The minor in Anthropology is open to all undergraduates, and it provides for a selection of course in cultural and physical anthropology, archaeology, and pre-history. Although there is no rigid sequence which must be followed, students should plan their course selections carefully so that prerequisites are taken care of. For further information, contact the chairperson of the Anthropology Department, Physical Science 131, 607.436.3345.

Required Prerequisites:

Select two of the following:

Required Courses: 6 s.h.

ANTH 100 Intro to Cultural Anthropology

ANTH 120 Intro to Linguistic Anthropology

ANTH 130 Intro to Biological Anthropology

ANTH 140 Principles of Archaeology

Seletions 12 s.h

Select four Upper Division (200 – 300 level) Anthropology courses 

Total 18 s.h.


1. College rules pertaining to curriculum majors also apply to curriculum minors

  • Minor GPA of at least 2.0
  • All courses must be taken for a letter grade unless offered Pass/Fail only
  • One-half (1/2) of the minor coursework must be completed in residence
  • No more than two courses may overlap between/among all majors/minors; any excess requires additional coursework

2. Check proper course selection, sequence and prerequisite requirements with department of minor