Apr 13, 2024  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Anthropology, MA


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Program Coordinator: Ryan Schacht (287 Flanagan Building; 252-328-9462; schachtr18@ecu.edu)

The graduate faculty reviews each candidate’s undergraduate grades, a sample of writing, statement of purpose, and two letters of recommendation. Admission to the MA program in anthropology requires the equivalent of an undergraduate major in anthropology. Any student whose undergraduate preparation is deficient in the requirements for the degree program must complete the prescribed courses. Students must pass the degree core courses ANTH 6101, ANTH 6102, and ANTH 6103 with a grade of ‘B’ or higher to satisfy the comprehensive assessment requirement for the MA degree.

Minimum degree requirement is 36-39 s.h. as follows:

2. Electives - 12 s.h.


Electives as specified by the student’s advisor may include courses other than ANTH, with a maximum of 6 s.h. (3 s.h. for students pursuing non-thesis option) of

3. Research skills - 6 s.h.


Students must take a minimum of 6 s.h. in research skills courses as approved by the graduate director or chair of the department. 

4. Options - 3-6 s.h.


(Choose one of the following.)

Thesis option - 3 s.h.


Note:


The student writes a thesis and presents a seminar based on the thesis research. The thesis proposal and the subsequent thesis must be approved by a committee composed of a minimum of three graduate faculty members, two of whom should be in the Department of Anthropology, in addition to the department director of graduate studies, and the department chair.

Internship option - 3 s.h.


Note:


The student writes an internship report and presents a seminar based on the internship report. The internship and the subsequent report must be approved by a committee composed of a minimum of three graduate faculty members, two of whom should be in the Department of Anthropology, in addition to the department director of graduate studies and the department chair.

Non-thesis option - 6 s.h.


  • Additional electives - 6 s.h.

Note:


The student’s advisor, the department director of graduate studies, and the department chair must approve the student’s course of study.

Note:


The student’s advisor, the department director of graduate studies, and the department chair must approve the student’s course of study.

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