American society is becoming increasingly multicultural. Cultural anthropology explores the nature of culture in different settings and historical time periods. You will examine human behavior throughout the world, discovering how people in distinct cultural contexts live together, creating and interpreting experiences.


  • The cultural anthropology minor allows you to compare perspectives on culture throughout history and in different contexts. You will learn to recognize what separates and unites people within nations and around the world.

Career opportunities

A cultural anthropology minor is beneficial to anyone wanting to understand their own and other cultures more deeply. If you plan to major in fields such as liberal studies, international business, social work, Christian ministry and missions, you will find a cultural anthropology minor highly valuable.