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Major in Sociocultural Anthropology

For students who have been previously enrolled in the Major in Sociocultural Anthropology and wish to continue with it and who still require ANTH 3301E should take 3350F and 3351G.  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 module 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 courses:

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

b) 0.5 course:

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

c) 0.5 course:  

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

d) 1.0 course:

3350F     Society and Culture I: Historical Perspectives
3351G     Society and Culture II: Identity, Power and Social Formation
(Note: These two courses make up the former Anthropology 3301E).

e) 2.0 courses:  

2201F/G     Urban Anthropology
2203F/G     Indigenous Peoples, Globalization and the Environment
2220E        Iroquoian Perspectives and Tradition
2223F/G     Doing Fieldwork in Anthropology
2224F/G     Anthropology of Religion
2255E        Feminist Perspectives in Anthropology
2260F/G     “Nature” in the City
2262F/G     The Production and Consumption of Global Commodities
2269F/G     Special Topics in Environment and Culture
2272F/G     Anthropology of Tourism
2280F/G     Economic Anthropology
2281F/G     Anthropology of Development
2282F/G     Anthropology of Migration                     
2283F/G     Refugees and the Displaced
2284F/G     Mobile Phones and the Internet in the Global South
2285F/G     Clothing and Culture: Anthropology of Fashion
2289F/G     Special Topics in Refugee and Migrant Studies
2290F/G     Plagues and Peoples: Cultures of Health and Healing
3305F/G     History, Territory and the Politics of Identity
3321          Field Course in Anthropology
3322          Field Course in Environmental Anthropology
3323A/B     Field Course in Anthropology
3331F/G     Reading Ethnography
3332F/G     Sociocultural Anthropological Perspectives on the Lifecourse
3333F/G     Symbolic Anthropology
3369F/G     Advanced Special Topics in Environment and Culture
3389F/G     Advanced Special Topics in Refugee and Migrant Studies
4400E        Anthropological Thought
4470A/B     Research Practicum inAnthropology

f) 1.0 course from any subfield in Anthropology at the 2200 level or above.

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