Major in Sociocultural Anthropology


Admission Requirements:

Completion of first-year requirements including Anthropology 1020 (formerly 1020E) OR one of Anthropology 1021A/B or 1025F/G combined with one of Anthropology 1022A/B or 1026F/G, with a minimum mark of 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   Anthropological Perspectives on Latin America
2219F/G   Cultures of the Middle East
INDIGSTU 2218F/G  Contemporary First Nations Issues in Canada (formerly ANTH/FNS 2218F/G)

Also included: the former ANTH/FNS 2217F/G  First Nations Traditional Cultures of Canada

d) 1.0 course:

3350F   Society and Culture I: Historical Perspectives
3351G   Society and Culture II: Identity, Power and Social Formation

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

e) 2.0 courses:  

2201F/G   Urban Anthropology
2203F/G   Indigenous Peoples, Globalization and the Environment
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
2275A/B   Anthropology of Sex and Gender
2276F/G   The Anthropology of Music
2277F/G   The Anthropology of Distaster
2278F/G   Anthropology of Race, Ethnicity, and Identity
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
3223F/G   Doing Fieldwork in Sociocultural Anthropology
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
3354F/G   Disability and Health in Local and Global Worlds
3355F/G   Zombies in Culture and Historial Perspective
3369F/G   Advanced Special Topics in Environment and Culture
3389F/G   Advanced Special Topics in Refugee and Migrant Studies
4401F/G   Anthropological Thinking and Pracice (the former 4400E)
4409F/G   Anthropology of Ethics and Morality
4470A/B   Research Practicum inAnthropology

* May substitute an additional 0.5 course from ANTH 2211F/G-2219F/G including INDIGSTU 2218F/G.

f) 1.0 course from any subfield in Anthropology at the 2100 level or above.

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