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Human Ecology Emphasis Course Requirments:

This emphasis consists of at least 33 Anthropology, and 12 Allied credit hours

Lower-Division Core:
ANTH 1010 Culture and the Human Experience [BF]
ANTH 1050 Evolution of Human Nature (SF)
Plus one of the following:
ANTH 1020 Human Origins, Evolution and Diversity [SF]
ANTH 1030 World Prehistory: An Introduction [BF]

Upper-Division Core:
ANTH 3001 Anthropology as a Major and Career (1 credit)
ANTH 4186 Human Ecology*
ANTH 4461
Behavioral Ecology in Anthropology
ANTH 4169 Ethnographic Methods

Upper Division:
Topical (Select a minimum of 6 credit hours)
ANTH 4184 The Ecology of Hunter-Gatherers
ANTH 4187 Economic Anthropology
ANTH 4193 Medical Anthropology*
ANTH 4334
Population Issues in Anthropology [QI, QB]
ANTH 4340 Paleoethnobotany
ANTH 4351 Anthropological Demography
ANTH 4890/SBS 4890 CSBS Internship Program
ANTH 4950 Undergraduate Independent Research*
ANTH 5230
Intro to Statistical Thinking in Anthropology [QI]*
ANTH 5471
Quantitative Models Evolutionary Ecology [QI]

Upper Division Geographical:
(Select a minimum of 6 credit hours)
Choose any two classes from ANTH 3111-3961

TOTAL HOURS IN ANTHROPOLOGY: A minimum of 33 semester hours.* A minimum of 18 Anthropology semester hours must be taken at the University of Utah

*Please note: You must earn a grade of “C” or better for courses to count toward your major, and you must earn a GPA of at least 2.5 in your major courses.

An additional 12 credits are required from related areas of study.

Allied departments include:

Biology, City and Metropolital Planning, Economics, Environmental and Sustainability Studies, Geography, Parks Rec and Tourism.

Careers for Human Ecologists:

This emphasis prepares you for many careers in Archaeology or related fields including:

Environmental Science
Ecological Survey
Public Land Advocacy
Policy Analysis
Fundraising/Grant Writing
Research Administration
Recreation/Tourism
Ecotourism
Guide Services
Recreational Therapy
Hospitality Management
Government
Civil Engineering
Urban Planning
Forest Service
National Park Service
Nonprofit
Administration
Public Lands Advocacy
Fundraising/Grant Writing
Program Management
Last Updated: 1/9/20