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):

 

Selecting courses to take in first year for a Program in Anthropology at UTM

If you plan to request entry into a Specialist or Major 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 ANT101H5, ANT102H5 and ISP100H5.

For students entering the program in 2021-2022 (and beyond): ANT101H5, ANT102H5 and ISP100H5 are required courses.

We recommend that you take all three courses in your first year if you want to pursue an Anthropology Specialist or Major program at UTM.

Note: Entry into our Specialist and Major programs is limited, so please review the detailed program entry requirements in the UTM Academic Calendar.

If you plan to enrol in a Minor Program in Anthropology (Arts) at UTM:

Enrol in ANT101H5 and ANT102H5. ISP100H5 is not required for the Minor Program in Anthropology (Arts) program.

Please note there is no Minor Program in Anthropology (Science) at UTM.

Our faculty explain why you should take a first year anthropology course at UTM!

ANT101H5
Introduction to Biological Anthropology and Archaeology

Credit value: 0.5 credit

Course schedule: View lecture (LEC) and practical (PRA) times on the UTM Timetable. (On the timetable, choose the program area "Anthropology" to view the schedule for ANT101H5.)

Enrol: Enrol in one lecture (LEC) and one practical lab session (PRA) for ANT101H5 when your course enrolment opens on ACORN.

Course description: View the ANT101H5 course description on the UTM Academic Calendar.

Required for: ANT101H5 is a required course for all Anthropology Specialist, Major, and Minor Programs at UTM.

Who can enrol: All registered UTM students are eligible to enrol in ANT101H5. There are no prerequisites to enrol.

 


ANT102H5
Introduction to Sociocultural and Linguistic Anthropology

Credit value: 0.5 credit

Course schedule: View lecture (LEC) and tutorial (TUT) times on the UTM Timetable. (On the timetable, choose the program area "Anthropology" to view the schedule for ANT102H5.)

Enrol: Enrol in one lecture (LEC) and one tutorial (TUT) for ANT102H5 when your course enrolment opens on ACORN.

Course description: View the ANT102H5 course description on the UTM Academic Calendar.

Required for: ANT102H5 is a required course for all Anthropology Specialist, Major, and Minor Programs at UTM.

Who can enrol: All registered UTM students are eligible to enrol in ANT102H5. There are no prerequisites to enrol.

 


ISP100H5
Writing for University and Beyond

Credit value: 0.5 credit

Course schedule: View lecture (LEC) times on the UTM Timetable. (On the timetable, choose the program area "Study of University Pedagogy" to view the schedule for ISP100H5.)

Enrol: Enrol in one lecture (LEC) for ISP100H5 when your course enrolment opens on ACORN. Additional information on enrolment in this course is available on the ISP100H5 page on the Institute for the Study of University Pedagogy (ISUP) website.

Course description: View the ISP100H5 course description on the UTM Academic Calendar.

Required for: The ISP100H5 course requirement applies to students in UTM Anthropology Specialist and Major programs who began their first year of studies at UTM in September 2020 or later. ISP100H5 is required for students entering Anthropology Specialist and Major Programs in 2021-2022 (and beyond). Note: ISP100H5 is not required for the Minor Program in Anthropology (Arts).

About ISP100H5:

  • Stress-free assignments
  • Strategies for success at university and beyond
  • Taught by writing experts

Persuasive and effective writing is indispensable to a student's success at university and beyond. Employers prize the ability to communicate clearly and persuasively. ISP100H5 Writing for University and Beyond will help you to develop your capacity as a clear and persuasive communicator, giving you tools to succeed in our program and beyond!

For more details on this course, visit the ISP100H5 page on the Institute for the Study of University Pedagogy (ISUP) website.

 


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:

Also for third and fourth year (and beyond):

Not all courses are offered every year. Check the UTM timetable 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 new 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 Undergraduate Advisor.