Western University AntropologyWestern Social Science

Minor in Environment and Culture

Admission Requirements:

Completion of first-year requirements including any first-year Arts and Humanities or Social Science 1.0 or 0.5 essay course.

Module - 4.0 Courses:

(a) 2.0 courses from:

Anthropology
2203F/G    Indigenous Peoples, Globalization, and the Environment
2260F/G    "Nature" in the City
2262F/G    The Production and Consumption of Global Commodities
2264F/G    Issues in Primate Conservation
2269F/G    Special Topics in Environment Culture
3266F/G    Anthropology of Space and Place
3322         Field Course in Environmental Anthropology
3369F/G    Advanced Special Topics in Environment Culture

Geography
2156A/B    Animal Geographies
2411F/G    Indigenous Environments
3432A/B    Environmental Hazards and Human Health
3441F/G    Conservation and Development

First Nations Studies
2601F/G    Indigenous Environments

(b)  1.0 course from:

Anthropology
2211F/G    Cultures of the Caibbean
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

Geography
2020A/B    Latin America and the Caribbean: Landscapes of Inequality
2030A/B    Africa South of the Sahara
2040A/B    Geography of East and South-east Asia

(c) 1.0 course from:

Anthropology
2272F/G    Anthrpology of Tourism
2281F/G    Anthropology of Development
3309F/G    Hunting and Gathering Societies

Geography
3442F/G    Geographies of Development
3445F/G    Global Agriculture and Food Systems

History
2211E       Topics in Canadian Environmental History
3407F/G    Themes in European Environmental History: From Antiquity to the Nineteenth Century

Centre for Global Studies (Brescia)
3509F/G    Indigenous Peoples and Global Dispossession

Political Science
2137        The Politics of the Environment

Note: Some courses are offered only in alternate years. Students are advised to consult the Department when planning their module.