Curriculum Requirements

University General Education Requirements
ENG 105English Composition I3
ENG 106English Composition II3
UMX 100The University Of Miami Experience0
MTH 108Precalculus Mathematics II3
Arts and Humanities Cognate Courses9
STEM Cognate Courses9
Language Requirement3-9
Minor Requirement15
Electives39
Core Requirements
APY 201Principles of Archaeology (or approved alternatives)3
APY 202Principles of Cultural Anthropology (or approved alternatives)3
APY 203Principles of Physical Anthropology (or approved alternatives)3
APY 204Principles of Linguistic Anthropology (or approved alternatives)3
APY 484Anthropological Theory3
A minimum of five additional anthropology courses at the 300 level or higher15
Total Credit Hours120
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A grade of C- or higher is required with an overall GPA of 2.0 in all APY courses.

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 Majors are strongly encouraged to enroll in one of our many fieldwork opportunities or to obtain training in field methods specific to their interests.  The remainder of the program will be developed with the student’s departmental adviser.  To satisfy the College of Arts and Sciences writing requirement in the discipline, students majoring in anthropology should take at least two courses designated as W (writing intensive) offered by the department.

Medical Anthropology Track 

Medical Anthropology Courses
Select 6 of the following Courses:18
Medicine, Health Care In Society
Human Adaptation
Primate Behavior and Adaptation
Folk and Alternative Medicine
Anthropology of Food
Gender in Ancient Cultures
Sex and Culture
Drugs and Culture
Violence And Ritual
Medical Anthropology
Forensic Anthropology I: Human Osteology
Forensic Anthropology II: Fieldwork
Bioarchaeology-Peopling the past
Interpreting Bodies
Methods of Anthropological Research
Field Studies in Anthropology
Advanced Medical Anthropology
Ancient Medicine
Introduction To Biobehavioral Statistics For Non-Majors
Quantitative Methods for Sociologists

Suggested Plan of Study

Plan of Study Grid
Year One
FallCredit Hours
ENG 105 English Composition I 3
UMX 100 The University Of Miami Experience 0
APY 202 Principles of Cultural Anthropology 3
STEM Cognate Course 3
Language Course 3
MTH 108 Precalculus Mathematics II 3
 Credit Hours15
Spring
ENG 106 English Composition II 3
APY 201 Principles of Archaeology 3
Arts and Humanities Cognate Course 3
Language Course 3
Minor Course 3
 Credit Hours15
Year Two
Fall
APY 203 Principles of Physical Anthropology 3
APY 300 Level or above 3
STEM Cognate Course 3
Language Course 3
Minor Course 3
 Credit Hours15
Spring
APY 204 Principles of Linguistic Anthropology 3
APY 300 Level or above course 3
Arts and Humanities Cognate Course 3
Minor Course 3
Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Year Three
Fall
APY 505 or 511 Museum Internship
or Artlab At Lowe
3
APY 300 level or above course 3
STEM Cognate Course 3
Minor Course 3
Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Spring
APY 502 Field Studies in Anthropology 3
APY 300 level or above course 3
Arts and Humanities Cognate Course 4
Minor Course 3
Elective 3
 Credit Hours16
Year Four
Fall
APY 484 Anthropological Theory 3
APY 506 Workshop in Anthropology 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Spring
APY 506 Workshop in Anthropology 3
APY 300 level or above course 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
 Total Credit Hours121
 

Suggested Plan of Study - Medical Anthropology Track

Plan of Study Grid
Year One
FallCredit Hours
ENG 105 English Composition I 3
UMX 100 The University Of Miami Experience 0
APY 202 Principles of Cultural Anthropology 3
MTH 108 Precalculus Mathematics II 3
STEM Cognate Course 3
Language Course 3
 Credit Hours15
Spring
ENG 106 English Composition II 3
APY 201 Principles of Archaeology 3
APY 205 Medicine, Health Care In Society 3
Arts and Humanities Cognate Course 3
Language Course 3
 Credit Hours15
Year Two
Fall
APY 203 Principles of Physical Anthropology 3
Select one of the following: 3
Folk and Alternative Medicine  
Gender in Ancient Cultures  
Drugs and Culture  
STEM Cognate Course 3
Language Course 3
Minor Course 3
 Credit Hours15
Spring
APY 204 Principles of Linguistic Anthropology 3
Select one of the following: 3
Folk and Alternative Medicine  
Sex and Culture  
Drugs and Culture  
Arts and Humanities Cognate Course 3
Minor Course 3
Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Year Three
Fall
APY 413 Medical Anthropology 3
APY 501 Methods of Anthropological Research 3
STEM Cognate Course 3
Minor Course 3
Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Spring
APY 502 Field Studies in Anthropology 3
APY 512 Advanced Medical Anthropology 3
Arts and Humanities Cognate Course 3
Minor Course 3
Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Year Four
Fall
APY 484 Anthropological Theory 3
APY 506 Workshop in Anthropology 3
Minor Course 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Spring
APY 506 Workshop in Anthropology 3
Select one of the following: 3
Anthropology of Food  
Violence And Ritual  
Bioarchaeology-Peopling the past  
Interpreting Bodies  
Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
 Total Credit Hours120