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Anthropology Master's Degree Requirements

 

In order to qualify for a Master of Arts degree in Anthropology, the student will select the thesis or non-thesis option.  This choice must be made by the end of the first semester.  For the thesis option, in addition to the courses listed below, the student must complete and defend a thesis and maintain a cumulative graduate GPA of 3.00. For the non-thesis option, in addition to the courses listed below, the student must complete an internship, complete a research project (which may be done in conjunction with the internship), and maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.00.  The chart below shows a recommended course of study to complete the degree in two years; however, students may take more than two years to complete their degree.  Copies of our graduate degree plans can be found here:  thesis     non-thesis.  (Note that there will be some changes to our degree plans starting with the fall 2020 semester.)

 

Non-Thesis

Thesis

Hours

Fall I

ANTH 550

ANTH 550

3

ANTH 513 or 561

ANTH 513 or 561

3

Elective 1

Elective 1

3

Total Hours

9

 

 

Spring I

ANTH 501

ANTH 501

3

ANTH 506

ANTH 506

3

ANTH 541 or 542

Elective 2

3

Total Hours

9

 

Summer I

ANTH 583

ANTH 583

3

 

Fall II

ANTH 519

ANTH 519

1

ANTH 597

ANTH 597

1

ANTH 532

ANTH 532

3

Elective 2

Elective 3

3

Elective 3

Elective 4

3

Total Hours

11

 

Spring II

ANTH 510

ANTH 599

3

Elective 4

ANTH 599

3

Elective 5 (optional)

Elective 5 (optional)

3

 

Thesis Defense

-

Total Hours

6-9

 

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Contact Information

 

Department of Anthropology and Applied Archaeology

ENMU Station 53

1500 South Avenue K

Portales, NM 88130

575.562.2206

enmu.anthropology@enmu.edu

enmu.edu/anthro 


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