Jun 16, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Bulletin 
2023-2024 Academic Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Behavioral Sciences, Anthropological Archaeology Concentration BS

Anthropology is the study of peoples and groups worldwide including their behavior, adaptation techniques, and social practices in both the present and the past. Anthropology has many subfields including, cultural anthropology, social anthropology, archaeology, and linguistic anthropology. Within the Behavioral Sciences degree at Andrews University we offer an Anthropology Concentration and an Anthropological Archaeology Concentration.

Total Credits - 120

Major - 45

Major Electives - 9

Choose 9 credits from the following courses. ANTH440 may be repeated with different topics. The School of Social & Behavioral Sciences works with the Seminary allowing undergraduate students to take ANEA514 Bible Lands Explorations, ANEA614 Archaeology of Palestine, or ANEA510 Archaeology of the Bible as ANTH440.

Additional Requirements

Students graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Behavioral Sciences, Anthropology Archaeology Concentration at Andrews University must complete 27 credits from courses numbered 300 or above.

Suggested General Electives

The following courses are recommended electives that may also count towards ACE requirements.

General Education (Andrews Core Experience)

Students must fulfill all Bachelor’s Degree requirements listed in the Andrews Core Experience .

Student Learning Outcomes

At the end of the program a student will be able to:

  • Think critically about human thought and behavior in individuals, sociocultural and ecological systems
  • Select credible sources of evidence from the behavioral sciences, and specifically in the areas of anthropology, sociology and psychology science
  • Conduct effective research projects from design through data interpretation
  • Apply ethical standards to scholarship and practice in the Behavioral Sciences
  • Apply principles and skills from Behavioral Sciences to serve their communities
  • Write effectively about theories, data, and practice in the Behavioral Sciences
  • Speak effectively about theories, data, and practice in the Behavioral Sciences
  • Prepare a professional plan for life after graduation
  • Apply principles from the Behavioral Sciences to understand and influence the development of faith across the life span
  • Know the key themes in relevant disciplines in the Behavioral Sciences