Science for everyone
All registered UTM undergraduate students are eligible to enrol in ANT101H5 Introduction to Biological Anthropology and Archaeology. Even if you do not have a background in sciences, enroling in ANT101H5 can start you on the path to studying anthropology science subfields such as Biological Anthropology, Forensic Anthropology, Archaeology, or the Anthropology of Health, a focus that will be of particular value to students interested in pursuing careers in public health.
"I took ANT101, the Introduction to Biological Anthropology and Archaeology course and I just loved it. Anthropology is such a huge discipline that I never knew existed...You get an understanding of many topics you would cover in the “traditional” physical sciences, just in a unique way that is human-centered and relevant." - Quote from undergraduate student specializing in Anthropology
Discover new ways to see ourselves
ANT101H5 Introduction to Biological Anthropology and Archaeology is a survey of biological anthropology and archaeology. This course is a journey back through time where we will investigate the origins of our species and discover new ways to see ourselves. The material covered is directed to answering the question: What makes us human?
- Virtual Mystery Project opportunity (in Winter term ANT101H5)
- Introduction to cultural heritage management and archaeology
- Introduction to basics of biology and genetics, evolutionary theory
- Introduction to applied anthropology, for example addressing our cultural impact on the environment
- Learn how anthropologists use scientific method to study culture
- Primate and hominin origins, to modern humans and the first civilizations
- Special guest lectures
Please note: the information published in the UTM Academic Calendar takes precedence over information published elsewhere.
Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites. All registered UTM undergraduate students are eligible to enrol in ANT101H5.
Required for progams: ANT101H5 is a required course for all UTM Anthropology programs (Specialist, Major, and Minor).
When is this course offered?
ANT101H5 is usually offered in the Winter and Summer terms. Check the U of T Timetable Builder for offerings.
How to enrol
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