Minor in Anthropology

About the Minor

In today’s globalized marketplace, Anthropology, the study of human cultural and biological diversity, is more vital than ever. Fields as varied as medicine, law, government, and business, make use of the insights of anthropologists to reach and communicate with a broad audience. The anthropology minor provides students with a cross-cultural awareness and understanding that will give them an edge up no matter what field they go into. It challenges them to think beyond their own experience and imagine the perspectives of other people and other societies. Anthropology minors graduate as cosmopolitan and engaged global citizens, with in-demand skills in researching, and making sense of, diverse human behavior. 

All prospective students should meet with an advisor from the College as soon as possible.

Required (Core) Courses
ANTH 101Introduction to Cultural Diversity3.0
ANTH 110Human Past: Anthropology and Prehistoric Archeology3.0
ANTH 210 [WI] Worldview: Science, Religion and Magic3.0
ANTH 370Ethnographic Methods3.0
ANTH 410Cultural Theory I3.0
Select three of the following:9.0
Introduction to Biological Anthropology
Language, Culture & Cognition
Introduction to World Religions
Biblical Archaeology: The Archaeology of Israel and Jordan
Anthropology of Food
Anthropology of Water
Imagining Africa
Topics in World Ethnography
Anthropology of Gender
Anthropology of Interfaith Relations
Aging In Cross-Cultural Perspective
Anthropology of Youth
Urban Anthropology
Reflecting on Work Identity
Anthropology of Immigration
Psychological Anthropology
Health & Healing Practices in Cross-Cultural Perspective
Comparative Religious Ethics
Societies In Transition: The Impact of Modernization and the Third World
Approaches to Intercultural Behavior
DIY Culture
Media Anthropology
Anthropology of Education
Crete Through The Looking Glass
Visual Anthropology
Anthropology of Language
Digital Culture
Culture and the Environment
Sacred Traditions of the East
Family and Kinship
Digital Ethnography
Community Engaged Anthropology
Cultural Theory II
Special Topics in Anthropology
Special Topics in Anthropology
Special Topics in Anthropology
Special Topics in Anthropology
Total Credits24.0
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