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Study what makes us unique as human beings, as well as the qualities and characteristics that unify such diverse groups of people.

The anthropology program at Laurentian University offers a range of essential and specialized courses that complement the expertise of its instructors and the culture and geography of northern Ontario.

The program offers courses organized around the following themes:

  • Environment and Human Ecology

  • Health, Culture and Community

  • Visual and Material Culture

Dr. Micheal Edward Roach Scholarship

Academic Advisor

Dr. Patrick Julig, Coordinator

Telephone: 705.675.1151 x 4220


Administrative assistant:
Pauline Bégin
705.675.1152 x 4108

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Delivery Method: Online

Students have the opportunity to take classes that help them develop valuable relationships with community organizations and experts.  While studying anthropology at Laurentian, students will have the opportunity to engage in a number of intellectual, cultural and social activities and initiatives including, but not limited to:

  • Regional and international field schools

  • Class field trips

  • Academic conferences

  • Applied community projects

  • Anthropology student club

Our program strives to support the educational goals of our students through financial awards and bursaries, travel grants and a student lab.

Given the program's presence within Anishinaabe territory, we are a proud contributor of several courses that integrate Indigenous perspectives and content currently offered within the Faculty of Arts.

For Current Students

The degree options listed below are for the upcoming academic year, not the current academic year. If you are a current student looking for which courses to take in order to complete your degree options from a previous academic year's curriculum, please consult with an academic advisor.

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