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How to Apply/Declare
Current Undergraduate Students: Declare or change your minor by completing an Undergraduate Program Add/Change form
Prospective Undergraduate Students: Apply for admission to UMass Boston by completing an application. Start by reviewing the first-year and transfer application pages for important information about requirements, deadlines, and application status checks. Use the links below to apply:
Introductory Courses (6 Credits)
Take two courses from the list below.
- ANTH 105 - Introduction to Biological Anthropology 3 Credit(s)
- ANTH 106 - Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 3 Credit(s)
- ANTH 107 - Intro To Archaeology 3 Credit(s)
Electives (12 Credits)
Please note: Only one directed study, internship, or cooperative education course may be applied toward this requirement.
Complete 18 credits from six courses – two introductory courses and four electives.
GPA: A minimum GPA of 2.0 from all courses for the minor.
Pass/fail: No courses taken pass/fail may be applied toward the minor.
Residency: At least four courses for the minor must be completed at UMass Boston.
Course level: At least two courses applied toward the minor must be at the 300-level or higher.
Department of Anthropology
McCormack Hall, 4th Floor, Room 0434
anthropology [@] umb.edu
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