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Minor in Anthropology

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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. Satisfied by 1 fundamentals course from ANTH 104, ANTH 105, or ANTH 304; and 2 courses from ANTH 340-359, 440-459, 503, 540-559, 640-659.
  • Linguistics. Satisfied by 1 introduction course from ANTH 106, ANTH 107, ANTH 320, or ANTH 321; and 2 courses from ANTH 322-ANTH 339, ANTH 502, ANTH 420-ANTH 439, ANTH 527-ANTH 539, ANTH 620-ANTH 639.
  • Sociocultural Anthropology. Satisfied by 1 course from ANTH 108, ANTH 109, ANTH 160, ANTH 162, ANTH 308, or ANTH 360; and 2 courses from ANTH 361-ANTH 395, ANTH 501, ANTH 460-ANTH 495, ANTH 560-ANTH 595, ANTH 660-ANTH 695.
  • Archaeology. Satisfied by 1 introductory course from ANTH 110, ANTH 111, or ANTH 310; and ANTH 311-ANTH 319, ANTH 500, ANTH 406-ANTH 419, ANTH 504-ANTH 526, ANTH 604-ANTH 619.

Option II

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

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.

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