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Minor in Anthropology

The minor in Anthropology provides students in other disciplines the opportunity to learn about anthropological research, cross-cultural differences, and provides a broad understanding of the experience of being human.

MinorMinor in Anthropology

The minor in Anthropology provides students in other disciplines the opportunity to learn about anthropological research, cross-cultural differences, and provides a broad understanding of the experience of being human.

The minor in Anthropology provides students in other disciplines the opportunity to learn about anthropological research, cross-cultural differences, and provides a broad understanding of the experience of being human.

Students will:

  • Gain a general knowledge of Anthropology and an understanding of the different methods of inquiry in Anthropology
  • Make connections between anthropology and other related disciplines
  • Develop skills in qualitative and quantitative research in Anthropology

24 units total

6 units from:

  • ANTHROP 1AA3 - Introduction to Anthropology: Sex, Food and Death
  • ANTHROP 1AB3 - Introduction to Anthropology: Race, Religion and Conflict (for students registered prior to 2012, ANTHROP 1A03, 1B03, and 1Z03 can be used)

3 units from: 

  • ANTHROP 2E03 - Introduction to Biological Anthropology
  • ANTHROP 2F03 - Cultural Anthropology
  • ANTHROP 2PA3 - Introduction to Anthropological Archaeology

15 units

  • Levels II, III or IV Anthropology

Completion on Level 1 + 24 units

Undergraduate Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards

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Academic Advising

The Academic Advising office is run through the Office of the Associate Dean. The primary goal of the Advising Office is to provide all Social Sciences undergraduate students with the information and guidance they need to succeed in their academic careers.

Advisors can help you make the right academic decisions by explaining policies and regulations as well as presenting different options and supports available in your studies.

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  • Course requirements, dropping and adding courses
  • Program selection, application and changes
  • Studying abroad
  • Transfer credits
  • Petitions for missed term work, deferred examinations and special consideration
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  • Referral to other campus services

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24 units total

6 units from:

  • ANTHROP 1AA3 - Introduction to Anthropology: Sex, Food and Death
  • ANTHROP 1AB3 - Introduction to Anthropology: Race, Religion and Conflict (for students registered prior to 2012, ANTHROP 1A03, 1B03, and 1Z03 can be used)

3 units from: 

  • ANTHROP 2E03 - Introduction to Biological Anthropology
  • ANTHROP 2F03 - Cultural Anthropology
  • ANTHROP 2PA3 - Introduction to Anthropological Archaeology

15 units

  • Levels II, III or IV Anthropology
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For more information:
Department of Anthropology, Undergraduate Program
CNH-524
905-525-9140 ext.24423
anthdep@mcmaster.ca
Length:
N/A
Required Credential:
Enrollment in a B.A. Honours program in another discipline.
Program Type:
Course based
Program Options:
Full-time, Part-time
Typical Entry:
January, September
Current Deadline:
April