Anthropology Minor

The election of a minor in anthropology is appropriate for students in a variety of disciplines who wish to add a comparative, cross-cultural, or bio-cultural perspective on the study of human beings to their area of specialization. The minor requires a minimum of eighteen credits in anthropology courses including:

ANT 2100Introduction to Anthropology3-4
Select two of the following:6-7
Introduction to Physical Anthropology
Cultures of the World
Lost Cities and Ancient Civilizations
Language and Culture
Select one of the following:3-4
Anthropological Methods
History of Anthropology
Capstone Seminar in Anthropology
Select six credits in anthropology culture area and/or other elective courses6
Total Credits18-21

Total credits, other than ANT 2100, must equal at least fifteen for all students (including transfer students).

In order for students to gain maximum benefit from their minor in conjunction with their major, it is strongly recommended that they consult with an advisor in the department before electing courses. A list of elective anthropology courses recommended for combination with a variety of majors is available from the Department.