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2024-25 Catalog 
2024-25 Catalog

International and Comparative Policy Studies with a Concentration in Anthropology

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Students must complete all of the following requirements to graduate with a bachelor of arts in this program. Some courses may apply toward multiple requirements.

College Requirements:


Students are required to complete all standard college requirements.

Major Requirements:

Total major units: 15-17

This program requires an application to declare the major, approved by the ICPS committee.

Six Units of ICPS Requirements

Four Units from One of the Following Subjects:

Two Additional Units from the Following, in a Different Subject Than Used Above:

Six Units in Anthropology, Including:

Proficiency in a Non-English Language, Demonstrated by One of the Following:

  • Successful completion of Reed language courses:
    ​⇒ Two units at a second-year level,
    ​⇒ One unit at a higher level;
  • Committee approval of language courses taken elsewhere, which may include:
    ​⇒ Successful completion of language courses taken in secondary (high) school or at another college/university,
    ​⇒ Successful completion of a language placement examination at Reed;
  • Committee approval following an assessment of language proficiency in a non-English language, including heritage languages, commensurate with at least two years of college-level coursework.

Junior Qualifying Examination

Recommended, but Not Required:

Preferably two anthropology units in a specific geographic area

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