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Major in Archaeology and Biological Anthropology

For students who have been previously enrolled in the Major in Bioarchaeological Anthropology and wish to continue with it and who still require ANTH 3301E should take 3350F and either 3308F/G or 3311F/G.  Previous years modules can be found in the 2016-17 Academic Calendar. If you have questions, please email Laura at anthro-ugrad-office@uwo.ca

Students who are entering this Major must follow the new revised 2017 module.

Revised for 2017:

Admission Requirements:

Completion of first year requirements including Anthropology 1020E OR Anthropology 1025F/G and Anthropology 1026F/G with a mark of at least 60% in each.

Module - 6.0 Courses

a) 1.0 course:

2226A/B    Biological Anthropology
2229F/G    Principles of Archaeology

b) 0.5 course:

2222F/G    Debates in Sociocultural Anthropology
2245F/G    Anthropological Approaches to Language

c) 0.5 course:

2230F/G    Arctic Archaeology
2233F/G    Archaeology of Ontario and the Great Lakes
2234F/G    Andean Prehistory

d) 0.5 course:

3350F      Culture and Society I: Historical Perspectives

e) 0.5 course:

3308F/G    Archaeology: Theory and Practice
3311F/G    Bioarchaeology: Practice and Theory 

f) 2.0 courses:

2235A/B    Individuation in Forensic Science
2236A/B    Human Aging: Bioanthropological Perspectives
2238A/B    Reading Life and Death through the Human Body
2239A/B    Mummies: The Scientific and Cultural Analysis of Human Mummies
2261F/G    Adventures in Pop Culture Archaeology
2263A/B    Bodies: Making, Buying, Living and Dying
2264F/G    Issues in Primate Conservation
2265F/G    Primate Behavior
2269F/G    Special Topics in Environment and Culture
3307A       Field Methods in Archaeology
3308F/G    Archaeology: Theory and Practice
3309F/G    Hunting and Gathering Societies
3310A/B    Zooarchaeology
3311F/G    Bioarchaeology: Practice and Theory
3312F/G    Historical Archaeology – Interpreting the Recent Past
3313F/G    Artifact Analysis
3320         Archaeology Summer Field School
3322         Field Course in Environmental Anthropology
3324A/B    Archaeological Field School - Site Management
3334F/G    Primate and Human Paleontology
3336F/G    Debates in Human Evolution
3338F/G    Skeletal Biology
3340A/B    Biomedical Anthropology and Evolutionary Medicine
3341F/G    Anthropology of Food and Nutrition
3351G       Society and Culture II: Identity, Power and Social Formation
3369F/G    Advanced Special Topics in Environment and Culture
4400E        Anthropological Thought
4420A/B    Introduction to Paleoepidemiology
4429F/G    Principles of Applied Archaeology
4470A/B    Research Practicum in Anthropology

g) 1.0 course from any sub-field in Anthropology at the 2200 level or above.

Students who are planning to do a Masters degree in Anthropology are strongly encouraged to take Anthropology 4400E.