University General Course Catalog 2023-2024 
    Jul 14, 2024  
University General Course Catalog 2023-2024

Anthropology, Minor

Students majoring in another field may minor in anthropology by completing the  requirements listed under one of the subjects below. Students majoring in anthropology may also minor in anthropology by completing 18 units of ANTH coursework not used to satisfy major requirements, and replacing the required courses with nine additional units of electives.

Contact Information

Department of Anthropology
Ansari Business Building 512
(775) 784-6704
College of Liberal Arts Advising:

I. Program Requirements (19 units)

A. Minor Interest Subject - Cultural Anthropology (19 units)

II. Minor Interest Subject - Archaeology (19 units)

III. Minor Interest Subject - Physical Anthropology (19 units)

Coursework in the Physical Anthropology Minor emphasizes biological aspects of human origins and variation. The specific course of study will be determined in conjunction with a departmental advisor. Departmental specialties in Physical Anthropology include Dental Anthropology, Human Growth and Development, Forensic Anthropology, Human Variation, Osteology, Primate Evolution, and Special Topics.


* Anthropology majors may also minor in anthropology but must choose 18 units not used to satisfy major requirements.