Minors in Anthropology
Explore cross-disciplinary connections
Enhance your degree with one of two minors from the Department of Anthropology.
A minor in Anthropology allows you to gain an enduring understanding of the human condition—which is essential to any major—our courses will teach you to see the world through Anthropology’s holistic lens.
For example, a Health Sciences major can explore where health, culture, and politics intersect by taking Medical Anthropology classes, including
- Shamans, Surgeons, and Syndromes: Global Health and Healing
- Health Disparities, Violence, and U.S. Cultural Diversity
- Culture and Disability
- Medical Anthropology
Learn more about the Anthropology minor and elevate your degree program.Minor in Anthropology
Social Sciences Forensics Minor
The NAU Social Sciences Forensics Minor invites you to delve into the world of forensic science through the lens of social science. You will tour the social, cultural, political, legal, historical and global contexts that contribute to forensic knowledge and crime scene investigation. Students will learn technical and applied field skills in select courses such as: forensic archaeology, crime scene documentation, evidence collection protocols, emergency management for mass casualty events, forensic art, geographic imaging systems (GIS mapping) and more, based upon an Anthropological approach to understanding crime, criminals, trauma and victims. A minor in Social Science Forensics will position you to have a head start on entry level work in law enforcement and related fields or to make informed decisions on areas of expertise in which you continue your education, whether in specialized forensic programs or graduate studies.
If you aspire to a career in Forensics, explore the Social Science Forensics Minor.Minor in Social Science Forensics