Are you curious about human societies and how they’ve evolved over time? This is the program for you. Anthropology is the study of humankind, from the earliest peoples to our contemporary digital society. Learn about different peoples, languages, and cultures from around the world and across time as you study the four principal fields of the discipline – archaeological, biological, cultural, and linguistic anthropology. Here in close-knit classes, you’ll explore the extraordinary variability in human adaptation, organization and belief systems, and discover the common circumstances that unite us.
Fast-track your education, by earning your M.A. or M.Sc. in Anthropology in only 12-16 months after graduating from your honours B.A. or B.Sc.
- B.A. (Honours)
- B.Sc. (Honours)
- Durham GTA
- Get your hands dirty on a global scale through our archaeological field schools in Belize, Greece, or right here on campus in Ontario
- Explore the evolution of human beings as both physical and social creatures, from the first tool-makers to the modern global population
- Learn how to communicate more effectively by understanding other people’s perspectives and priorities
- Study different cultures firsthand through a year abroad program in virtually any country – Ghana, Thailand, France... the choice is yours
"I've fallen in love with archeology, and I got to go to field school in Belize. I found that I could do things that I didn't know I could."
Environmental Impact Analyst
Natural and applied science policy researchers, consultants and program officers conduct research, prepare reports, provide consultation and advice and administer programs in a variety of areas related to the natural and applied sciences. They are employed by federal, provincial and municipal governments, computer and office furniture manufacturers, educational institutions, research organizations, consulting firms, environmental and conservation organizations, or they may be self-employed.
- Cultural and Heritage Consultant
- Foreign Services Officer
- Environmental Impact Assessor
- Forensic Anthropologist
- Immigration and Human Rights Lawyer
- Public Health Officer
- Museum Curator
- Lithics and Bone
- Archaeological Science: Ancient Biomolecules
- Contemporary Legends
- Culture and Food
- Ethnography and Culture
- Forensic Anthropology
- General Anthropology
- Plagues and Peoples
- Culture and Morality
- Theories of Society and Culture
- Virtual Worlds
Ontario Secondary School Requirements:
- Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)
- A minimum of six Grade 12 4U or 4M courses, including program specific prerequisites
- A minimum 70% overall final average
- ENG 4U with a minimum of 60%
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