WHY MINOR IN ANTHROPOLOGY?
Students in many other programs and majors will find an anthropological perspective beneficial. A minor in anthropology is designed to provide a range of course options allowing students the flexibility to choose courses that best fit their interests and needs while still gaining valuable anthropological skills. Please refer the the Undergraduate Catalog for specific requirements.
- Declaring a minor gives you more options when it comes to applying for jobs and applying to graduate school
- Let people know you have an added set of skills in an area of focus
- Could open up extra experiences at work
- Could set you apart when applying for graduate schools
- Demonstrates hard-work and self-discipline
- Becoming an anthropology minor means you get to take interesting classes with our wonderful faculty!
Minor in Anthropology
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. Exceptions to any requirements in the catalog 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 in Biomedical Anthropology
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.