Minor in Biomedical Anthropology

Students considering medical school or study in other health professions might find the minor in Biomedical Anthropology of particular interest given the recent shifts in the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) to evaluate the social and cultural competence of applicants. All students receive a foundation in Biological Anthropology and select electives according to their interests and professional goals.


ANTH 2705Introduction to Evolutionary Anthropology3
Select five of the following:15
Evolution and Human Environments
Anthropology of Food
Medical Anthropology
ANTH 2396
Anthropological Genetics
Human Osteology
Human Biology of Modern Populations
Human Reproduction: Evolutionary Perspectives
Human Growth and Development
Evolutionary Medicine
Environmental Physiology and Health
Total Credit Hours18

Note: The Minor in Biomedical Anthropology is not open to Anthropology majors.

Minors are awarded only at the time of completion of the bachelor's degree and cannot be awarded either as a stand-alone program of study or after completion of the first bachelor's degree.