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Anthropology Programs

degree_type Title Description
B.A. Anthropology The 3-year BA program will provide students with a foundation in the field of Anthropology and its main subfields.
Hons.B.A. Honours Anthropology The BA Honours program will provide students with a developed understanding of the discipline of Anthropology and its main subfields. Emphasis is placed on critical thinking, communication, and problem solving, all of which are identified by potential employers as key skills needed for successful employment.
Hons.B.A. Combined Honours in Anthropology and Another Subject Students graduate with a double major in Anthropology and another subject.
Minor Minor in Anthropology The minor in Anthropology provides students in other disciplines the opportunity to learn about anthropological research, cross-cultural differences, and provides a broad understanding of the experience of being human.
Minor Interdisciplinary Minor in Archaeology The Interdisciplinary Minor in Archaeology is based on archaeology and archaeology-related courses offered in the School of Geography and Earth Sciences, and in the Departments of Classics and Anthropology.
M.A. Master of Arts in Anthropology The department grants an M.A. in Anthropology in the following areas of specialization: Archaeology, Health, Biological, and Cultural. Students admitted to the M.A. program have the option of doing coursework and then 1) writing a MRP (1-year), or 2) writing a scholarly thesis (2-year) which demonstrates ability to conduct original research.
Ph.D. Doctor of Philosophy in Anthropology Admission to the doctoral program is very competitive and is based on a consideration of demonstrated scholarly excellence, suitability of research interests, availability of appropriate supervision, and availability of openings. Most successful applicants have sufficient background in their area of specialization within anthropology to benefit from advanced training in the field.