Honors Specialization in Anthropology


Admission Requirements:

Completion of 5.0 first-year course requirements with no failed courses. A minumum average of 70% is required in 3.0 principal courses with a mark of at least 60% in each including either Anthropology 1025F/G and one of 1026F/G or 1027A/B; or Anthropology 1020 (or the former 1020E).

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
FNS 2217F/G   First Nations Traditional Cultures of Canada (or the former ANTH 2217F/G)
FNS 2218F/G   Contemporary First Nations Issues in Canada (or the former 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 Prehistory

(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
3351G     Society and Culture II: Identity, Power and Social Formation
4400E     Anthropological Thought

*Note 1: ANTH 3350F and 3351G have replaced 3301E.
*Note 2: ANTH 3350F and 3351G must be taken in Year 3, thus prior to taking 4400E.

(c) 1.0 course:

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

(d)  4.0 additional anthropology courses at the 2200 level or above, of which a maximum of 1.0 can be from 2211F/G-2219F/G.

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