Specialization in Anthropology


Admission Requirements:

Completion of first-year requirements including a minimum of 60% in 1.0 of anthropology: Anth 1020 (formerly Anth 1020E) OR either Anth 1021A/B or Anth 1025F/G combined with one of Anth 1022A/B, Anth 1026F/G or Anth 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 First Nations Issues in Canada (formerly ANTH/FNS 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 Prehistory

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 (taken in fourth year)
Note: ANTH 3350F and 3351G replaced 3301E in 2017/18.

(c) 1.0 course:

2226A/B   Biological Anthropology (should be taken in second or third year)
2229F/G   Principles of Archaeology (should be taken in second or third year)
LING 2247A/B   Phonological Analysis (formerly ANTH 2247A/B)
LING 2248A/B   Syntactic Analysis (formerly ANTH 2248A/B)

Students interested in taking 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 your 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.