Western University AntropologyWestern Social Science

Honors Specialization in Anthropology

Admission Requirements:

Completion of first-year requirements with no failed courses. A minumum average of 70% is required in 3.0 principal courses with no mark below 60% including Anthro 1020 or Anthro 1020E, or Anthro 1025F/G and either Anthro 1026F/G or Anthro 1027A/B.

Module – 9.0 courses

a) 1.0 course, at least 0.5 must be from 2211F/G-2219F/G:

2211F/G    Cultures of the Caribbean
2212F/G    Cultures of the Pacific
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
2230F/G    Arctic Archaeology
2233F/G    Archaeology of Ontario and the Great Lakes
2234F/G    Andean Prehistory

b) 3.0 courses:

2222F/G    Debates in Sociocultural Anthropology
2245F/G    Anthropological Approaches to Language
3350F       Society and Culture I: Historical Perspectives
3351G      Society and Culture II: Identity, Power and Social Formation
4400E       Anthropological Thought

(Note: 3350F and 3351G make up the former Anthropology 3301E)

c) 1.0 course:

2226A/B   Biological Anthropology
  and
2229F/G   Principles of Archaeology
             OR
Linguistics 2247A/B   Phonological Analysis (the former ANTH 2247A/B)
     and
Linguistics 2248A/B   Syntactic Analysis (the former ANTH 2248A/B)

d) 4.0 additional anthropology courses at the 2200 level or above, of which a maximum of 1.0 can be from section (a).