Western University AntropologyWestern Social Science

Major in Bioarchaeological Anthropology

Admission Requirements:

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

Module: 6.0 Courses:

a) 0.5 course from:           

2211F/G     Cultures of the Caribbean
2212F/G     Cultures of the Pacific
2214F/G     Cultures of Native North America
2216F/G     Cultures of Latin America
2217F/G     First Nations Traditional Cultures of Canada
2218F/G     Contemporary First Nations Issues in Canada
2219F/G     Cultures of the Middle East

b) 0.5 course from:

2230F/G     Arctic Archaeology
2231F/G     Archaeology of North America
2233F/G     Archaeology of Ontario and the Great Lakes
2234F/G     Andean Prehistory

c) all 2.0 courses:

2226A/B     Biological Anthropology
2229F/G     Principles of Archaeology
3301E        Concepts of Society and Culture

d) 3.0 courses from:          

2235A/B     Individuation in Forensic Science
2236A/B     Human Aging: Bioanthropological Perspectives
2239A/B     Mummies: The Scientific and Cultural Analysis of Human Mummies New!
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
3303          Material Culture
3307A        Field Methods in Archaeology
3308F/G     Debates in Archaeology
3309F/G     Hunting and Gathering Societies
3310A/B     Zooarchaeology
3311F/G     Bioarchaeology Theory & Practice
3312F/G     Historical Archaeology – Interpreting the Recent Past
3320          Archaeology Summer Field School
3322          Field Course in Environmental Anthropology
3334F/G     Primate and Human Paleontology
3336F/G     Topics in Human Evolution
3338F/G     Skeletal Biology
3340A/B     Biomedical Anthropology and Evolutionary Medicine
3341F/G     Anthropology of Food and Nutrition
3342A/B     Bioarchaeological Genetics
4400E        Anthropological Thought
4420A/B     Introduction to Paleoepidemiology
FNS 2910F/G    Contacts: Indigenous and European People

*May substitute one 0.5 course not previously taken from (a) or (b) above.
*Note: Anthropology 4400E is strongly recommended for fourth-year students planning graduate work in Anthropology.