Office of the Registrar
Faculty of Arts (2015/2016)
11.2 Anthropology

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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 declare their major at an early stage of their studies.

Anthropology course descriptions are found at the end of the Faculty of Arts section under Course Descriptions, Anthropology and are designated by ANTH.

11.2.1 Bachelor of Arts Degree Requirements

The Bachelor of Arts requires the successful completion of a minimum of 120 credit hours. A student must meet the requirements for a departmental Major, Minor, or Honours program and also meet the Program Regulations – General and Honours Degrees for the Faculty of Arts. A student is therefore advised to consult with the Admission to the Bachelor of Arts General Degree Programs regulations, the Program Regulations - General and Honours Degrees which also includes the Bachelor of Arts General Degree Components, The Major Program, and The Minor Program regulations. Information regarding honours programs is available at Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree Regulations as well as under each department’s regulations.

A student is strongly encouraged to consult with an academic advisor to discuss available programs and requirements in the Faculty of Arts including the Core Requirements, The Major Program, The Minor Program, and the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree Regulations. A student is advised to declare a program of study, including a Major and a Minor, before completing the first 45 credit hours of study. Information about declaring a Major and Minor in the Faculty of Arts and a list of advisors is available at www.mun.ca/arts/programs/undergraduate/ideclare.php.

11.2.2 General Degree
11.2.2.1 Major

The student majoring in Anthropology must meet the requirements listed under Program Regulations - General and Honours Degrees. A minimum of 39 credit hours in Anthropology is required including:

  1. Anthropology 1031;

  2. 9 credit hours at the 2000-level chosen from any of the Anthropology courses between 2410 and 2416;

  3. Anthropology 3300 and 3410;

  4. 9 credit hours from Anthropology offerings at the 4000-level, of which one must be Anthropology 4412; and

  5. the remaining 12 credit hours are to be chosen from any of the Anthropology 3000-or 4000-level offerings.

11.2.2.2 Minor

A minor in Anthropology requires the completion of 24 credit hours including:

  1. Anthropology 1031;

  2. 6 credit hours at the 2000 level chosen from any of the Anthropology courses between 2410 and 2416;

  3. Anthropology 3410;

  4. 6 credit hours from the 4000 level including Anthropology 4412; and

  5. 6 credit hours chosen from Anthropology offerings at the 3000 level or above

11.2.3 Honours Degree
  1. Admission: see Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree Regulations.

  2. Students intending an Honours program are required to complete 60 credit hours in Anthropology following the requirements in Major above, but in addition must include either Anthropology 4994 and 4995, or 4996. Thirty-six of the 60 credit hours must be at the 3000 or 4000 level. Students must also meet the requirements of the Program Regulations - General and Honours Degrees.

11.2.4 Regulations for Joint Honours, Anthropology and Another Major Subject
  1. Students must fulfil the requirements of the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree Regulations.

  2. Students must complete 42 credit hours in Anthropology courses and include the following:

    1. Anthropology 1031;

    2. 9 credit hours at the 2000 level chosen from any of the Anthropology courses between 2410 and 2416;

    3. Anthropology 3300 and 3410;

    4. 9 credit hours in Anthropology courses at the 4000 level including Anthropology 4412; and

    5. 15 credit hours to be chosen from any of the 3000 or 4000 level Anthropology offerings.