  Methods in Paleodiet.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: ANTHRBIO 201  (3 credits)

477.  Lab Human Osteology.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (2 to 4 credits)

478.  Primate Behav Ecol.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: ANTHRBIO 368  (3 credits)

560.  Hum Reproduct Ecol.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: ANTHRBIO 467 and a strong background in biology as well as evolutionary theory; Undergraduates with permission of instructor.  (3 credits)

561.  Issues in Bioanthro.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing or consent of instructor  (2 to 4 credits)

561.  Issues in Bioanthro.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing or consent of instructor  (1 to 4 credits)

563.  Hum Evol Genetics.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (2 to 3 credits)

569/PSYCH 539.  Grant-Writing.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (2 to 3 credits)

570.  Bioanthro Overview.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing in Anthropology.  (3 credits)

661.  Topics Biol Anthr.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing  (2 to 3 credits)

664.  Prob Nutrition.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (2 to 3 credits)

665.  Topic Human Evolutn.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing  (2 credits)

668/PSYCH 630.  Primatology.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing  (2 to 3 credits)

670.  History Bio Anthro.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (2 to 3 credits)

956/ANTHRCUL 956/ANTHRARC 956.  Respon Anth Research.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (0.5 credits)

961.  Research Practicum.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: 18 hours or Graduate standing  (2 to 8 credits)

962.  Anthropological Res.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: 18 hours or Graduate standing  (1 to 3 credits)

963.  Survey Lit-Topics.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: 18 hours or Graduate standing  (1 to 3 credits)

990.  Diss-Precand.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Election for dissertation work by doctoral student not yet admitted as a Candidate. Graduate standing.  (1 to 8 credits)

995.  Diss-Cand.  Required pre-requisite: Candidate  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (4 or 8 credits)

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Anthropology, Cultural (Subject Code: ANTHRCUL)
402.  Chinese Soc&Cult.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Junior standing.  (3 credits)

404.  Peop&Cults-Se Asia.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: ANTHRCUL 101 or 222.  (2 to 3 credits)

405.  Peop&Cult of India.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: ANTHRCUL 101 or 222.  (2 to 3 credits)

408/AAS 409.  Health&Envir-Africa.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Junior or above.  (4 credits)

409.  Peop&Cult Ne&N Afr.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Junior standing.  (2 to 3 credits)

411/AAS 422.  African Cultures.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: AAS 200 (CAAS 200); and junior standing  (2 to 3 credits)

414/AAS 444.  Carib Cul I.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Junior standing or above  (3 credits)

415.  Andean Civilization.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Concentration in Anthropology  (2 to 3 credits)

416/HBEHED 516.  Global Health:Anthro.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

417/ASIAN 416.  Spirit Ethno SEAsia.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Some coursework in cultural anthropology or Southeast Asian studies is useful, but not required.  (3 credits)

423.  Anthro in Melanesia.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: ANTHRCUL 101 or 222.  (2 to 3 credits)

427/AAS 427/WOMENSTD 427.  Womn in Afr&Diaspora.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: One course in African Studies, Anthropology, or Women's Studies. AAS 111 (CAAS 111) or AAS 200 (CAAS 200) recommended.  (3 credits)

429.  TV Soc & Cult.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

436/WOMENSTD 436.  Hum Rights Gndr Cult.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: One course in WOMENSTD or ANTHRCUL  (3 credits)

437.  Anthro of Death.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

438.  Urban Anthropology.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: ANTHRCUL 222/327  (2 to 3 credits)

439.  Econ Anthro&Dvlpmnt.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Junior standing or permission of instructor  (2 to 3 credits)

440.  Environmental Anthro.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Junior standing or above  (3 credits)

445.  Cul Anth Mini-Course.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Junior Standing and above, or permission of instructor.  (1 to 2 credits)

446/WOMENSTD 446.  Sex and the City.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: At least one course in Anthropology, History, Women's Studies, Sociology, LGBTQ Studies, or Urban Studies/Urban Planning  (3 credits)

450.  Anthro of Insurgency.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

451/AAS 459.  Afr-Am Rel.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: One introductory course in the social sciences. AAS 201 recommended.  (3 credits)

453/AAS 454.  Afr-Am Cul.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: One introductory course in the social sciences. AAS 201 recommended.  (3 credits)

455/WOMENSTD 455.  Feminist Anthro.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Junior standing  (3 credits)

458.  Anthropology Topics.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Junior and above  (3 credits)

461/LING 461/NATIVEAM 461/AMCULT 461.  Lang, Cult in N Amer.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

