Anthropology and Communication

Anthropology and communication overlap in many areas: nature, production, commodification, and politics of culture; communicative processes and social identity, class, gender, etc. This joint major is for those who share these interests.

OVERVIEW

The Anthropology and Communication program is a joint major between the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and the Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology.

Degree: Bachelor of Arts

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION >

Detailed admission requirements

For students applying directly from BC high school Grade 12. For other areas and other categories of admission, please see admission requirements.

Anthropology

How to apply

Before applying, you might want to review this help video. Then either:

  • Go to https://apply.educationplannerbc.ca/sfu.jsp
  • In section 4, Applying to SFU:
    • select from the drop-down list of faculties: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
    • select from the drop-down list of programs: BA Anthropology or (for Fall term only) BA Anthropology via FASS One Surrey

or

  • Go to https://apply.educationplannerbc.ca/sfu.jsp
  • In section 4, Applying to SFU:
    • select from the drop-down list of faculties: Faculty of Communication, Art and Technology
    • select from the drop-down list of programs: BA Communication

After you have been admitted, speak to an advisor about the joint major option.

How to apply

There are different ways that you can apply into this program. To learn the best route for you, please contact: holly_zonneveld@sfu.ca.

Career possibilities

The world is changing rapidly and you have no way of knowing the full range of career opportunities available to you in the future. Graduates of this program may end up in a range of occupations, including these:

  • Aboriginal Relations Officer
  • Archive Assistant
  • Community Development Officer
  • Cultural Analyst
  • Ethnographer Assistant
  • Exhibit Assistant
  • Foreign Service Officer
  • Human Rights Officer
  • Labour Relations Researcher
  • Multiculturalism Educator
  • Museum Technician
  • Program Coordinator
  • Project Officer
  • Public Policy Analyst
  • Rural Development Officer
  • Social Survey Researcher
  • Travel Writer
  • Web Market Researcher

Not sure where to start? Career Services can help you explore your options and create possibilities.