University of Montana Catalog 2023-2024

Anthropology Minor

Minor - Anthropology


Lower-Division Core Courses12
Subarea I Electives3
Subareas II, III and IV Electives3
Total Hours18

Degree Specific Credits: 18

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.0

Lower-Division Core Courses

Complete all of the following courses:
ANTY 210NIntroduction to Biological Anthropology3
ANTY 220SCulture & Society3
ANTY 250SIntro to Archaeology3
LING 270SIntro to Linguistics3
Total Hours12

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Subarea I Electives

Complete at least 3 credits in one the following courses:3
Human Evolution
History of Anthropology
Quantitative Ethnographic Field Methods
Anthropological Museology
Public Anthropology
Advanced Anthropological Statistics
Forensic and Mortuary Archaeology
Emergence of Modern Humans
Dental Anthropology
Social Anthropology
Ethnographic Field Methods
Archaeological Theory
Cultural Resource Management
Lithic Technology
Artifact Analysis
Historical Archaeology
Archaeology of Hunter-Gatherers
Archaeological Survey (must be taken for 3 or more credits)
Archaeological Field School
Methods for Native Languages
Field Experience/Practicum (must be taken for 3 or more credits)
Historical Linguistics
Linguistic Field Methods
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-

Subareas II, III, and IV Electives

Complete 3 credits of the following courses:3
Intro to South & S. East Asia
Ancient Migrations
Race and Minorities
Anthropology and Global Health
Food and Culture
Archaeology of Yellowstone: 11,000 Years of Native Americans in Yellowstone National Park
Human Variation
Principles of Forensic Anthropology
Native Peoples of Montana
Indigenous Peoples & the Ethics of Development
Peoples and Cultures of World
Culture and Population
Myth, Ritual and Religion
Social Change
Archaeology of North America
Archaeology of Montana
PaleoIndian Archaeology
Mesoamerican Prehistory
Evolution and Genetic Variation in Human Populations
Mind, Culture, and Society
Culture and Identity
Culture, Health, and Healing
Anthropology of Gender
Drugs, Culture, and Society
Contemporary Issues of South and Southeast Asia
Cities and Landscapes of Central Asia
Artistic Traditions of Central Asia
Archaeology of the Arctic and Subarctic
Archaeology of the Southwest United States
Linguistic Ecology and Language Endangerment
Language and Culture
North American Indigenous Language & Linguistics
Contemporary Global Issues of Indigenous People
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C-