For Cultural Anthropology Majors
The department offers an intensive and personalized graduation with distinction program to qualified seniors. Admission to the program requires:
- 3.0 GPA overall and a 3.3 grade point average in the major, both of which must be maintained to graduation
- Enrollment in the senior seminars, Cultural Anthropology 489S and Cultural Anthropology 499S, in the fall and spring of their senior year, where they will learn about research methods and prepare a thesis
- Senior thesis on a topic of a student’s own choice in close collaboration with members of the Cultural Anthropology faculty is required.
Qualified juniors will be notified each year by the director of undergraduate studies about their eligibility.