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Undergraduate Program

Students must earn a minimum 2.00 grade point average in all courses in the major (required or elective) attempted at this university.

Students who choose to major in anthropology must also meet the university core requirements and the college core requirements for a Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree.

Requirements Hours

30 hours (at least 18 advanced) to include:

ANTH 2302    3
ANTH 2301, 2303 or 2304    6
ANTH 4310    3
ANTH electives (advanced)  15
ANTH electives (any level)    3

Students must complete at least 15 of the required 30 hours in residence at the University of Houston. Twelve of these 15 hours must be advanced (3000-level or above). Transferred credit to be counted toward the anthropology major requirements must have a grade of C- or above. Majors who plan to pursue graduate study should consider taking one statistics course from the department's recommended list.


Lanis Odoms

Students interested in the Anthropology major are encouraged to meet with Mr. Landis Odoms, the undergraduate advisor. Anthropology majors should also meet with Mr. Odoms on a regular basis to ensure timely progress on their degree requirements.

Office hours are open for walk-ins. Students are advised in either office.

  • 252 McElhinney: 713-743-3783
  • 467 PGH: 713-743-3947


  • 7:30 AM-12:00 PM 467 PGH
  • 12:00 PM-4:00 PM 252 McElhinney


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  • 7:30 AM- 4:00 PM 252 McElhinney


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