Courses

All of the department courses are listed on the general course page for upcoming semesters. Scroll down to see the graduate courses. All courses must be approved by your advisor.

Core Courses

  • ANTH 5000 Seminar in Sociocultural Anthropology (required for students with fewer than 12 hrs of anth)
  • ANTH 5010 Anthropological Thought & Praxis I
  • ANTH 5021 Anthropological Thought & Praxis II
  • ANTH 5031 Ethnographic and Qualitative Methods
  • ANTH 5041 Quantitative Methods in Anthropology
  • ANTH 5050 Preparation for Practice and the Applied Thesis

Applied Thesis

The applied thesis is a project for a client.  It allows students to integrate what they have learned, and helps position them for their career.  Students must register for 6 hours of ANTH 5950 Applied Thesis after the core courses.

Anthropology Electives


You will take 5 elective courses in the master’s program. A minimum of 2 electives (6 hours) must be from outside anthropology. A minimum of 2 electives (6 hours) must be from inside anthropology. If pursuing an MS degree, the skills class requirement counts as one of your electives. Students may arrange independent study courses with their adviser. *All electives must be approved by your program advisor.

On-Campus
ANTH 5100 Organizational Anthropology
ANTH 5110 Design Anthropology
ANTH 5201 Medical Anthropology
ANTH 5210 Anthropology in Public Health
ANTH 5300 Migrants and Refugees
ANTH 5400 Environmental Anthropology
ANTH 5620 Anthropology of Education
ANTH 5900 Special Problems
ANTH 5910 Special Problems

Online
ANTH 5100 Organizational Anthropology
ANTH 5110 Design Anthropology
ANTH 5201 Medical Anthropology
ANTH 5300 Migrants and Refugees
ANTH 5400 Environmental Anthropology
ANTH 5620 Anthropology of Education
ANTH 5900 Special Problems
ANTH 5910 Special Problems

Elective Courses Outside Anthropology

Below is a list of suggested elective courses offered by other departments at UNT. You can check for online courses on the UNT e-Campus site at http://www.untecampus.com/ for further ideas. In addition, we accept electives from other universities.

Medical Anthropology
AGER 5250 Topics in Gerontology
AGER 5560 Seminar on Minority Aging
AGER 5780 State and Local Aging Programs
AGER 5730 Medical and Psychosocial Aspects of Disability
SOCI 5400 Health Delivery Systems
GEOG 5140 Medical Geography

Anthropology of Education
EDHE 6640 The Adult Learner and Adult Learning
EDSE 5002 Everyone Can Learn: Applying theory to teaching practice
EDER 5050 Educational Research and Evaluation
EDER 6020 Research Methods in Education
EDHE 6700 Role of Higher Education in a Democracy
EDSE 5005 Developing a Multicultural Curriculum
EDSE 5130 Philosophy and Principles of Multicultural Curriculum
LING 5320 Studies in Applied Linguistics

Business Anthropology
MGMT 5140 Organizational Behavior and Analysis
MGMT 5660 International Management
MGMT 5760 Strategic Management
MKTG 5150 Marketing Management
SLIS 5200 Introduction to Information Organization
SLIS 5440 Storytelling for Information Professionals

Environmental Anthropology
GEOG 5150 Water Resources Seminar
GEOG 5210 Seminar in Urban Geography
GEOG 5500 Introduction to GIS
GEOG 5600 Seminar in Environmental Policy
PHIL 5410 Seminar in Ethical Theory
PHIL 5451 Environmental Ethics
PHIL 5710 Ecofeminism
PHIL 5750 Environmental Ethics and Public Policy

Migrants and Refugees
SOCI 5330 Seminar on Race and Ethnicity
SOCI 5350 Seminar on Urbanization

Any Area
PADM 5040 Nonprofit Management
PADM 5540 Public Decision Making Techniques
PADM 5550 Seminar in Program Evaluation
PADM 6520 Seminar in Public Policy Implementation