KU Anthropology: Undergraduate Programs

Requirements for the Minor

 A minimum of 18 hours and a 2.0 grade-point average in KU Anthropology are required. To declare a minor in Anthropology, students will work with an Academic Advisor in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences and will seek guidance from Anthropology faculty members in course selection.  

1. One Required Introductory Course (3 hours). May be satisfied by at least one of the following: 

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

ANTH 150

Becoming Human

3

or ANTH 151

Becoming Human, Honors

ANTH 160

The Varieties of Human Experience

3

or ANTH 162

The Varieties of Human Experience, Honors


2. One Required Anthropology Fundamentals Course (3 hours). May be satisfied by at least one of the following:

Course List

Code

Title

Hours

ANTH 308

Fundamentals of Cultural Anthropology

3

ANTH 310

Fundamentals of Archaeology

3

ANTH 340

Human Variation and Evolution

3


3. Anthropology Electives (12 hours):

All anthropology courses may be counted toward the required 12 hours of Anthropology minor electives. Nine of the 12 hours of electives must be numbered 300 or higher.  

 


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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