Cultural Anthropology

The minor consists of two required courses, including an introduction, which surveys the four fields of anthropology before focusing specifically on the concept of culture, and three electives.

Requirements

20 units

Requirements Checklist: Cultural Anthropology Minor

Required (8 units)

  • ANTH 200 Cultural Anthropology
  • COMS 204 Communication and Culture

Electives (12 units)

  • ANTH 210 Cultures through Film
  • ANTH 215 Women's Lives across Cultures
  • ANTH 220 Urban Agriculture
  • ANTH 225 The Museum, Society and Culture
  • ANTH 230 Anthropology and Global Health
  • ANTH 235 Anthropology of Food
  • ANTH 240 Sport, Culture and Society
  • ANTH 255 Anthropology of Social Media
  • ANTH 305 Anthropology of Music
  • ANTH 340/DANC 340 Tradition and Change: Balinese Dance and Culture
  • ANTH 350 Urban Anthropology
  • COMS 314 Intercultural Communication
  • COMS 364 Communication for Justice and Social Change
  • COMS 365 Geographies of Communication
  • COMS 366 Ethnography of Communication
  • HIST 150 Modern African History
  • HIST 310 Ancient Near East
  • HIST 311 The World of Classical Mediterranean
  • HIST 330 The Archaeology and History of Britain from Prehistory to AD 1000
  • HIST 340 History of South Africa
  • HIST 342 Environmental History of Africa
  • HIST 379 Latinos in the U.S. Media
  • MS 303 Race, Ethnicity, and Media
  • MS 312 The Popular Arts
  • MUS 210 Music of the Americas
  • MUS 211 Asian Musical Cultures
  • MUS 305 Anthropology of Music
  • PSYC 307 Cross-Cultural Psychology
  • THRS 270 African Theologies/Cosmologies
  • THRS 280 Migrant and Diaspora Religions
  • THRS 360 Sacred Spaces
  • THRS 361 Religion and the Environment
  • THRS 363 Religion in Latin America
  • THRS Religion and Globalization
  • THRS 366 Religion and Spirituality in Asia
  • THRS 370 Zen Buddhism
  • THRS 371 Hinduism
  • THRS 376 Jews, Judaisms, and Jewish Identities
  • THRS 378 The Jewish Mystical Imagination
  • THRS 379 Buddhist Paths in Asia and North America
  • SOC 326 Sociology of Popular Culture
  • SOC 361 Brazilan Culture and Society
  • SPAN 285 Language and Culture in Latin America
  • SPAN 385 Language and Culture in Latin America (Spanish)

Contact Info

Office of Cultural Anthropology

2130 Fulton St.
San Francisco, CA 94117
(415) 422-6671 (415) 422-5671