Aug 04, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

Anthropology Major Honors


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Offered by Sociology, Anthropology, and Public Health . Students with strong academic records conduct substantial independent research projects, culminating in a thesis, during their final year in the major. Students considering graduate school are particularly encouraged to pursue this option.

Admission to the Program


  • Completion of a minimum of 60 credits
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Completion of a minimum of 3 upper-level courses in Anthropology
  • Minimum GPA of 3.5 in Sociology and Anthropology courses

Program Requirements


  • Completion of Cultural Anthropology, B.A. , 6 additional credits, and completion of an approved honors thesis
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Minimum GPA of 3.5 in Sociology and Anthropology courses combined
  • Minimum 16 credits in Sociology and Anthropology courses in residence at UMBC

Course Requirements


Honors Thesis


With the guidance of two faculty advisors, complete a research project.

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