2023-2024 Cal Poly Humboldt Catalog 
    
    Mar 05, 2024  
2023-2024 Cal Poly Humboldt Catalog

Anthropology, B.S. MAP


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Major Academic Plans


Major Academic Plans (or MAPS) show the courses you might take each semester to meet your degree requirements in 4 years. Students at Cal Poly Humboldt follow many different paths to graduation. Your educational and career goals, as well as personal interests all contribute to determining the courses you take. We encourage you to discuss course options with an advisor.

The General Education and All-University Requirements in this MAP are in effect for students entering Cal Poly Humboldt with the catalog year of 2023-24. Refer to your degree audit for details on your major and GE catalog year.

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Year 1


Semester 1 - Fall (15-18 Units)


  • GE Area B4: Math (Discuss choices with an advisor) Units: 3-4
  • GE Area A: Critical Thinking Units: 3
  • GE Area E: Lifelong Learning Units: 3  

Semester 2 - Spring (15-16 Units)


  • GE Area C: Arts Units: 3

Year 2


Semester 3 - Fall (16 Units)


  • GE Area B: Physical Science [3] Units: 3
  • GE Area C: Humanities [4] Units: 3
  • American Institutions U.S. and California Government OR U.S. History Units: 3
  • Elective or prerequisite Units: 3

Semester 4 - Spring (16-17 Units)


  • GE Area C: Arts or GE Area C: Humanities [5] Units: 3
  • GE Area F: Ethnic Studies [5, 7]   Units: 3
  • Major (Concentration): Take a course from your concentration [8] Units: 3-4
  • Elective Course Units: 3

Year 3


Semester 5 - Fall (14-15 Units)


  • Major (Concentration): Take a course from your concentration. Units: 3-4
  • Elective or prerequisite required for outside elective choice in concentration Units: 3

Semester 6 - Spring (14-16 Units)


  • American Institutions U.S. and California Government OR U.S. History Units: 3
  • Major (Concentration): Take a course from your concentration Units: 3-4
  • Major (Concentration): Take a course from your concentration Units: 3-4  
  • Upper Division GE Area B: Math and Science [9]​Units: 3

Year 4


Semester 7 - Fall (14-16 Units)


  • Upper Division GE Area C: Arts and Humanities [10]  Units: 3
  • Major (Concentration): Take a course from your concentration. Units: 3-4
  • Major (Concentration): Take a course from your concentration. Units: 3-4
  • Major (Core): Take Applied Leadership Experience course if not already taken OR elective  Units: 2
  • Elective Units: 3

Semester 8 - Spring (13-15 Units)


  • Major (Concentration): Take a concentration course Units: 3-4
  • Major (Concentration): Take a concentration course Units: 3-4
  • UD GE Area D: Social Sciences [11] Units: 3 

Major Notes:


[3] Students in the Biological Anthropology concentration should discuss recommended GE Area B courses with an advisor - some courses double count in the concentration.

[4] Students in the Linguistic Anthropology concentration should discuss recommended GE Area C courses with an advisor - some courses double count in the concentration.

[5] At least one GE course (here or elsewhere) needs to double count as DCG Domestic, otherwise a separate DCG Domestic course will be required.

[6] Students in the Archaeology concentration should discuss recommended U.S. history courses with an advisor - some courses double count in the concentration

[7] Students in the Archaeology concentration should discuss recommended GE Area F courses with an advisor - some courses double count in the concentration.

[8] Discuss plan for concentration courses for this and future semesters with an advisor - not all courses are offered every semester, and some courses have prerequisites. Students in the Linguistic Anthropology concentration should take particular note of the rotation for ANTH 340, 341, and 390.

[9] Students should discuss their UD GE Area B course with an advisor - some courses double count in the concentration.

[10] Students in the Linguistic Anthropology or Cultural Anthropology concentration should discuss their UD GE Area C course with an advisor - some courses double count in the concentration.

[11] Students should discuss their UD GE Area D course with an advisor - some courses double count in the concentration.

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