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Anthropology Department

Minor - Anthropology

An anthropology minor complements any career in which understanding human behavior is important. It is especially relevant to business majors and pre-professional students preparing for careers in law, medicine, or social work. Anthropology minors learn many useful skills including cultural competency, critical thinking, research design, and professional writing skills that are increasing in demand in private public, and non-profit organizations. Many students minor in anthropology simply because they find that learning about the human species is interesting and enjoyable.

University Graduation Requirements

To be awarded a minor, at least 12 units of coursework must be completely distinct and separate from the coursework in the major (University Policy S16-4).


Course Requirements

Requirements of the Minor18
Four upper division anthropology electives (advisor consultation available)12
Complete two courses from:
ANTH 011. Cultural AnthropologyD13
ANTH 012. Introduction to Human EvolutionB23
ANTH 013. Archaeology3

Total Units:18