462.  Africa Lang&Culture.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Upperclass standing. Permission of instructor.  (3 credits)

464.  Lang/Culture S Asia.  Required pre-requisite: Junior or Above  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

473/LING 473.  Ethnopoetics.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Two courses in anthropology, linguistics, or literature or permission of instructor.  (2 to 3 credits)

474.  Language&Nationalism.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Upperclass standing.  (3 credits)

475.  Ethnog of Writing.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Junior standing.  (3 credits)

477/ASIAN 477.  Theory&Pract Transln.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Translation course in any language.  (3 credits)

501/POLSCI 501/HISTORY 549/SOC 527/ASIAN 501/CCS 501.  China Social Science.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Permission of instructor.  (3 credits)

502/ASIAN 502/CCS 502/HISTORY 548/POLSCI 502/HISTART 504.  China Humanistic St.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Permission of instructor.  (3 credits)

503.  Non-West Colonials.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: 400-level course work in Anthropology, History, and/or permission of instructor. Foreign languages not necessary  (3 credits)

504.  Southeast Asia.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

505.  Anthro of South Asia.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

507/REEES 507.  E Eur&P-Sv Eth.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing or permission of instructor.  (3 credits)

508/HISTORY 509.  Emp&Cult Brit India.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing.  (3 credits)

519/LING 517/GERMAN 517.  Hist Ling.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing, or permission of instructor.  (2 to 3 credits)

524.  Europe and Diaspora.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

526.  Traditn Ethnology I.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing only  (4 credits)

527.  Traditn Ethnol II.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing or permission of instructor  (4 credits)

530.  Oral Hist & Narr Exp.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing.  (3 credits)

532.  Pol Prac Ethnog.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate students, qualified seniors with permission of instructor.  (3 credits)

536.  Politics/Aesthetics.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

537.  The Modern Corporatn.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

538.  Materiality.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

539.  Consumption.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

540.  Methods in Ethnog.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing  (3 credits)

541.  Environ Anthropology.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing  (3 credits)

543.  Demog Approaches.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Senior concentrators, Graduate standing, or permission of instructor.  (3 credits)

544/WOMENSTD 544.  Med,Sci&Citizenship.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing.  (3 credits)

545/HISTART 545.  Image-Based Ethnogr.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing.  (3 credits)

546/MUSICOL 547.  Int Ethnomus.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (3 credits)

548.  Med Anth Theory&Prac.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

549.  Indigenous Pol Mvmt.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing.  (3 credits)

550.  Anthro Mass/Pop Cult.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

553.  Blurred Genres.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: 400-level coursework in Anthropology, Graduate standing, and permission of instructor.  (3 credits)

554.  Media Anthro.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

556.  Anthro Profession.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

558.  Issues-Sociocul Anth.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: 400-level coursework in Anthropology; and graduate standing  (3 credits)

572/LING 542.  Int Sociol.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: LING 411 or graduate standing  (2 to 3 credits)

576.  Intro to Ling Anthro.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Two courses in ANTHRCUL or LING  (3 credits)

577.  Lang Social Action.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: ANTHRCUL 576  (3 credits)

578.  Monograph Ling Anth.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: ANTHRCUL 576  (3 credits)

579.  Semiotic Anthro.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: 400-level course work in Anthropology and Graduate standing.  (3 credits)

611/AAS 616.  Cont Afr Soc.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (2 to 3 credits)

612/AAS 615.  Prob Afr Eth.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (2 to 3 credits)

614/AAS 642.  Carribean Soc.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: ANTHRCUL 414; Graduate standing. Permission of instructor.  (2 credits)

618/HISTORY 618/LACS 618.  Erly Ethn S Am.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing.  (3 credits)

619/LACS 619/HISTORY 617.  Prosem Latcar.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing.  (3 credits)

625.  Property.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (3 credits)

628.  Bio-Art Intl.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

629.  Method-Sociocul Anth.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing only  (1 to 3 credits)

632.  Compar Anly Kinship.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (3 credits)

647/WOMENSTD 647.  Sexological Theory.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

648/HISTORY 648.  Sem-Anthro & Hist I.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing  (3 credits)

652.  Ethnographic Writing.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing.  (3 credits)

654.  Performance.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing  (3 credits)

658.  Topics-Sociocul Anth.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (2 to 3 credits)

666/HISTORY 607/SOC 666.  Prac&Soc Chg.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor.  (2 to 3 credits)

671.  Analytic Methods.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: ANTHRCUL 576 and Graduate standing. Permission of instructor.  (3 credits)

