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The Bachelor of Arts (BA) is a well-established, foundational degree and requires the requirements listed below alongside general graduation requirements.
Note: The prerequisite for a given course may have a prerequisite itself. It is important to keep this in mind when planning your academic career.
Students are required to have completed at least thirty-six (36) credit hours in Anthropology. These must include:
The program of study for majors will be discussed with the student’s departmental advisor who will be assigned at the time the major is declared.
The requirement for the ninety (90) credit hour B.A., students are required to have completed at least twenty-four (24) credit hours in Anthropology.
To obtain an Honours in Anthropology, a student must first be admitted to the honours program and then graduate from the honours program.
To be admitted to the program, a student must:
To graduate from the program, a student must satisfy pertinent Faculty of Arts requirements and complete the equivalent of sixty (60) credit hours in Anthropology including the following obligatory core:
To graduate from the program, students must also receive minimum grades of B (3.0) in Honours Thesis Research (ANTH 4501) and Honours Thesis Writing (ANTH 4502).
Students are required to have completed at least twenty-four (24) credit hours in Anthropology.
With the approval of the Chairperson of the Department, the following courses may be used to satisfy requirements for Anthropology courses at the 2000 level or above: ANTH 3826-3849, 3876-3899, 4826-4849, 4850-4875, and 4876-4899.
The Department offers a prize for excellence in anthropological writing to major or honours students. The prize is named in honor of Prince John Loewenstein, the founder of the Department, and consists of a cash award and certificate of merit. Details for submission of essays may be obtained from the Chairperson of the Department.
The course used to satisfy the anthropological methods requirement cannot at the same time be used to satisfy the archaeological, biological, socio-cultural, or linguistic anthropology requirement.
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