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Majoring and Minoring

Anthropology majors and minors graduate with a broad understanding of human evolution and adaptation, changes in food and technology, the rise of civilizations and urban life, how language shapes worldviews, the diversity of cultural belief systems, and the human consequences of globalization.

Major requirements: 12 courses

  • ANT 105, 107, 208, 305, 405
  • Five additional ANT courses
  • One ANT field research or experiential course
  • Senior Capstone Experience (ANT SCE)
  • Majors are strongly recommended to study abroad

Anthropology majors may want to pursue a regional concentration such as African Studies, Asian Studies, European Studies, Latin American Studies and Near Eastern Studies.


Minor requirements: 6 courses

  • ANT 105, 107, and either 208 or 305
  • Three additional ANT courses