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Department of Anthropology

MINOR IN ANTHROPOLOGY

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Eighteen (18) hours in anthropology, including the following:

  • 6 hours from the following introductory core courses:  ANTH 21, 24, 26, or 28. 
  • Of the 12 additional hours, at least 9 hours must be at the 100-level or above.
  • The following courses do not count toward the minor:  ANTH 190, 197/198, 201, 297/298
  • We strongly encourage you to attend the Anthropology Minor Advising Sessions to meet with an Anthropology faculty member to help plan your course load based on your interests in Anthropology.  Advising sessions will be announced via email and will take place each semester, approximately 1 week before course registration.
  • Students may wish to take a broad range of courses within anthropology or to specialize in a specific field.  Following are suggested courses for those who want to specialize.

OPTIONAL CONCENTRATIONS FOR THE MINOR

Cultural Anthropology:

  • Introductory Level: ANTH 21 + 1 of the following: ANTH 24, 26, or 28
  • 100- and 200-Level: ANY FOUR (4) of the following: ANTH 102, 103, 123, 125, 127, 130, 151, 152, 153, 155, 160, 161, 162, 164, 165, 166, 169, 172, 174, 179, 180, 181, 183, 184, 187, 189, 195/196, 202, 203, 220, 225, 228,  250, 283, 290, 295/296

Archaeology:

  • Introductory Level: ANTH 24 + 1 of the following: ANTH 21, 26, or 28
  • 100- and 200-Level: ANY FOUR (4) of the following: ANTH 104, 134, 135, 160, 167, 188, 200, 209, 210, 240, 245, 250, 295/296

Biological Anthropology:

  • Introductory Level: ANTH 26 + ANTH 21 and/or ANTH 24  (may need both in order to meet  upper-level prerequisites)
  • 100- and 200-Level: ANTH 140 and ANTH 240 + ANY ONE (1) or TWO (2) of the following: ANTH 102, 130, 134, 135, 140, 172, 174, 187, 189, 195/196, 200, 209, 210, 240, 295/296.

Linguistic Anthropology:

  • Introductory Level: ANTH 28 and ANTH 21
  • 100- and 200-Level: TWO (2) or THREE (3) of the following: ANTH 142, 176, 178, 272, 276, 284 + ANY ONE (1) or TWO (2) of the Cultural Anthropology listings (see above). 
For each of these suggested concentrations, it is recommended, though not required, that at least one of your non-introductory courses be a 200-level seminar.

Anthropology Minor Requirement Checklist

Two of ANTH 021, ANTH 024, ANTH 026 and/or ANTH 028: ANTH _____       ANTH _____

Three 100-level or 200-level ANTH courses: ANTH _____            ANTH _____              ANTH _____

One additional ANTH course at any level:  ANTH _____

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Anthropology Student Handbook and Honors Thesis Guide

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