Statue from ancient world in foreground. Background is a wall with images etched into it.

The minor requires 18 hours distributed among at least three departments.

9 hours of credit in core courses are required, distributed across three different departments. A 3-hour internship or practicum course in cultural resource preservation is required of all minors. The remaining 6 hours may be either additional core courses or approved elective courses. Additional elective courses may have been approved since publication of the bulletin. For course descriptions, see the relevant department’s listings in the bulletin and department websites.

Core Courses

3 courses required, spread across 3 departments:

ANT 112: Introduction to Archaeology (3h)
ANT 190: Introduction to Museum Studies (3h)
ART 105: History of World Architecture (3h)
ART 241: Ancient Art and Architecture (3h)
HST 366: Historic Preservation and Conservation (3h)
HST 367: Issues in Public History (3h)
HST 372: Queer Public Histories (3h)
MSC 101: Introduction to the Music of World Cultures (3h)


ANT 305: Museum Anthropology (4h)
ANT 315: Artifact Analysis and Laboratory Methods in Archaeology (4h)
ANT 339: Culture and Nature: Intro to Environmental Anthropology (3h)
ANT 370: Old World Prehistory (3h)
ANT 374: North American Archaeology (3h)
ANT 378: Conservation Archaeology (1.5h)
ANT 381/382: Field Program in Anthropological Archaeology (3h)
ART 203: Islamic Art & Architecture (3h)
ART 204: South Asian Art & Architecture (3h)
ART 206: Art & Empire (3h)
ART 207: Imperial Islamic Architecture (3h)
ART 208: Ottoman Art & Architecture (3h)
ART 240: Ancient American Art & Architecture (3h)
ART 244: Greek Art & Architecture (3h)
ART 245: Art and Architecture of the Roman World (3h)
ART 246: Byzantine Art and Architecture (3h)
ART 250: Medieval Art & Architecture (3h)
ART 259: The History of Photography (3h)
ART 396: Art History Seminar (subject to approval; 3h)
CHP 200: Special Topics (1-3h)
HST 161: History Museums (1.5h)
HST 266: The History of the Slave South (3h)
HST 267: The Making of the Modern South since the Civil War (3h)
HST 271: African American History to 1870 (3h)
HST 272: African American History since 1870 (3h)
HST 302: Plants and Empire: Pleasure and Power (3h)
HST 323: Wives, Writers, and Witches: Women and Gender in Early Modern Europe (3h)
HST 324: Fashion in the Eighteenth Century (3h)
HST 325: English Kings, Queens, and Spectacle (3h)
HST 361: History of Hip Hop (3h)
HST 368: US Environmental History (3h)
HST 370: Topics in North Carolina History (3h)
MSC 105: Performing Arts of Asia (3h)
MSC 106: Performing Arts of Bali (3h)


ANT 391: Internship in Anthropology
ART 293: Practicum (must be declared Art major)
CHP 300: Internship
HST 395: Internship in History
MUS 279: Internship in Music