The field of anthropology covers all aspects of human life, ancient and modern from cradle to grave. The goal is a holistic understanding of our varied ways of life. You will gain extensive knowledge in cultural anthropology, physical anthropology, linguistic anthropology and archaeology ― and the interconnections among them.
The skills you sharpen ― including critical thinking, research methods, analysis and scientific reasoning ― will be transferable to a variety of careers in countless fields.
Mount Royal anthropology students have exciting opportunities for hands-on experience, including:
Students may also assist faculty in a variety of research activities. Paid research assistantships are available for students who are involved in data cataloguing, data analysis, online database entry, and artifact photography and illustration.
Learn more about international study opportunities.
An honours stream in anthropology is available for qualified students who wish to take their studies to a higher level and prepare for graduate or professional school.
Opportunities for anthropologists are available in many different fields and are expanding globally. You could launch a career in a field such as:
For program planning, course selection and academic advising, visit Academic Advising Services.