Regulations effective September 1, 2020.
As a graduate of Athabasca University’s Anthropology program, you will gain an in-depth appreciation for the four fundamental subfields within Anthropology (archaeology, biological anthropology, cultural anthropology, and linguistic anthropology), and their strong interrelationships. In particular, you will gain familiarity with the sub-disciplines of archaeology, biological anthropology, and cultural anthropology, which make up the current strengths of faculty and course offerings. The objective of the anthropology program is to provide students with a broad understanding of the physical and cultural diversity of people throughout the world, leading to and fostering a comparative and holistic approach to understanding and appreciating humanity, past and present.
Athabasca University has developed program learning outcomes that describe the career options that may be available to you upon graduating.
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For specific degree requirements view each program page.
Students complete the program regulations in effect at the time of their enrolment.
Requirements in addition to the general program requirements for the 4-year BA with Major:
|ANTH 277||The Archaeology of Us: First Humans to First Civilizations|
|ANTH 275||Faces of Culture: An Introduction to Cultural Anthropology||(3)|
|ANTH 278||Human Evolution and Diversity||(3)|
|ANTH 434||The History of Anthropological Thought||(3)|
|ANTH 402||Ethnographic Research Methods||(3)|
|ANTH 476||Archaeological Theory||(3)|
|SOSC 366||Research Methods in the Social Sciences||(3)|
|ANTH 390||Community Based Research Methods||(3)|
|ANTH 354||Language and Culture||(3)|
Information effective Sept. 1, 2020 to Aug. 31, 2021.
Updated April 08 2021 by laurab