Why study anthropology?

Because anthropology explains the diversity of humanity.

 

Requirements for the Minor

Students pursuing an anthropology minor must complete one of the following options:

Option I

Students selecting this option must complete 2 of the following:

Biological Anthropology (9-10)
Satisfied by:
Select one of the following fundamentals courses:3-4
Fundamentals of Physical Anthropology
Fundamentals of Physical Anthropology, Honors
Fundamentals of Physical Anthropology
Two courses from ANTH 340-ANTH 359, ANTH 440-ANTH 459, ANTH 503, ANTH 540-ANTH 559, ANTH 640-ANTH 6596
Linguistics (9)
Satisfied by:
Select one of the following introduction courses:3
Introductory Linguistics
Introductory Linguistics, Honors
Language in Culture and Society
Language in Culture and Society, Honors
Two courses from ANTH 322-ANTH 339, ANTH 502, ANTH 420-ANTH 439, ANTH 527-ANTH 539, ANTH 620-ANTH 6396
Sociocultural Anthropology (9-10)
Satisfied by:
Select one of the following:3-4
Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, Honors
The Varieties of Human Experience
The Varieties of Human Experience, Honors
Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
The Varieties of Human Experience
Two courses from ANTH 361-ANTH 395, ANTH 501, ANTH 460-ANTH 495, ANTH 560-ANTH 595, ANTH 660-ANTH 695.6
Archaeology (9-10)
Satisfied by:
Select one of the following introductory courses:3-4
Introduction to Archaeology
Introduction to Archaeology, Honors
Introduction to Archaeology
Two courses from ANTH 311-ANTH 319, ANTH 500, ANTH 406-ANTH 419, ANTH 504-ANTH 526, ANTH 604-ANTH 6196

Option II

Students selecting this option must complete two of the following areas:

General Anthropology (3)
Satisfied by the following:
ANTH 100General Anthropology3
or ANTH 300 General Anthropology
Anthropology Required Electives (15)
Satisfied by at least four courses numbered from ANTH 313 to ANTH 695, excluding ANTH 36012
One of the five may be any one of the following:3
Fundamentals of Physical Anthropology
Fundamentals of Physical Anthropology, Honors
Introductory Linguistics
Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, Honors
Introduction to Archaeology
Introduction to Archaeology, Honors
The Varieties of Human Experience
The Varieties of Human Experience, Honors
Fundamentals of Physical Anthropology
Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
Introduction to Archaeology
The Varieties of Human Experience

Minor Hours & GPA

While completing all required courses, majors must also meet each of the following hour and grade point average minimum standards:

Minor Hours
Satisfied by 18 hours of minor courses.

Minor Hours in Residence
Satisfied by a minimum of 9 hours of junior/senior (300+) hours of KU resident credit in the minor. 

Minor Junior/Senior Hours
Satisfied by a minimum of 12 hours from junior/senior courses (300+) in the major.

Minor Graduation GPA
Satisfied by a minimum of a 2.0 GPA in all departmental courses in the minor. GPA calculations include all departmental courses in the field of study including Fs and repeated courses. See the Semester/Cumulative GPA Calculator.