Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology

Kwantlen Polytechnique University(KPU)
Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Full-time, Part-time
Duration
4 years
Intakes
January May September
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Entry Requirements

General entry requirements:

  • Satisfy the appropriate undergraduate,vocational,or university preparetory-level English proficiency requirement
  • Qualify under one of Kwantlen's admission categories
  • Satisfy specific program admission requirements

Year One Admission:

  • Grade of 'C' in either Principles of Math 11 (or equivalent) or Applications of Math 12 (or equivalent).

Year Three Admission:

  • 60 credits with a cumulative GPA of 2.00 (including all 1100- and 2000-level major/minor program requirements).
  • Grade of 'C' in all required 1000-and 2000-level courses, including the English writing requirement (ENGL 1100 and one of either ENGL 1202 or 1204, or equivalent).
  • Two Quantitative courses.
  • 12 credits of breadth courses
  • Grade of 'C' in either Principles of Math 11 (or equivalent) or Applications of Math 12 (or equivalent).
  • Second language at the Grade 11 level or 6 credits of post-secondary language courses in the same language.

Curriculum

Anthropology Major

1000 Level

Students are required to complete the following courses:

  • Social & Cultural Anthropology
  • Biological Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Forensic Anthropology

2000 Level

Students are required to complete 3 credits of the following methods courses:

Method and Ethics in Anthropology

  • Forensic Methods & Analysis
  • Archaeological Methods
  • Cross-Cultural Women's and Gender Studies
  • Religion, Magic and Witchcraft
  • First Nations Cultures of B.C.
  • First Nations Cultures of Canada
  • Culture and Environment
  • Culture, Health and Healing
  • Non-Governmental Organizations in Context
  • Archaeology of Death
  • Archaeology of the Old World
  • Archaeology of the Americas

3000 Level

Students are required to complete 3 credits of the following theory courses:

  • Anthropological Theory
  • Archaeological Theory
  • Sikh Culture, Religion and Society
  • Deviance Across Cultures
  • Visual Anthropology
  • Non-Governmental Organizations in Practice
  • Human Osteology
  • A Survey of the Primates
  • Archaeological Methods for Cultural Resource Management
  • East Asian Archaeology
  • British Columbia Archaeology
  • Archaeology Field Studies
  • Directed Readings in Anthropology
  • Special Topics in Cultural Anthropology
  • Special Topics in Biological Anthropology
  • Special Topics in Archaeology
  • Anthropology of Genocide

4000 Level

Students are required to complete a minimum of 9 credits of Anthropology at the 4000 level:

  • Contemporary Readings in Anthropology
  • Culture, Community, and Well-Being
  • Selected Problems in Anthropology
  • Regional Focus in Anthropology
  • Applied Research in Anthropology

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