673.  Language Ideologies.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing; previous background in Linguistic, Anthropology (such as ANTHRCUL 576 and preferably 577) or in Sociolinguistics; or permission of instructor  (3 credits)

674/LING 691/EDUC 691/ENGLISH 691/PSYCH 691/ROMLANG 691/COMM 691.  Literacy.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing.  (3 credits)

675.  Topics Anthro Ling.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor  (3 credits)

676/LING 676.  Quechua Lang.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing  (2 to 3 credits)

679.  Sentiment/Affect.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: ANTHRCUL 526 or 576 recommended  (3 credits)

725.  Prosem-Sociocul Anth.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (1 to 2 credits)

748/HISTORY 748.  Sem-Anth & Hist II.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

750.  Curr Dev Anth Theory.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (1 credits)

759.  Sociocul Workshop.  Required pre-requisite: Graduate  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (1 credits)

760/PSYCH 689.  Culture&Cognition.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate student in Anthropology or Psychology or permission of instructor.  (2 to 3 credits)

777.  Ling Anth Lab.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing in Anthropology or a related discipline  (1 to 3 credits)

797.  Sociocultural Lab.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (1 to 3 credits)

825/POLSCI 825/SOC 825/HISTORY 825/ECON 825/CHIN 825.  Chinese Hist.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Knowledge of Chinese or Japanese.  (2 to 3 credits)

830/HISTORY 830.  Anthro/Hist Workshop.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (1 credits)

836/SW 871.  Anth&SW Seminar.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (3 credits)

956/ANTHRARC 956/ANTHRBIO 956.  Respon Anth Research.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (0.5 credits)

957.  Research Practicum.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing  (2 to 8 credits)

958.  Anthropological Res.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing  (1 to 3 credits)

959.  Survey Literature.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing  (1 to 3 credits)

990.  Diss-Precand.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Advanced Doctoral student. Election for dissertation work by doctoral student not yet admitted as a Candidate.  (1 to 8 credits)

993.  G S I Training.  Required pre-requisite: NULL  Advisory pre-requisite: Graduate standing  (1 credits)

995.  Diss-Cand.  Required pre-requisite: Candidate  Advisory pre-requisite: NULL  (4 or 8 credits)

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Program Statistics: Ph.D.

Ph.D. Admissions
Fall 2015 5 Year Average
Number of applications 192 211
Number of new doctoral students 17 14
Ph.D. Enrollment
Fall 2015 5 Year Average
Total enrollment 104 107
Female 58% 58%
Male 42% 42%
International 15% 13%
U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident 85% 87%
Ph.D. Enrollment, U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident, by Race
Fall 2015 5 Year Average
African American 1% 1%
Asian American 8% 7%
Hispanic (one or more races) 6% 7%
Native American 2% 1%
Pacific Islander 0% 0%
White 73% 75%
Two or more races (excludes Hispanic) 6% 6%
Not indicated 5% 3%
Ph.D. Degree
2015 5 Year Average
Number of degrees awarded 17 16
Median years to Ph.D. 8.71 7.72
Percent of students who entered the doctoral program between 2000-01 and 2004-05 and completed the Ph.D. as of August 31, 2015 75%
Percent of students who entered the doctoral program between 2005-06 and 2009-10 and completed the Ph.D. as of August 31, 2015 36%
Funding (external funding paid directly to Ph.D. students, without being disbursed by the University, is not included)
2015 5 Year Average
Enrolled Ph.D. students with tuition AND stipend support 88% 83%
Enrolled Ph.D. students with tuition OR stipend support (in many cases, students competed successfully for external funding and did not need additional financial support) 12% 16%
Enrolled Ph.D. students who received no financial support (in many cases, students competed successfully for external funding and did not need additional financial support) 0% 1%
Ph.D. Placement Data
Position type tenth year after graduation, 2002 - 2006 cohorts Position type fifth year after graduation, 2007 - 2011 cohorts Position type first year after graduation, 2011 - 2015 cohorts
Tenure-track faculty 64% 57% 13%
Postdoctoral / Traineeship / Fellowship 0% 3% 34%
Non-Tenure Track Faculty / University Researcher / University Administrator 19% 28% 26%
Business / Industry 6% 3% 2%
Other professional employment / Government / Non-Profit 6% 4% 4%
Not employed 0% 0% 18%
No data available 6% 4% 2%
Total Ph.D.s awarded 72 67 82

Program statistics are updated annually in December. Last updated December 24, 2015.