The Anthropology minor consists of two required introductory courses — Introduction to Cultural Anthropology and Communication and Culture — and three electives which you can choose from a broad range of interesting subjects.
Anthropology begins with the powerful idea that human behavior can only be fully understood when it is seen in the context of humanity as a whole – the totality and diversity of human life and experience. This means adopting a holistic and cross-cultural perspective.
Four Fields of Anthropology:
- Cultural – the study of contemporary human societies
- Linguistic – the study of the structure and practice of languages and communication throughout the world
- Archaeology – the study of societies of the past (primarily from the material remains they leave behind)
- Biological – the study of human evolution and primate behavior