Minor in Anthropology

Students majoring in another subject who wish to minor in anthropology must complete the following requirements.

Core Anthropology Courses
Complete two of the following courses:6
Introduction to Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Biological Anthropology
Linguistic Anthropology
First Footsteps/ First Cities: Emergence of Complex Societies
Ethnographic Courses
Complete 6 credits from at least two of the following courses:6
Alaska Native Cultures
Arctic and Subarctic Cultures 1
World Cultures 1
Comparative Culture Studies 1
Methodological, Topical, and Theoretical Courses 2
Complete 6 credits from at least two of the following courses:6
Anthropological Theory
Archaeological Theory
Applied Anthropology
Research Methods in Cultural Anthropology
Field Methods in Archaeology and Bioanthropology
Culture and Human Biodiversity
Culture and Ecology
Culture and Health
Applied Ethics in Anthropology 1
Culture and Globalization
Cultural Resource Management
Analytical Techniques in Archaeology and Bioanthropology 1
Field Methods in Cultural Anthropology
Health, Ritual and Science 1
Historical Engagements 1
Belief and Identity 1
Topics in the Contemporary North 1
Culture, Environment, Place 1

Specific topical emphasis for this course varies by offering. See catalog course description for details.


Other upper-division selected topics courses ANTH A490 or independent study courses (ANTH A397 or ANTH A497) may be petitioned to satisfy the methodological/topical/theoretical course requirements, depending on course content.

 A total of 18 credits is required for the minor, 9 of which must be upper-division.