Anthropology Honors Program

Top Students Can Enter The Honors Program for Anthropology

The honors program is open by departmental permission to declared anthropology majors with a minimum 3.25 cumulative GPA and a 3.25 GPA in anthropology courses.

Students complete 6 credits of ANTH 483 (Thesis) and two honors or graduate courses. The graduate courses are particularly useful for students considering graduate school. To determine how honors track courses will integrate into existing requirements for the anthropology major, students should consult their advisors.

To apply, students must petition the department honors committee for admission no earlier than the completion of their sophomore year. An application must be filed with the chairperson of the Department of Anthropology and should include an application form, a letter of intent, and a description of the work plan.

More Honors Options for Top Students

You can also study anthropology as a student in the Cook Honors College at IUP.