Forensic Anthropology (Minor)

This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2022–Spring 2023 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Minor in Forensic Anthropology
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences (AS)
Department: Anthropology 
Academic Plan Code(s): FORSMINOR

Program Requirements

ANTH 202Biological Anthropology 3-4
or ANTH 207 Principles of Biological Anthropology
ANTH 204Archaeology 3-4
or ANTH 206 Principles of Archaeology
ANTH 327The Human Skeleton3
ANTH 410Skeletal Forensics3
CHEM 201General Chemistry I 3
or BIOL 260 Human Anatomy & Physiology I
Select two of the following courses: 6
Anthropology of Infectious Disease
Field Methods in Archaeology
Cooperative Internship in Anthropology
Methods in Biological Anthropology 1
Methods in Skeletal Forensics 1
Profiling Violent Crimes
Forensic Psychology
Minimum Total Hours21-23

At least three (3) semester hours of the requirements for a minor must be successfully completed while enrolled in the University of Louisville. 


Meets the A&S upper-level requirement in written communication (WR)