American University of Central Asia - AUCA - Major Requirements

Major Requirements

All students will have to take following required courses: 

  1. Cultural Concepts and Social Networks 
  2. Intro to Archaeology
  3. International Development: Donors, NGOs, Communities and Cultures  
  4. People and Things: History and Anthropology of Technology 
  5. Races, Human Diversity and Biology
  6. History of Anthropological Theories 1 
  7. History of Anthropological Theories 2 
  8. Ethnographic Research Methods 
  9. Fieldwork in Anthropology
  10. Fieldwork in Archaeology or Internship
  11. Senior Seminar 
  12. Senior Thesis 

In addition to required courses, students will have different sets of elective courses depending on their specialization. 

Anthropology and archaeology specialization:

Technology specialization:

International Development specialization:


American University of Central Asia
7/6 Aaly Tokombaev Street
Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic 720060

Tel.: +996 (312) 915000 + Еxt.
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