A minor in anthropology exposes students to cross cultural knowledge. Explorations of human nature and adaptation illuminate understandings of past and present social systems while teaching students to navigate the globalized world. Students are encouraged to integrate theory and practice through a variety of learning strategies that include practical application.

Social Science Department faculty have received numerous teaching awards recognizing them for their applied work on local, state, and global issues. Faculty are committed to integrating theory and practice within the Social Science department program offerings.

Complementary Majors

An anthropology minor is also an excellent complement for liberal arts students who are majoring in:

  • Ethnic Studies
  • Gender Studies
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Professional Communication

Professional Programs

A minor in anthropology is particularly appropriate for students in professional programs such as:

  • Criminal Justice
  • Human Services
  • International Business
  • Law Enforcement
  • Psychology
  • Social Work

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