Anthropology Minor

A minor in Anthropology gives students a foundational knowledge of anthropology and archaeology through the study of past societies and cultures and what their artifacts say about them. Critical thinking and analytical skills are heavily emphasized, which translate well into any profession and can lead to exciting opportunities in graduate school and beyond.

Anthropology Minor Classes

Anthropology Minor Classes

ANTH 202 Intro to Archaeology
ANTH 210 Sociology and Cultural Anthropology
ANTH 225 Intro to Biological Anthropology
ANTH 316 Nautical Archaeology
ANTH 350 Old World Archaeology
ANTH 409 Pseudoscience Anthropology
ANTH 423 Bioarchaeology


  • A minor in Anthropology requires 15 total credit hours, 6 from ANTH 300-499, 9 from ANTH 200-499 (with no repetitions).  
  • Students must maintain a “C” average or higher in minor courses.
  • Transfer students can receive credit for certain equivalent courses.  See department advisor.

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The unique flexibility of courses and the unparalleled access to top quality professors, laboratories, and the sea puts our students in a great position to succeed in any number of paths.

Career Paths

Secondary Education

Hiring Agencies

Government Agencies
Secondary Schools

Salary Ranges

College Professor: $69,911 on average
Anthropologist/Archaeologist: $61,220 on average

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