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Social and Cultural Anthropology

The study of the way of life of contemporary and historically recent human populations.

 

Recommended Courses

For an Anthropology Major/Minor with a focus on social/cultural anthropology, students are advised to choose from the following ANTH course offerings:

  • 1100: Social & Cultural Anthropology
  • 2100: Methods and Ethics in Anthropology
  • 2120: Cross-Cultural Women's and Gender Studies
  • 2133: Religion, Magic, and Witchcraft
  • 2140: Indigenous Peoples in BC
  • 2142: Indigenous Peoples in Canada
  • 2160: Culture and the Environment
  • 2163: Culture, Health and Well-Being
  • 2190: Non-Governmental Organizations in Context
  • 2310: Archaeology of Death
  • 3100: Anthropological Theory
  • 3150: Ethnographic Field Studies
  • 3160: Environmental Activism
  • 3168: Deviance Across Cultures
  • 3188: Visual Anthropology
  • 3190: Non-Governmental Organizations in Practice
  • 3501: Special Topics in Cultural Anthropology
  • 3510: Anthropology of Genocide
  • 4101: Contemporary Readings in Anthropology
  • 4500: Culture, Community, & Well-Being
  • 4501: Selected Problems in Anthropology
  • 4502: Regional Focus in Anthropology

 

Potential Careers

Entry (Undergraduate) Level Examples:

  • Analyst
  • Caseworker
  • Community Development Specialist
  • Community Service Administrator
  • Curatorial Assistant
  • Ecotourism Director
  • Employment Recruiter
  • Friend of the Court Caseworker
  • Immigration Inspector
  • Information Officer
  • Legislative Aide
  • Management Trainee
  • Marketing Researcher
  • Multicultural Program Leader
  • Museum Technician
  • National/State Park Interpreter
  • Peace Corps Volunteer
  • Program Coordinator/Assistant
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Research Associate
  • Social Worker
  • Teacher/Trainer
  • Translator
  • Travel Agent/Guide/Consultant
  • Writer, Editor

 

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