Student Advising

Undergraduate Anthropology Advising

Department of Anthropology Programs of Study:

B.A. in Anthropology (combines all fields) - 40 credits
    Introductory courses – 16 credits
    Upper-level courses – 9 credits
    Electives – 15 credits

B.A. in Cultural Anthropology (includes linguistic anthropology) – 38 credits
    Introductory courses – 8 credits
    Geographic area courses – 6 credits
    Global perspectives on justice, inequality and difference – 3 credits
    Electives – 21 credits

B.S. in Evolutionary Anthropology (includes archaeology) – 50 credits
    Introductory courses – 11 credits
    Statistics – 3 credits
    Sub-discipline courses – 18 credits
    Biology or geology and electives – 18 credits

Minor in Anthropology (combines all fields) – 20 credits
    Introductory courses – 8 credits
    Electives – 12 credits

Minor in Cultural Anthropology (includes linguistic anthropology) – 20 credits

Introductory courses – 8 credits

Geographic area course – 3 credits

Electives – 9 courses

Minor in Evolutionary Anthropology (includes archaeology) – 20 credits
    Introductory courses – 11 credits
    Electives – 9 credits

Certificate in Evolutionary Medicine – 12 credits

Genetics course - 3credits

Evolutionary approaches to diet or evolutionary physiology – 3 credits

Genetic variation and evolution in humans or infectious microbes - 3 credits

Advanced evolution or evolutionary medicine elective – 3 credits

 

Professor Robert S. Scott, Undergraduate Director

rscott.anthro@gmail.com
Phone: 848-932-9395
Fax: 732-932-1564
Room 210, Bio. Sciences, DC
BIO 210, Douglass Campus
Office Hours as of February 2018:
Monday 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. or by appointment
(Note: No appointments necessary or made during office hours)

 

Declaring a Major or Minor in Anthropology

You can declare your major online:

Note: Department signatures are not required

Important: All students should declare their majors in Anthropology by the Spring semester of their junior year, at the latest. The department assumes no responsibility for students unable to complete their major requirements if they do not declare their majors by this time.

 

Special Permission Numbers, Honors and Independent Studies

Please note that special permission numbers are obtained through the professor or instructor of the class. Prior to registering for Independent Study and Anthropology Departmental Honors Classes, please find an Anthropology faculty member to serve as your advisor, complete the appropriate form, and see the Undergraduate Assistant or Undergraduate Director.

 

  pdf Honors Form (8 KB)
  pdf Independent Study Form (14 KB)

 

Contact Information for Undergraduate Advising

Undergraduate Program Director
Professor Robert S. Scott
robertsc@scarletmail.rutgers.edu
Phone: 848-932-9395
Fax: 732-932-1564
BIO 210, Douglass Campus
Office Hours as of February 2018:
Monday 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. or by appointment
(Note: No appointments necessary or made during office hours)

Undergraduate Program Assistant
Maydelle Romero
maydelle@rci.rutgers.edu
848-932-9886
Fax: 732-932-1564
RAB 318, DC
Office Hours:
Monday 1:00-3:00 pm
Wednesday 1:00-3:00 pm
or by appointment

 

View syllabi and course descriptions of all anthropology courses in the undergraduate catalog.

Click here for a description of some of the career possibilities for Anthropology majors.