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Anthropology, Minor

Saint Louis University’s minor in anthropology allows you to explore race and ethnicity, inequality, American Indian studies, environmental anthropology, contemporary urbanism, health, archeology, primate social behavior and forensic anthropology. It also provides a background in basic anthropological theory and social science methodology.

The minor in anthropology complements a variety of other majors at SLU.

All ANTH designated courses will count as electives for the anthropology minor.  Only SOC and FRSC courses designated below will be accepted.

Required Foundational Courses
ANTH 1200Introduction to Anthropology3
or ANTH 1210 Humans Past, Present, and Future: Introduction to Anthropology
Select two courses from the following:6
ANTH 2200
Cultural Anthropology
ANTH 2210
ANTH 2215
Biological Anthropology
and Biological Anthropology Lab
ANTH 2240
ANTH 2400
Linguistic Anthropology
Elective Courses
The remaining 9 credits can be selected from courses with the 'Anthropology Elective' attribute.9
Total Credits18

Continuation Standards

Students with a minor in anthropology must maintain a 2.00 GPA in courses for the anthropology minor.