Minor Requirements


Welcome to Penn Anthropology! After your anthropology minor is made official on your worksheet, you must make an appointment with the Undergraduate Coordinator to join the program. If you have any questions about planning before that time, we are ready to help. 

The anthropology minor consists of 6 courses (non-pass/fail). Minors are encouraged to take introductory courses from each concentration: ANTH 001 or 005 for archaeology, ANTH 002 or 004 for cultural anthropology, and ANTH 003 for biological anthropology. No more than four courses counted for the minor can be from any one concentration. At least four of the courses counted towards the minor must be taken at Penn, that is, up to two may be credit away/study abroad/transfer credits. Penn courses offered by other departments may NOT be counted toward the minor unless they are crosslisted with ANTH. Check out our FAQ here

You must declare a major before you can declare your anthropology minor, but feel free to reach out with questions before that time.

To Declare email the undergraduate coordinator.