Focus in Sociocultural Anthropology

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What is Sociocultural Anthropology?

Sociocultural Anthropology is the study of human individuals and societies, their behaviours and beliefs, and everything about human culture. It is one of the four traditional subfields of Anthropology.

Undergraduate programs

UTM undergraduate students who focus in Sociocultural Anthropology normally enrol in one of the following programs:

  • Specialist Program in Anthropology (Arts) ERSPE1775 
  • Major Program in Anthropology (Arts) ERMAJ1775

Learn more about Anthropology programs at UTM.

Undergraduate courses

Most of our recommended upper-level courses for a focus in Sociocultural Anthropology are Anthropology Social Science (SSc) credits.

Learn more about course selection for Anthropology programs at UTM.

Teaching and Research Specialites

At UTM, our faculty teaching and research specialties in Sociocultural Anthropology include:

  • work, labour, economics, ethics;
  • inter-relations between the environment, religion, and science;
  • media (newspapers, video, film);
  • neoliberalism and globalization.

Regions of interest include:

  • Eastern Africa;
  • Europe;
  • Middle East;
  • South Asia; and
  • Southern Africa.