3000-Level Courses


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3223F-001  Doing Fieldwork in Sociocultural Anthropology  (Prof Beckett)

This course will explore the methodology of fieldwork in Sociocultural Anthropology. The emphasis will be less on reading about anthropology and more on actually doing what anthropologists do. Assignments will focus on participant observation and include talking with people, observing what they are doing and taking part in their activities.

Credit value: 0.5           3 lecture hours

3243G-001  Applied Linguistics  (Prof Pennesi)

A survey of practical applications of linguistic theory. Topics may include discussion of the relevance of linguistic research to language teaching and learning, communication disorders, language policy development and language revitalization, translation and intercultural communication, media, law, business, communication technologies, and social justice.

Credit value: 0.5          3 lecture hours

3307A-001   Field Methods in Archaeology   (Prof Timmins)

This course takes place at the Museum of Archaeology providing practical training and introduction to field methods and preliminary laboratory techniques of archaeology.

This course will provide you with an excellent introduction to the actual work involved in doing archaeology, so if you are considering full or part-time (summer) work in Cultural Resource Management, or are hoping to participate in an archaeological field course in the future, this is a great course for you!  

Credit value: 0.5      Lecture and lab: Fridays 8:30 am to 2:30 pm.

Prerequisites: ANTH 2229F/G - Principles of Archaeology, and registered in year 3 or 4 in an Anthropology module. Application is closed.

Note: this course will not likely be offered in 2020-2021.    

3308G-001  Archaeology: Theory and Practice  (Prof Ferris)

This course examines contemporary theoretical frameworks in archaeology and explores how they shape and are shaped by current issues, the development of new methods, and archaeological practice around the globe.

Credit value: 0.5          3 lecture hours

3310B-001  Zooarchaeology  (Prof Hodgetts)

An introduction to the range of information about past human groups gleaned from the animal remains. Lectures will cover various topics in zooarchaeological theory and practice. Labs will teach the basics of skeletal identification for fish, birds and mammals, and will provide experience in the identification of fragmentary archaeological remains.

Credit value: 0.5

3325F/G   Readings in Anthropology

Individual reading and research of current interest in Anthropology. Students are responsible for making arrangements with an Anthropology faculty member. An application must be completed with approval from the Instructor and the Chair.

Credit value: 0.5

Prerequisite is registration in third year in any program with approval from the instructor and the Department Chair.

3334F-001  Primate and Human Paleontology  (Prof Colquhoun)

This course will combine general principles of vertebrate paleontology and evolutionary biology to examine the fossil evidence for primate and human evolution. Important events, such as primate and hominid origins will be investigated in detail, emphasizing the cross-disciplinary nature of this field of study.

Credit value: 0.5         3 lecture hours

3338F-001  Human Skeletal Biology   (Prof Waters-Rist)

An exploration of the role that skeletal material plays in providing anthropological information. Emphasis will be placed on the analytical techniques used in osteology and odontology for: measuring biological adaptability in archaeological populations; creating individual biographies; the reconstruction of cultural activities.

Credit value: 0.5          1 lecture hour and 2 lab hours.

This course is cross-listed with graduate students in Anthropology.

3350F-001  Society and Culture I: Historical Perspectives  (Prof Clark)

This course explores where anthropology came from, what influenced its early questions, and how those questions evolved over time, through an examination of some classic anthropological work on society and culture.

This course along with ANTH 3351G has replaced the former ANTH 3301E.

Credit value: 0.5           3 lecture hours

3351G-001  Society and Culture II: Identity, Power and Social Formation  (Prof Clark)

This course examines the various principles through which societies are organized, by examining the construction of social formations and social identities over time in contexts of differential power.

This course along with ANTH 3350F has replaced the former Anthropology 3301E.

Credit value: 0.5            3 lecture hours

3354G-200  Disability and Health in Local and Global Worlds (New!)  (Prof Block)

This course will provide students with a foundation to think critically about occupying health and disability and to use an anthropological lens to provide students with skills to critically evaluate health- occupation- and disability-related experiences both locally and globally.

Credit value: 0.5         Blended: 2 in-class lecture hours, 1 hour online.

This course is open to students in Anthropology and Disability Studies modules.

This course is cross-listed with graduate students in Anthropology.