Undergraduate study in Anthropology

What can you study in Anthropology?

You can study topics ranging from human evolution and the development of human culture to aspects of modern society.

Our courses include:

  • Analysis of past human behaviour through what we leave behind
  • How humans evolved and continue to respond to changing circumstances
  • Cultures, societies and ways of life
  • Music in cultures and societies

Structuring your major in Anthropology

If you are beginning a BA in 2018

You can take a major in Anthropology as one of your two BA majors (a double major). You will need to pass at least 120 points (eight courses) towards each of your majors, including at least 45 points (three courses) at Stage III.

If you first enrolled in a BA prior to 2018

For a single major you must pass at least 135 points, including at least 60 points above Stage II.

For a double major you must pass at least 120 points in each of two majors, including at least 45 points above Stage II in each major.

For a BA minor you must pass at least 90 points, including at least 60 points above Stage I.

How to choose your courses

You can choose your courses from those listed in the BA schedule for Anthropology. You must also meet any specific requirements indicated in the schedule.

2018 BA schedule for Anthropology

Courses

Explore the undergraduate courses you can take as part of a major in Anthropology:

Scholarships and awards

Help and advice

For help with planning your degree and enrolling in your courses, please contact the Arts Students' Centre.

If you would like to find out more about studying Anthropology, you can contact our Undergraduate Adviser.