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Anthropology (Minor)

About the Program

Anthropology is the exploration of what it means to be human. The study of anthropology provides a broad-based approach to the understanding of human culture (past and present) and human biology. The anthropological perspective is global, holistic, and involves considerable time-depth. The minor exposes students to the primary subdivisions within the field: archaeology, cultural anthropology, folklore, linguistics, and physical anthropology. The minor in anthropology can complement all majors, for example in forensic science, social sciences, museum work, social services, education, government, and market research.

About the Anthropology Department

B107 Classroom Building
1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-6110
Fax: (716) 878-4009

Carreer Information

Total Required Credit Hours 18 cr
Required Courses (6 cr)
ANT 100 Human Origins
ANT 101 Understanding Culture

Electives (12 cr)
One upper division physical anthropology or archaeology course.
One upper division cultural anthropology course.

Two other upper division courses under advisement.

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