Doctor of Philosophy in Anthropology
Students may apply online for graduate study in the doctoral program at www.usc.edu/admission/graduate/apply. The Ph.D. requires 60 units of course work. These include the 32 units required for the M.A. (16 units of required courses and 16 of graduate electives), 4 additional graduate units, plus a sequence of two graduate courses in an outside field. The additional required units for the Ph.D. are ANTH 790 Research (8 units) and ANTH 794ab Doctoral Dissertation (2-2 units). Before being admitted to Ph.D. candidacy, the student must fulfill the language requirement, present an expanded version of the field statements at a qualifying examination, write a dissertation prospectus and pass the qualifying examination. Having completed this work, the student will conduct fieldwork and write the doctoral dissertation.
|ANTH 501||History and Foundations of Anthropology||4|
|ANTH 502||Contemporary Theory in Anthropology||4|
|ANTH 562||The Practice of Ethnography||4|
|ANTH 790||Research (minimum 8 units required)||8|
|ANTH 794ab||Doctoral Dissertation||2-2|
|4 anthropology graduate electives||20|