Anthropology Program

Bachelor of Arts — Anthropology


The Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology provides you with a broad, integrated knowledge of the subject. Study the human condition and existence through examinations and interpretations of biological, archaeological, linguistic and cultural variation.

You will learn about human cultural diversity and how to compare your own culture with those that are remote in time and geographic distance. Specifically, you will learn how individuals are subjected to, participate in, and contest the processes of living in various cultures. You will also learn about cultural theories, as well as anthropological research methods including ethnography and archaeology, among others.

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Honours ProgramThe honours program in Anthropology allows you to graduate with both a broad and extensive background in your field and with a strong and in-depth concentration on a specialized area of interest.
Captivating careersThe Anthropology major prepares you for a wide range of careers in cultural resource management, archaeology, international development/affairs, tourism/heritage, healthcare services, and humanitarian efforts and advocacy, among others.

Career possibilities

  • Social policy analyst
  • Forensic analyst
  • International aid and development worker

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The field of Anthropology covers all aspects of human life, across time and space. The goal is a holistic understanding of our varied way of life. You will gain knowledge in areas such as cultural anthropology, biological anthropology, linguistic anthropology and archaeology, and the interconnections among them.

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