Stephen F. Austin State University


Minor in Anthropology

A minor in anthropology consists of 22 semester hours. Required are ANT 231, 248, 251 and 12 hours from ANT 277, 350, 352, 382, 440, 441 and 477.

Anyone can minor in Anthropology. Even if your major does not require a minor, you are still free to obtain a minor if you wish.

Anthropology is the study of human nature, human society, and the human past. As a holistic study of the human experience, anthropology encompasses information from the natural sciences and humanities. Anthropologists study living cultures (cultural anthropology), prehistoric cultures (archaeology), human evolution and biological diversity (physical/biological anthropology), and the history and cultural contexts of language (linguistics).

With an anthropology minor or an anthropology emphasis in the sociology program, you will be able to:

For more information, please contact us:

Dr. Karol Chandler-Ezell

Assistant Professor, Anthropology Program Director

Assistant Professor, Anthropology Program Director

Biocultural Anthropology: Ethnobotany, Medical Anthropology

Courses taught: Magic, Cults, & the Supernatural, Psychological & Medical Anthropology, Monkeys, Apes, and Humans, Qualitative Research Methods, Physical Anthropology, Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

Dr. Leslie G. Cecil

Assistant Professor

Archaeology: Maya Archaeology, Ceramic Analysis, Archaeological Sciences, Anthropology of Technology, Anthropological Ethics

Courses taught: North American Prehistory, Introduction to Archaeology, The Maya and The Aztec, Field Methods in Archaeology, Archaeological Foods and Feasts, Box Office Archaeology, Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

Dr. George Avery

Archaeology Laboratory Director

Cultural Heritage Resource Coordinator

Historical Archaeology, Spanish Colonial Archaeology, Ceramic Technology, Mississippian Period in the Southeastern US, Cultural Resource Management