Major Requirements (SF State Bulletin: Degree Requirements)
Roadmap (SF State Bulletin: Roadmap)
Your major advisor answered a few questions to assist you with your first semester courses — see below.
- General Information
- Transfer Student Information
- Freshman Student Information
- College Resource Center (Advising)
|What are some of the highlights and features to know about this major?||Our Undergraduate program adheres to a four-field approach that includes instruction in Archaeology, Biological/Physical Anthropology, Socio-Cultural Anthropology and Visual Anthropology.|
|When should I first meet with my major department?||Students are encouraged to meet with their primary advisors and/or the Undergraduate Coordinator in the first weeks of their first semester to plan a roadmap to graduation and definitely before they enroll in next semester courses.|
|How will I be assigned to a major advisor and how do I contact them?||Major advisor assignment is done alphabetically by student surname. Students should request assistance from the Department Manager (Fine Arts Building Room 525; 415-338-2046) who can inform students of who their primary advisors are, their office location and office hours.|
|Where can I find information about major advising?||
Department Office and Salon: Fine Arts Room 525
Department telephone number: (415) 338-2046
Department e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Department Website: http://anthropology.sfsu.edu/
Faculty/Advisor Listing: https://anthropology.sfsu.edu/people/faculty-listing
|Does this major require any pre-work from me before I attend orientation or register for classes?||Undergraduate Advising: Each year we assign primary advisors to our undergraduate majors. The assignments are made alphabetically by student surname. Students should meet with their primary advisors the first semester of attendance, for routine matters and general advising for the major.|
|What should I do if my major core and/or prequisite courses are full?||We have not had any core course bottlenecks in recent years and we do not anticipate any this coming semester. If this becomes a concern, students should meet with the Undergraduate Coordinator and/or advisor.|
|Any additional information you would like to include for students and/or advisors:||
The major has a requirement of at least 1 upper-division course in each of three subfields (Cultural, Biological and Archaeology).
|What upper division courses should I take in my first semester as a transfer student for this major?||
ANTH 300: Foundation of Anthropology
ANTH 305: GW Writing Anthropology
Area 1: Choose 1 course-3 units
ANTH 301: Foundations of Archaeology
ANTH 302: Foundations of Human Variation
ANTH 303: Foundations of Visual Anthropology
|Are there any prerequisites to these upper division courses for the major?||The 100 Introduction courses (ANTH 110, 110, 120) and 300 Foundations (Anth 300, 305GW) are prerequisites for many upper-division courses.|
|Are there any registration blocks or holds in the system for this major, and if so, what do I do/who do I contact to clear them?||All prerequisites in the major are instructor approved and not enforced in the enrollment. Prerequisites for courses can often be overridden by Consent of Instructor. Students should also be aware that they may be dropped from the course if they do not contact the instructor for approval.|
|Does this major have an approved Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) roadmap?||
|Are there any courses I should take first as a Freshman to get started in this major and/or are there any lower division GE course requirements that I can take that will also count toward this major?||
ANTH 100: Intro to Biological Anthropology
ANTH 110: Intro to Archaeology
ANTH 120: Intro to Sociocultural Anthropology
ANTH 130: Introduction to Visual Anthropology
Are there entry or prerequisite requirements for these Freshmen courses?
|Can any of my AP or IB tests count toward requirements in this major?||Not applicable.|
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