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School of Arts and Sciences

The Value of a College Minor

By declaring a minor, you’ll have the opportunity to pursue interests that might lie outside of your major. Gaining extra knowledge in an area that interests you can also help you in your future career! Not only will your skills and knowledge be more well-rounded, but you’ll also prove to future employers that you’re willing to work hard and exceed their expectations.


  • 人类学小
  • 18个单位
  • ANT 364: Culture and Self
  • 3

This course will explore the relationship between individual experiences and the socio-cultural context, focusing on the role socio-cultural institutions play on personality, 健康, 世界观.

  • ANT 435: Religion in Society
  • 3

This course will present a comparative examination of religion as an aspect of human 文化 and will include substantive and functional approaches to religious behavior, religion as a symbol system, 仪式行为, 魔法, 宗教运动, and paranormal phenomena. 先决条件: 蚂蚁210 or permission of instructor. Offered alternate years.

  • Choose 4 of the following courses:
  • ANT 241: Anthropology Field Methods for Travelers
  • 3

Practical application of anthropological concepts designed to assist in analyzing, 理解, and living within other cultural traditions is the focus of this course and will include topics such as the role of 文化, living with 文化 shock, strategies for analyzing 文化s, processes of assimilation, 语言问题, 文化饮食方式, 礼仪, and social expectations.

  • ANT 314: Native Peoples of 北美
  • 3

An anthropological overview of native 北美n societies from pre-Columbian times to the present will be the focus of this course, utilizing a 文化 area approach and including an emphasis on the native people of California. 交叉列出 HST 314. Offered alternate years.

  • BSC 318: Linguistics
  • 3

This course will study language as a fundamental component of human beings by examining the link between experience, 文化, and language through the investigation of how language communicates, 变化, and is used strategically to accomplish social ends.

  • HST 371: Islamic Civilization
  • 3

This introductory course into the lands, 国人民, and 文化s of the Middle East from antiquity to modern times, will include the role of religion in shaping social and political institutions, and the influence of Islamic thought on the Arab world and conflicts in the contemporary Middle East. Offered alternate years.

  • MUS 451: Music Cultures of the World I
  • 3

This course will introduce students to the study of music as a universal cultural phenomenon and the discipline of ethnomusicology with exposure to the musical and social aspects of folk, 传统的, and art music of Latin America, 非洲, 印度, 北美, 东南亚, and contemporary mass media. 先决条件: 102亩 or 111亩 or 112亩 or 201亩 or equivalent knowledge and experience in music strongly encouraged. Offered alternate years.


  • MUS 452: Music Cultures of the World II
  • 3

This course will introduce students to the study of music as a universal cultural phenomenon and the discipline of ethnomusicology with exposure to the musical and social aspects of folk, 传统的, and art music of regions from Eastern Europe to Asia including the Middle East, 大洋洲, 中国, 日本, 和韩国, as well as Mexico and the Caribbean. 先决条件: 102亩 or 111亩 or 112亩 or 201亩, or equivalent knowledge; experience in music encouraged. Offered alternate years.

Note: Students who select the Anthropology minor are recommended to take 蚂蚁210 in 持久的问题 & 想法(GE).

当前的学生, please note: The requirements listed here may not reflect the most current courses for this minor and may not be the requirements for the catalog year you are following to complete your minor. 请参阅 学术目录 for official requirements you must meet to qualify.



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