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Department of Sociology & Anthropology

The Minor in Anthropology

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Anthropology is the holistic study of man, including our prehistory, biological composition, language, environment, and culture. A minor in anthropology will prepare students to enter the world with a broad understanding of how it operates and to have tolerance of and appreciation for different people and diverse ways of life. Students choosing to minor in Anthropology must complete the following 18 credits with a grade of "C" or better:

Course Description & Credits

SOCI 110 Introduction to Anthropology 3

SOCI 301 Sociocultural Anthropology 3

(6 Credits)

Additionally they must take twelve (12) credit hours from among the following courses: 

SOCI 311 Introduction to Archaeology 3

SOCI 345 Anthropological Theory 3

SOCI 401 Forensic Anthropology 3

SOCI 403 Ethnography of Selected Cultural Regions 3

SOCI 409 Language and Society 3                                                                                           

SOCI 451 Social Thought and the Concept of Race 3

SOCI 453 Independent Study** 3

SOCI 454 Ethnographic Methods 3

SOCI 492 Applied Anthropology 3

SOCI 493 Globalization and Development 3

 **Pre-approval required for enrollment in this course.