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Biological Anthropology Minor

Effective Fall 2014


An academic minor in Biological Anthropology is not open to students with any major or any other minor in the department of Anthropology.


The department offers undergraduate majors for a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology and Evolutionary Anthropology: minors are offered in Medical Anthropology, Biological Anthropology, and Anthropology (with tracks in Sociocultural Anthropology, Linguistic Anthropology, and Archaeological Anthropology).

All anthropology faculty members are available for informal discussion with students during scheduled office hours (check the Department office for times).

Department advisors are available to explain program objectives and requirements and to help with the planning of your program.

Students wishing to pursue a minor in the Department of Anthropology should contact the undergraduate advisor with any questions.

Appointments are scheduled in the Department office or online at:




Minimum Credits: 16

At least five courses (no fewer than16 credits), to be chosen from the following categories as stated:

  1. ANTHRBIO 201.
  2. At least four upper-level courses in ANTHRBIO, chosen in consultation with an advisor, one of which must be at the 400-level or above.