Minor in Social Impact through Applied Research

The undergraduate minor in Social Impact through Applied Research requires 18 semester credit hours. The minor is designed for students seeking to enhance their abilities to translate scholarly research into practical solutions to social problems. It is an ideal complement to majors in business, health care, and STEM.

Required Courses
ANTH 3366Social Impact through Applied Research3
Qualitative Methods/Statistics
Choose 3 hours from the following:3
Introduction to Data Analytics
Business Statistics
Applied Statistics
Qualitative Research Methods
Research Methods in Geography
Engineering Statistics
Elementary Statistics
Statistics in Public Health
Introduction to Statistics
Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences
Applied Data Analysis
Quantitative Research Methods
Qualitative Research Methods
Community Research/Internship
Choose 3 hours from the following: 13
Locally Engaged Research
Internship in Anthropology
Choose 3 hours from the following:3
Public Speaking
Communication and Conflict Management
Public Advocacy and Civic Engagement
Writing for Sustainable Change
Technical Writing
Scientific Writing
Minor Electives
Choose 6 hours from the following:6
Negotiating the Color Line
Cultural Resource Management and Archaeology
Archaeology of the Southwest
Ancient Cultures of the Texas Crossroads
Mexican American Culture
Medical Anthropology
Archaeological Curation and Collections Management
Race and Biological Anthropology
Social Impact: Anthropology of Innovation, Entrepreneurship, & Business
Human Variation and Adaptation
Gender and Sexuality in Cross-cultural Perspective
Anthropology of Peace and Violence
Historical Archaeology
Forensic Anthropology
Diversity and Communication
Rhetoric of Protest Movements
Political Communication
Community and Regional Planning
Political Geography
Race, Class, and the American City
Podcasting History: Making Marginalized Voices Heard
Black Women and Black Protest in America
Ethics and Society
Philosophy, Nonviolence, Sustainability, and Social Change
Biopolitics, Governmentality, and Ungovernability
Introduction to Public and Nonprofit Administration
Political Institutions and Public Service
Public Policy Process
Inclusion and Diversity in Women's Health
PH 4330A
Sociology of Latinos and Immigration
Social Stratification
Social Movements
Diversity and Social Justice in Social Work
Gender, Sex, and Power
Total Hours18

With departmental approval, similar courses from other departments may satisfy this requirement.