Bachelor of Arts (Anthropology) Major / Minor

Major in Anthropology

A major in Anthropology offers a broad, holistic approach to the discipline yet allows specialization in one of the sub-areas: archaeology; biological anthropology; social/cultural anthropology; and linguistic anthropology. Courses at the 400-level offer substantial anthropological method and theory content. Students majoring in Anthropology should consult the Department regarding selecting required courses and options.

The following are required to complete a major in Anthropology: 

  • ANTHR 206, 207, 208, 209  
  • At least one course in Anthr 415, 481 or 498  
  • An additional course at the 400-level (which can be one of 415, 481 or 498)  
  • Minimum of * 12 additional credits of Anthropology courses must be at the senior level (200 or higher) 

Minor in Anthropology

A minor in Anthropology requires the following:  

  • *6 of ANTHR 206, 207, 208, or 209  
  • *6 in Anthropology at the 300- or 400-level.