Honours Specialization in Anthropology

Updated for 2019-2020

Admission Requirements:

Completion of first-year requirements with no failing grades. Students must have a minimum average of 70% in 3.0 principal courses with a minimum of 60% in each including 1.0 of Anthropology: 1020 (formerly 1020E) OR one of 1021A/B or 1025F/G combined with one of 1022A/B or 1026F/G or 1027A/B. (Note: students interested in linguistic anthropology should take 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
INDIGSTU 2218F/G   Contemporary Indigenous Issues (formerly ANTH 2218F/G)
2219F/G    Cultures of the Middle East
2230F/G    Arctic Archaeology
2233F/G    Archaeology of Ontario and the Great Lakes
2234F/G    Andean Prehistor
Also included the former ANTH/FNS 2217F/G First Nations Traditional Cultures of Canada

(b) 3.0 courses:

2222F/G   Debates in Sociocultural Anthropology (should be taken in second year)
2245F/G   Anthropological Approaches to Language (should be taken in second year)
3350F      Society and Culture I: Historical Perspectives (taken in third year)
3351G     Society and Culture II: Identity, Power and Social Formation (taken in third year)
4400E     Anthropological Thought

*Note: ANTH 3350F and 3351G have replaced 3301E.

(c) 1.0 course:

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

Students interested in Linguistic Anthropology should take LING 2247A/B and 2248A/B. All other students should take ANTH 2226A/B and 2229F/G.

(d)  4.0 anthropology courses 2200 level or above of which a maximum of 1.0 may be from section (a).

Have questions about the module or anthropology courses? We're here to help! Email the Undergraduate Assistant at anthro-ugrad-office@uwo.ca with any questions you have and/or to set up an appointment for a phone call or an in-person visit.