Department of Anthropology

Minors in Anthropology

Anthropology Minor

This transcript-recognized minor is designed for students seeking to build broad expertise in the four subfields of Anthropology, including Archaeology, Biological Anthropology, Linguistic Anthropology, and Sociocultural Anthropology.

To enroll in this minor, students should contact the undergraduate advisor in their major department. For questions about this minor, please contact Dr. Alan Covey or Thomas Fawcett.

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Available to students under the 2016-2018 and 2018-2020 catalogs.

Evolutionary and Functional Anatomy Minor

This transcript-recognized minor is designed for students with an interest in anatomy and morphology, including students with majors focused on medicine, forensics, organismal biology, human ecology, kinesiology, and vertebrate paleontology.

To enroll in this minor, students should contact the undergraduate advisor in their major department. For questions about this minor, please contact Dr. Chris Kirk or Dr. Liza Shapiro.

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Available to students under the 2016-2018 and 2018-2020 catalogs.

Primatology Minor

This transcript-recognized minor is designed for students with an interest in primate behavior and ecology, including studnts with majors focused on organismal biology, psychology, human ecology, and ethology.

To enroll in this minor, students should contact the undergraduate advisor in their major department. For questions about this minor, please contact Dr. Rebecca Lewis or Dr. Tony Di Fiore.

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Available to students under the 2016-2018 and 2018-2020 catalogs.

Archaeology Minor

This transcript-recognized minor is designed for students with an interest in archaeology regardless of the region of study, time period, or speciality within the field of archaeology.

To enroll in this minor, students should contact the undergraduate advisor in their major department. For questions about this minor, please contact Dr. Mariah Wade or Thomas Fawcett.

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Available to students under the 2018-2020 catalog only.

Cultural Anthropology Minor

We live in an increasingly complex world of cross-cultural encounters and transformations. This transcript-recognized minor provides students with a flexible toolkit for making sense of the contemporary moment. It allows them to build core skills in cultural interpretation and analysis, ethnographic methods, writing, and communication.

To enroll in this minor, students should contact the undergraduate advisor in their major department. For questions about this minor, please contact Dr. Jason Cons or Dr. Craig Campbell.

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Available to students under the 2018-2020 catalog only.

Language, Culture, and Communication Minor

This transcript-recognized minor is designed for students with an interest in the social and cultural aspects of language and communication across the globe. This minor would benefit students studying foreign languages, literature, rhetoric, communications, and history, as well as students interested in careers that span global contexts or that involve communicating effectively with people with varied backgrounds.

To enroll in this minor, students should contact the undergraduate advisor in their major department. For questions about this minor, please contact Dr. James Slotta or Thomas Fawcett.

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Available to students under the 2018-2020 catalog only.


The transcript-recognized undergraduate minor must be completed in conjunction with an undergraduate degree at the University of Texas at Austin. For more information regarding the requirements for a transcript-recognized minor, including a comprehensive list of minors, please visit the Minors and Certificate Programs section of the Undergraduate Catalog.