Anthropology Minor

We study human culture, variation and diversity through time, in every possible way.

Main Page Content

Students riding donkeys in Petra, JordanReveal Caption

Traveling to fieldwork site in Petra, Jordan

Close Caption
video thumbnail
Excavating in Jordan

What You’ll Learn

Human behavior — what is it? Why and how does it vary so much across the planet and through time?

A minor in anthropology could take you anywhere and add depth to your major. You could work on an archaeological excavation in Petra, Jordan, study food and culture in Greece or choose to explore a number of other hands-on opportunities.

What’s Next?

Find Out More

Get personalized information about your area of interest.

Request Info

Come for a Visit

We offer tours all year long, but February and March are our busiest months.

Schedule a Visit

Start Your Application

Ready to start your application? We can’t wait to hear from you.

Apply Now
"Anthropological knowledge can help with jobs, other classes, but also socially. You learn how to be open-minded, accept other cultures more readily, and examine things from all possible angles. I really wanted to open myself up to new experiences and think outside the box and this was the perfect major for me to start doing just that."Shauna Strnad ‘13

Last Updated 7/21/22