Anthropology Minor

Anthropology is a comparative science that examines all societies from different angles to gain a better understanding of humanity’s past, present and future. No matter what major you are pursuing at Truman, you can increase the multicultural dimension of your degree with a minor in anthropology.

When you pursue an anthropology minor, you add to your intellectual foundation and enhance your cultural awareness as you explore the societies of the world. Learn how to ask thoughtful questions and use your critical thinking skills to discover what shapes the world.

Career Preparation That Makes a Difference

Anthropology provides an understanding of the basics of cultural variation that’s useful in a broad range of fields such as medicine, law, counseling, nursing, and nutrition. An increased sensitivity to ethnic and population diversity also facilitates working in an international setting.

Panel Discussion About Race Relations in AmericaPanel Discussion About Race Relations in America

October 16, 2017

The Association of Black Collegians invites you to a panel discussion about race relations in America on Thursday, October 26 at 7 p.m. in Violette Hall 1000.

Alex’s Summer Internship in SpainAlex’s Summer Internship in Spain

October 11, 2017

Over the summer, senior sociology/anthropology major Alex Vietor interned at VeraContent, a multilingual content and translation agency in Madrid, Spain. She did some French-to-English translation, wrote an article for the company’s blog, and worked on other copywriting and editing projects. Alex writes, “I really enjoyed having work experience abroad, getting to know my coworkers, and […]

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