Procedure for Obtaining Approval of Courses

Please go here to find rules regarding course approval for study abroad.

Please find rules regarding courses taken at other institutions for transfer credit here.

All anthropology majors have some allotment of approved non-anthro classes they may count towards their Block IV major electives. Acceptable courses must be anthropological in their approach, subject matter, etc. and approvals are granted on a case-by-case basis. To request approval for a non-anth, Penn course, email the undergraduate coordinator at with the course number, title, and description.