University of Maine at Farmington 2021-2022 Catalog

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Students may choose a minor field of study, commonly called a minor, along with their major. A minor usually consists of 20 credits of study. Minors are optional, but many students find that a minor is helpful in providing greater career opportunities after graduation. The requirements for the various minors are listed within individual majors as well as in this section.
Following are the requirements for official University of Maine at Farmington minors. Contact the chairperson of the department offering the minor for an application.
*Starred courses have pre-requisites not included in the minor requirements.


Students must earn a C or higher in all courses to complete the minor.
Students may take a maximum of eight credit hours in elective courses as pass/fail; all other courses must receive a letter grade. A minimum of one third of the required credits must be earned at UMF for a minor to be awarded.
Required Courses:
ANT 101S Introduction to Cultural Anthropology 4
ANT 103S Human Origins and Cultural Development 4

Elective Courses                                                                           12

Total credits for the Minor: 20

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