Study Anthropology at UTM

What is Anthropology?

Anthropology is the study of humankind from its beginnings to the present day.  

Many disciplines concern themselves with the human, but only anthropology seeks to understand the whole panorama of human existence - in geographic space and evolutionary time - through comparative and holistic study.

anthropology is everything that is human

You can combine our courses in many different ways to complete a program for an Honours Bachelor of Arts (HBA) or Honours Bachelor of Science (HBSc) degree.

Learn about our Arts and Science programs

Anthropology Arts undergraduate programs at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM)

Anthropology Science undergraduate programs at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM)


Subfields of Anthropology at UTM

Studying Generalist Anthropology as part of your undergraduate Anthropology program at UTM will give you a broad grounding in the various subfields of Anthropology for maximum career flexibility.

If you wish to prepare for graduate studies or a specific career path while completing your program, you may choose your courses to focus in a specific subfield. At UTM we offer courses in all four traditional subfields of Anthropology:

We also have strengths in:

Generalist Anthropology Archaeology Biological Anthropology Forensic Anthropology Anthropology of Health Linguistic Anthropology Sociocultural Anthropology Graduate Studies


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