Undergraduate

Minor

Why Minor is Anthropology?

Students in many other programs will find an anthropological perspective of benefit. The minor program is structured to allow the student maximum flexibility in course selection within a broadly defined progression of anthropological concerns. Thus, the student is able to tailor a minor in anthropology to best suit specific wants and needs in the context of an overall curriculum.

Requirements for the Minor in Anthropology (2018-2019 Catalog Year)

The minor in Anthropology consists of a minimum of 15 credit hours. Students will normally begin progress toward the minor by taking at least one course from the minor core, as these often serve as prerequisites for the electives. No more than seven (7) credit hours from the minor core will count to the minor. Exceptions to this pattern must be approved by the department's undergraduate advisor. Students are urged to consult with advisor to create the most beneficial set of courses.

Minor Core (3-7 hours)

The remaining credit hours for the minor consist of nine (9) to twelve (12) credit hours of 4000-level elective courses in Anthropology.

Any elective courses in archaeology, physical anthropology, anthropological linguistics and cultural anthropology.

Minor Electives (9-12 hours)
Any combination of 4000-level courses in Anthropology totaling at least nine (9) credit hours.

**For students who started USF prior to Fall 2013 please email AnthroAdvise@usf.edu for requirements for your specific Catalog year.

Requirements for the Minor in Biomedical Anthropology (2015-2016 Catalog Year)

The minor in Biomedical Anthropology consists of a minimum of 19 credit hours with a "C" average (2.0). This minor prepares undergraduates majoring in the biomedical sciences for futures in medical-related disciplines such as medicine, nursing, and dentistry. The required courses give students a strong foundation on evolutionary and cross-cultural factors affecting human biological variation. The elective course list provides students with ample choices among more specialized topics in biomedical anthropology. Exceptions to this pattern must be approved by the department's undergraduate advisor. Students are urged to consult with advisor to create the most beneficial set of courses.

Required Courses (7 credit hours)

Elective Courses (12 credit hours)

Students choose among any of the following for a total of twelve (12) credit hours of electives: