Anthropology, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, SFU

Simon Fraser University offers a Bachelor of Arts degree with a Major in Anthropology.

  • Students can also complete an Honours, Joint Honours, Joint Major, Minor, or Extended Minor in Anthropology. There is also a Co-operative Education option.
  • All information concerning applying for the Major can be found on the SFU Department of Sociology and Anthropology website

Useful links:

SFU Calendar 
SFU Department
BC Transfer Guide
Langara Diagnostic Tests

In addition to the SFU general requirements, these are the lower division requirements for this major:

SFU Courses

Credits

Langara Equivalents

Credits

All of:

SA 101

SA 150

SA 201W

SA 255 (Q)

SA 257

 

4

4

4

4

4

All of:

ANTH 1120

SOCI 1120 or 1121

Unavailable

SOCI 2230

Unavailable

 

3

3

0

3

0

One of:

An additional 200 level SA course

 

4

One of:

Consult the BC Transfer Guide

 

 3

Electives

 

Electives1

 

 

 Footnotes

1  The electives should include SFU W/Q/B requirements. 

Note the difference in the number of credits awarded to SFU SA courses (4) vs Langara courses (3). Transfer students must obtain a minimum of 22 lower division core SA transfer credits as per SFU program requirements.

This course planning outline is created by the Langara College Counselling Department and is intended for use only as a guide. It is the students' responsibility to consult original sources to ensure accuracy.

Updated June 2022