Academic Planning Worksheet: Anthropology

Preparation for your intended major is a factor in the review of your UW transfer application. Use this worksheet to help you plan for admission to your intended major and for UW general education requirements.


Department admission information

Admission to this major is open. Students in good academic standing may declare this major at any time.


Recommended courses for admission to major

Directions: Record the courses you have taken, are taking or plan to take prior to UW enrollment that you believe are equivalent to the UW course requirements listed below. Not sure? Use the transfer course equivalency guide.

UW Course Dept. Prefix & Number Term/Year
Example: MATH 124 – Calculus I MATH 151 AUT 08
Any two of the following:
    ANTH 202 I&S – Principles of Sociocultural Anthropology
    OR ANTH 203 VLPA I&S - Intro to Anthropology Linguistics
    OR ANTH 204 I&S – Reading Ethnography
    OR ANTH 206 I&S NW - The Cultural Animal ANTH 207 I&S - Class and Culture In America
    OR ANTH 208 I&S - The Culture Concept
    OR ANTH 209 VLPA I&S – Anthropology through Visual Media
    OR ANTH 210 I&S - Intro To Environmental Anthropology
    OR ANTH 228 I&S – Identities
    OR ARCHY 205 I&S - Principles Of Archaeology
    OR BIO A 201 NW - Principles Of Biological Anthropology
At least one of the following:
    STAT 220 NW QSR - Basic Statistics
    OR STAT 311 NW QSR - Elements of Statistical Methods
    OR Q SCI 381 NW QSR – Intro to Probability & Statistics
    OR ARCHY 495 I&S – Quantitative Archaeological Analytic Techniques

Entering transfer GPA

Total undergraduates, as of autumn 2018: 581

Total from Washington community colleges: 12

  • Entering transfer GPA (from WA community colleges):
  • 3.75 – 4.00: 15
  • 3.50 – 3.74: 19
  • 3.25 – 3.49: 22
  • 3.00 – 3.24: 17
  • 2.75 – 2.99: 12
  • 2.50 – 2.74: 8
  • 2.49 and below 5

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