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MSS in Anthropology


The Department of Sociology & Anthropology offers MSS degree program in Anthropology from the Spring Trimester of 2010. The aim of this program is to provide the students with updated theoretical and applied knowledge of Anthropology to build their individual career and cater to the needs of our society and beyond.


MSS in Anthropology Program Structure

Generally, MSS in Anthropology is designed for 2-year studies. The program requires completion of 72 credits including Intensive Field Research of 4.0 credits and Research Design and Monograph Writing of 8.0 credits.  However, the students who have BSS in Sociology or Anthropology or Social Welfare will be able to do this degree in one year by completing 36 credits only. Trimester-wise the complete program structure is given as under:

 

Year

Semester

Course Code

Course Title

Credit

PART – ONE (Preli.)

 

1st

1st

Anthrop-5001

Anthrop-5002

Anthrop-5003

Introductory Anthropology

Prehistory and world Civilization

Kinship, Marriage and Family

4

4

4

2nd

Anthrop-5004

Anthrop-5005

Anthrop-5006

Elements of Sociology

Bangladesh Culture and Society

Social Statistics

4

4

4

3rd

Anthrop-5007

Anthrop-5008

Anthrop-5009

Research Methodology

Biological Anthropology

Social Thought and Social History of Modern Europe

4

4

4

PART- TWO(Final)

 

2nd

1st

Anthrop-6001

Anthrop-6002

Anthrop-6003

Classical Anthropological Theories

Indigenous Knowledge System

Ecological  Anthropology

4

4

4

2nd

Anthrop-6004

Anthrop-6005

Anthrop-6006

Contemporary Anthropological Theories

Gender and Society

Anthropological Issues in Development

4

4

4

3rd

Anthrop-6007

Anthrop-6008&

Anthrop-6009

Intensive Field Research

Research Design and Monograph Writing

4

8

Summary: Duration of M.S.S. studies : 02 years

Total Semesters : 18

Total credit hours: 72