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College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Anthropology

226 Lowry Hall
Tel: 330-672-4363

The Anthropology  minors gives students a strong liberal arts background combined with an awareness and understanding of ethnic and cultural differences and similarities—skills sought after by businesses worldwide.

Type Legend: DD Diversity–Domestic; DG Diversity–Global; ELR Experiential Learning; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts: KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core, diversity, writing-intensive and the experiential learning requirements.

Type Course Title Credits
KSS/DG ANTH 18210 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 3
 KSS/DG   18420 Introduction to Archaeology 3
      Anthropology upper-division electives 3
  Choose from the following: 3
KBS ANTH 18630 Human Evolution (3)  
    38630 Principles of Biological Anthropology (3)  
  Choose from the following: 3
WIC ANTH 38480 Archaeological Analysis (3)  
    48225 Archaeology of Death (3)  
    48425 Ancient Mesoamerica (3)  
    48440 Archaeology of Ancient Ohio (3)  
    48450 States and Empires (3)  
  Choose from the following: 3
  ANTH 38680 Primate Societies (3)  
    48810 Human Paleontology (3)  
    48820 Human Musculoskeletal System (3)  
DG/WIC   48830 Human Behavioral Ecology and Evolution (3)  
    48840 Natural Selection in Perspective (3)  
  Choose from the following: 3
DG ANTH 38240 Culture and Personality (3)  
WIC   48214 Politics of Culture (3)  
DG   48250 Culture and Curing (3)  
DG   48260 Culture Conflict (3)  
    48270 Native Peoples of North America (3)  
DG   48630 Pacific Island Cultures (3)  

Minimum cumulative 2.000 GPA required for graduation.

Students must complete at least two upper-division courses in the minor at Kent State on a graded basis (A-F). For information on the major Residence Requirements please visit the University Residence Requirements policy.