Anthropology/Sociology Minor


The Anthropology/Sociology minor enables students to understand culture and society as a mosaic of diverse, overlapping groups, memberships, values, and traditions, each contributing to a larger global matrix that is continuously being reformulated.

Minor Requirements

15 credits

Of the 15 credits required, students must complete a minimum of 6 credits from anthropology courses and 6 credits from sociology courses.  Courses with an ATHSOC prefix can be applied toward either of these minimum requirements.
ATH-101Cultural Anthropology

3 credits


SOC-100Introduction to Sociology

3 credits


Courses approved by Anthropology Sociology Department and major advisor

12 credits


Upon successfully completing this minor, students will be able to:

1)      Analyze a social or cultural problem utilizing established theories from anthropology or sociology;

2)      Use standard anthropological or sociological methods as appropriate to demonstrate, test, or develop a particular anthropological or sociological theory; and

3)      Articulate practical strategies for becoming informed, involved citizens who can adapt to culturally diverse populations and occupations.