The Department of Anthropology offers two distinct programs of study. Please see below for more information.



Anthropology is the study of humankind, dealing with the origin, development and nature of humans and their culture. As such, it is concerned with human phenomena in the widest possible terms, both biological and cultural.

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Health Studies

UTSC's Health Studies program promotes an understanding of health across a spectrum of academic perspectives: from the clinical and biological health sciences to social science and humanistic ways of knowing.