Minor in Cultural Anthropology

The Minor in Cultural Anthropology provides a basic understanding of social and cultural dynamics of human societies, cultural anthropological theory, and ethnographic research methods. Coursework introduces students to foundational concepts, which may include anthropological approaches to culture, social organization, power structures, media, religion, ritual, health, kinship, sexuality, gender, race, class, and other aspects of human experience and social life.

Program Requirements and Policies

  • Five courses are required for the Minor in Cultural Anthropology (at least 15 SHUs).

Course Requirements

  • One (1) gateway course in cultural anthropology (courses designated by the department in range of ANTH 10-ANTH 39)
  • ANTH 130: Anthropological Thought
  • ANTH 161: Fieldwork Lab (or another methods course designated by the department)
  • Two additional courses in cultural anthropology (designated by the department)

Advisor: Senior Lecturer Cathy Stanton