Course Selection - What Should I Take?

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Please review the following information to assist you with selecting courses to take for Anthropology programs at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM):

Please note: the information published in the UTM Academic Calendar takes precedence over information published elsewhere.


Selecting first year courses

If you plan to request entry into a Major or Specialist Program in Anthropology (Arts or Science) at the end of your first year of studies at UTM:

As part of your first year course load, enrol in: 

We recommend that you take all three courses in your first year of studies at UTM.

If you plan to enrol in a Minor Program in Anthropology (Arts) at the end of your first year of studies at UTM:

Enrol in:

Please note:

  • ISP100H5 is not required for our Minor Program in Anthropology Arts.
  • We do not offer a Minor Program in Anthropology Science.

How to enrol in first year courses for UTM Anthropology programs 


Selecting courses to take in second, third and fourth year (and beyond) for a UTM Anthropology program

The following may help you with your decisions:

In addition to the recommendations above, students entering third and fourth years and beyond should check the following:

Not all courses are offered every year. Check the Timetable Builder for current offerings.


Stay on track

Make sure to use Degree Explorer to stay on track with your program and degree completion requirements. Degree Explorer is the University of Toronto's degree planning tool. Review your academic history, degree requirements or use the planner to determine how future course choices might meet your requirements.


Equivalent Courses

Check our Undergraduate Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for information on equivalent courses at St. George or Scarborough campuses.


Questions about UTM Anthropology courses?

Visit our Anthropology Undergraduate Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) if your question is about :

  • pre-requisites
  • enrolment issues
  • equivalent courses
  • the ISP100H5 writing course


Request advice regarding UTM Anthropology courses

If you want more information or assistance with planning your Anthropology course selection, you can request an appointment with the UTM Anthropology Academic Advisor & Undergraduate Program Administrator.