Academic Catalog

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 1100Introduction to Anthropology3
Select two of the following:6-7
Introduction to Biological Anthropology
World Cultures
Introduction to Archaeology
Language and Culture
Select three anthropology elective courses with one course at the 5000-level9
Total Credits18-19

Total credits, other than ANT 1100 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.

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