Explore your interests in diversity, culture and human evolution in the Anthropology minor at the University of Central Missouri — a natural addition to your undergraduate major. Take classes that focus on biological and cultural identity, the study of humans past and present, globalization and other intriguing topics. Through your coursework, you can develop the context to become a more active participant in our rapidly evolving world.
Benefit from UCM’s experienced program faculty, who bring direct field experience to the classroom. That means you learn from mentors with hands-on knowledge of the course material. Among other areas, this includes work in:
Majors that complement an Anthropology minor
The skills you build studying your minor in Anthropology have wide applications, which allows you to pair it with many undergraduate majors. It complements biology, sociology, political science and history particularly well by enhancing your understanding of those degree program core course materials.
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As an Anthropology minor at the University of Central Missouri, you take classes that explore the nature of humans throughout the course of our evolution — both biologically and culturally. This gives you a better understanding of cultural diversity and the impact of globalization on non-Western populations.
Core courses for the Anthropology minor include:
In addition to the core courses, each Anthropology minor can choose from a variety of special topics, including at least one upper-level class. Elective course options may include:
As an undergraduate student in the Anthropology minor program at the University of Central Missouri, you can learn both inside and outside the classroom about humanity and its evolution. Through hands-on learning, you’ll gain a deeper understanding of the course material and connect with others who share similar interests.
Prepare for a wide range of career paths with a minor in Anthropology. Students interested in pursuing a career in biology deepen their biological knowledge with a better understanding of human evolution. Students in other programs, such as political science and sociology, find that the cultural studies in an Anthropology minor enhance their careers after graduation.
No matter the job path you choose, the minor in Anthropology program builds skills that take you far, including:
Jobs for Anthropology minors
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Our financial aid counselors help you work through the variety of ways you can finance your college education and put your education within reach. Through a combination of low tuition, grants, scholarships and loan options, we make earning your undergraduate degree an achievable goal.
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