The cultural anthropology minor at Northeastern focuses on the study of culture as it is located in issues of race, ethnicity, class, gender, history, and globalization. Students develop proficiencies in widely applicable skills and frameworks, such as cultural relativism, comparative analysis, cross-cultural communication, research design, and ethnographic field research. Students have the opportunity to work with faculty members with regional expertise in Latin America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and North America and who teach courses on contemporary issues such as globalization, digital technologies, consumerism, sports, gender and sexuality, tourism, and social movements. This minor can complement a wide range of majors throughout the university, providing students with regional expertise and a depth of cultural understanding.
Students minoring in Cultural Anthropology must complete Peoples and Cultures (ANTH 1101), plus any three ANTH electives, at least one of which must be at the 3000 level of above.
|ANTH 1101||Peoples and Cultures||4|
|Complete three ANTH electives, one of which must be at the 3000 level or above.||12|
2.000 GPA required in the minor