4 Minors Offered

Minor in Anthropology

This minor is designed for students who seek an overview of the discipline's four traditional subfields: cultural, biological, and linguistic anthropology and archaeology.

Total number of required credits: 20 credits.

Required courses include:


two courses required - 7 credits

one introductory course in cultural or linguistic anthropology:

  • 01:070:101 Culture and Social Life (3)  - fall 2019, spring 2020 OR
  • 01:070:108 Language, Culture and Society (3) - fall 2019, spring 2020

one introductory course in evolutionary anthropology:

  • 01:070:102 Introduction to Human Evolution (4) - fall 2019, spring 2020 OR
  • 01:070:105 Introduction to Archaeology (4) - fall 2019, spring 2020 (1 honors lab only, limited seats)


can be cultural anthropology electives or evolutionary anthropology electives.
Of these remaining 12-13 credits, at least 6 must be at the 300 level or above

All courses applied to this minor must be completed with a grade of C or better.


Undergraduate Director
Robert S. Scott
Email - Robert S. Scott
Fall 22 Office Hours

Monday 2-3:30 pm BIO-210 or by apptmt

Undergraduate Assistant
Maydelle Romero
Email - Maydelle Romero
Available by email M-F 9-5; In office Monday, Tuesday, Thursday

 Departmental Chair
Ryne Palombit
Email - Ryne Palombit
Fall 22 Office Hours

Monday 5:30-6:30 BIO-209A or by apptmt
Tuesday 1:30-2:30 virtual or by apptmt