Sample Four Year Plan:
Cultural Anthropology

This four year plan is a sample and is for planning purposes only; this is not an official document. You are required to meet with an Academic Advisor each semester.

Year One: Fall (16 units)

Year One: Spring (14 units)

Intro to Cultural Anthropology (ANTH 102C)
Cornerstone (CORE 100C)
New Testament Survey (NT 101C)
Persuasive Writing (ENGL 120C)
U.S. Government (POLS 155C)
or U.S. History (HIST 156C)
Elective* (3 units)
Intro to Sociology (SOC 100C)
Foundations of Christian Life (THEO 101C)
or Intro to Theology (THEO 103C)
Language in Cultural Context (ANTH 253)
Lifetime Fitness & Wellness (KINE 145C and KINE 146C)
Elective* (3 units)

Year Two: Fall (15 units)

Year Two: Spring (16 units)

Researched Writing (ENGL 220C)
Old Testament Survey (OT 201C)
Speech Composition and Presentation (COMM 201C)
World Civilization I or II (HIST 203C or 204C)
Ethnographic Perspectives (ANTH 322)
Intro to Statistics (SOCS 265C)
Empirical World (NSCI 210C plus lab NSCI 210CL) or   other lab science
Intro to the Arts (FINA 215C)
or Other Fine Arts Requirement
Applied Anthropology (ANTH 252)
Literary Perspectives (ENGL 230C)
or Other Literature Requirement

Year Three: Fall (17 units)

Year Three: Spring (16 units)

Anthropological Theory (ANTH 354)
Social and Cultural Change (ANTH 320)
Anthropology elective (3 units)
Electives* (8 units)
Research Design and Methods (ANTH 369)
Research Design and Methods Lab (ANTH 369L)
Culture, Personality, and the Individual (ANTH 440)
Developing a Christian Worldview (THEO 300C)
Anthropology elective (3 units)
Elective* (3 units)

Year Four: Fall (15 units)

Year Four: Spring (15 units)

Field Practicum/Fieldwork (ANTH 460A)
Christian Heritage (CHIS 400C)
Electives* (9 units)
Fieldwork and Presentation (ANTH 460B)
Anthropology Senior Seminar (ANTH 499C)
Electives* (9 units)

*Electives may be any VU course, including additional anthropology classes.