Anthropology Minor

Develop an expertise in human cultures and their physical and social environments. Founded upon four major fields: sociocultural anthropology, linguistic anthropology, physical anthropology, and archaeology, gain a breadth of knowledge and an understanding of the diversity of human historical and contemporary experience with our minor in anthropology.  

Minor in Anthropology (15-17 hours)

All of the following:

  • ANTH 253 Survey I: Culture and Language 3 hours
  • ANTH 254 Survey II: Human Prehistory 3 hours
  • ANTH 364 Ethnographic Methods 3 hours

Two of the following:

  • ANTH 320 Anthropology of Race and Racism 3 hours
  • ANTH 346 Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective 3 hours
  • ANTH 392 Topics in Cultural Anthropology 3 hours
  • ANTH 394 Topics in Archaeology 3 hours
  • ANTH 435 Politics of Multiculturalism 3 hours
  • ANTH 497 Independent Study in Anthropology 1-3 hours
  • ANTH 499 Anthropological Internship 3 hours
  • ART 346 Museums and Cultural Politics 3 hours
  • ART 346 Museums and Cultural Politics 3 hours
  • BIO 270* Environments of Ecuador 3 hours
  • BIO 312* Evolution 3 hours
  • BIO 313* Economic Botany 4 hours
  • BIO 316* Conservation Biology 4 hours 
  • BIO 320* Parasitology 4 hours
  • BIO 323* Ecology 4 hours
  • ENVS 171 Introduction to Environmental Science 3 hours
  • MUS 341  Latin American Music 3 hours
  • RLST 307 Leviticus and Numbers: Cultural Interpretations 3 hours

NOTE: Courses noted with an asterisk (*) carry prerequisites. Consult the departmental listing in the Bulletin for more details.