Declaring Anthropology

The prerequisite to declare Anthropology is one ANT course or permission from the Director of Undergraduate Studies (DUS).  ANT 201, Introduction to Anthropology, is highly recommended.

Declaring Anthropology FAQs 

Already decided to declare ANT?  Welcome to New Majors!  For Step-by-Step Instructions, please return to this link in Spring 2023.

If you need help deciding whether Anthropology is a good fit for you, or the prerequisite has not been met:

Come to the Anthropology Sophomore Open House!

Tuesday, 3/22/2022
12:30 - 1:20 pm
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We urge you to attend the open house if at all possible. We will have ample time there to answer any of your questions. If you cannot attend the open house due to class conflicts or obligations, please go on to:

  • Make an appointment in Microsoft Bookings for a meeting with the Director of Undergraduate Studies.  Find Anthropology DUS Prof. Elyachar on Bookings and sign up for any of the blocks dedicated to sophomore advising, on March 28-30
  • If you cannot make those times, sign up for another one of Prof. Elyachar’s advising hours.
  • If none of those times work due to classes or practice, please send an email to [email protected] and list a few possibilities. 

If you are sure about Anthropology being a good fit for you and you have satisfied the prerequisite:


Declaring Anthropology FAQs.

ANT courses taken with P/D/F-optional grading in Spring 2020 and Anthropology P/D/F grading policy.

Majoring in Anthropology to see requirements for concentrators.

Anthropology Contacts

Director of Undergraduate Studies (DUS)
Professor Julia Elyachar
130 Aaron Burr Hall
[email protected]
(609) 258-2896 | Bookings

Contact the Anthropology DUS by email.
Student seeking ANT credit for course taken at another institution
See instructions here.

Undergraduate Administrator
Mo Lin Yee
116 Aaron Burr Hall
(609) 258-5535
[email protected] | Office Hours
(General contact for matters related to the undergraduate program in Anthropology)