Building a global perspective on humanity
With an emphasis on understanding the cultures and societies of our world, the anthropology
minor is a great complement to numerous fields of study, including biology, geography,
history, psychology and sociology. Anthropology builds a foundation for understanding
the diversity of our world, which will prepare you for personal and professional success
in our multicultural, globalized society.
The anthropology minor at Missouri State University is an 18-hour program. Simply
choose six classes that interest you in Anthropology but make sure that at least four
of them are upper division courses. This model allows you to emphasize any of the
four fields in Anthropology (Archaeology, Biological Anthropology, Cultural Anthropology,
Linguistics) or to take courses from each area for a full review of the entire field
Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Social Work
Complete 18 hours in Anthropology including at least 12 hours of coursework numbered
300 or higher.
Adding a minor
The anthropology minor can be added to a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science or
Bachelor of Social Work degree. To add a minor, visit the Academic Advising and Transfer Center in University Hall 109.