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Anthropology Bachelors of Science

Programs and Emphases

BS Anthropology Degree Requirements

See the above links for degree requirements related to individual emphasis areas.

For program requirements, view the Undergraduate Catalog.

Math Requirement

You may take any of the approved Foundations math classes. They are:

  • MATH 123 Quantitative Reasoning
  • MATH 143 College Algebra
  • MATH 160 Survey of Calculus
  • MATH 170 Calculus 1
  • MATH 254 Applied Statistics with Computers
  • MATH 257 Geometry and Probability for Teachers

Statistics Requirement

You are required to take either MATH 254 Applied Statistics with Computers, POLS 298 Introduction to Political Inquiry, or PSYCH 295 Statistical Methods. SOC 310 Elementary Social Statistics will be accepted with an Adjustment of Academic Requirements form.

If you take MATH 254 Applied Statistics with Computers you also fulfill the anthropology major’s math requirement, and this would free you up to take another elective course.

Declaring Anthropology as Your Major

Declaring Anthropology as your major is easy! You can change your major by logging into your myBoiseState student center and clicking on the “Change My Major” link. Detailed instructions for this process can be found on the Registrar’s Office website.