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FACULTY OF ARTS

ANTHROPOLOGY PROGRAMS AND REGULATIONS


All students who major in Anthropology will be assisted by a faculty advisor who will help them in planning their academic programs. For this purpose, it is essential that students register with the Department at an early stage of their studies.

GENERAL DEGREE

1. First Courses.

Anthropology 1030 (Introduction to Archaeology and Physical Anthropology) and 1031 (Introduction to Social and Cultural Anthropology) or an equivalent course or courses are required of all students wishing to concentrate in anthropology.

The following courses, cross-listed with the Department of Sociology and identified by the prefix "S/A'', are also taught at the introductory level: 2200, 2210, 2220, 2230, 2240, 2260, 2270, 2280 and 2350. These courses can be taken as first courses or may be taken following a departmental introductory course.

2. Major Options.

The Department of Anthropology offers undergraduate programs concentrating in (a) Social and Cultural Anthropology; (b) Archaeology and Physical Anthropology; and (c) Interdisciplinary Studies in Sociology and Anthropology. Courses are designated as S/C, A/P, or S/A, according to which option they belong.

The student majoring in Anthropology must meet the requirements listed under General Degree Regulations, Regulations for the General Degree of Bachelor of Arts. Under these regulations, 36 credit hours in Anthropology are required. Specific regulations for each option follow:

a) Social/Cultural Anthropology. Students wishing to concentrate in this option must take A/P 1030 and S/C 1031; 6 credit hours in courses at the 2000 level chosen from S/C 2410, S/C 2411, S/C 2412, S/C 2413; 6 credit hours from S/C 4000-level offerings, of which one must be S/C 4410 or S/C 4412; the remaining 18 credit hours are to be chosen from any of the S/C or S/A 3000- or 4000- level offerings. Students should note that the completion of S/C 1031 and one 2000-level S/C course is a prerequisite for all S/C 3000-level courses, and that two S/C courses at the 2000 level or above are prerequisites for all S/C 4000-level courses.

b) Archaeology/Physical Anthropology. Students wishing to concentrate in this option must take A/P 1030 and S/C 1031, Anthropology 2430 and 2480; 12 credit hours in Archaeology or Physical Anthropology courses at the 3000 level; 9 credit hours in Archaeology or Physical Anthropology courses at the 4000 level which must include Anthropology 4182 (History of Archaeology) and 4411 (Theory and Method in Archaeology and Prehistory); 6 additional credit hours in Archaeology and Physical Anthropology courses at the 3000 or 4000 level. Students are encouraged to take appropriate course offerings in Social and Cultural Anthropology. Students should note that Anthropology 2430 is a prerequisite for all 3000- and 4000-level courses in Physical Anthropology and that Anthropology 2480 is a prerequisite for all 3000- and 4000-level Archaeology courses.

c) Interdisciplinary (S/A) option. Students wishing to concentrate in this option must take at least 24 credit hours in S/A courses, plus a minimum of 12 credit hours in courses selected from the offerings of the Anthropology Department or the Sociology Department or both. Specific requirements are detailed under the Sociology/Anthropology Interdepartmental Studies Program.

3. Minor Options.

A Minor in Anthropology may be achieved by completing any one of three sets of courses:

a) Social and Cultural Anthropology. 1030, 1031; 6 credit hours in courses at the 2000 level chosen from 2410, 2411, 2412, 2413; and 12 credit hours chosen from Department offerings at the 3000 level or above, including at least 3 credit hours in a course at the 4000 level.

b) Archaeology and Physical Anthropology. 1030, 1031; 2430 and 2480; 3 credit hours in an Archaeology/Physical Anthropology course at the 4000 level; and 12 credit hours in other Anthropology courses, at least 9 credit hours of which shall be from among Archaeology/Physical Anthropology offerings.

c) Sociology/Anthropology ("S/A'') - See the regulations listed under the Sociology/Anthropology Interdepartmental Studies Program.

NOTE: Students majoring in either Anthropology or Sociology cannot elect to Minor in the S/A Program. Likewise, S/A Majors cannot elect either Anthropology or Sociology as a Minor.

HONOURS DEGREE

1. Admittance: As per existing regulations.

2. Students intending an Honours program are required to complete 60 credit hours following the requirements in (2. Major Options) above, but in addition must include Anthropology 4995-Honours Essay, or 4996-Comprehensive Examination. Students must also meet requirements of General Regulations for Honours Degrees, and regulations for the Honours Degree of Bachelor of Arts.

REGULATIONS FOR JOINT HONOURS, ANTHROPOLOGY AND ANOTHER MAJOR SUBJECT

1. Candidates must fulfil the requirements of the General Regulations for the Honours degree.

2. Candidates must complete:

a) Anthropology 1030 and 1031;
b) Six credit hours in Anthropology courses chosen from 2410, 2411, 2412, 2413, 2430 and 2480;
c) Fifteen credit hours in Anthropology courses at the 3000 level, chosen in consultation with a supervisor;
d) Fifteen credit hours in Anthropology courses at the 4000 level, with a grade of "B'' or better. These must include Anthropology 4410 and one of 4000, 4411 and 4412.


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