Apr 24, 2018  
University of Alberta Calendar 2016-2017 
    
University of Alberta Calendar 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Anthropology [Arts]


Honors in Anthropology


Admission requirements: See BA Honors .

See BA (Honors)  for Faculty regulations concerning the Honors Program.

The BA with Honors provides broad training in Anthropology and an opportunity to undertake independent work.

Honors in Anthropology requires a minimum of ★48 and a maximum of ★60 in Anthropology (at the junior and senior level), which must include ANTHR 206 , ANTHR 207  (or ANTHE 207 ), ANTHR 208  (or ANTHE 208 ), and ANTHR 209 ; one of ANTHR 415 , ANTHR 481 , or ANTHR 498 ; and ANTHR 499 , which includes the requirement of an Honors research project. The Department recommends that students applying to the Honors research program should have already completed at least two of ANTHR 206 , ANTHR 207 , ANTHR 208 , and ANTHR 209 . A minimum of ★12 must be at the 400-level. Students are encouraged to take ★3 in each of the four anthropological subdisciplines at the 300- or 400-level. The Honors Anthropology program does not have a minor requirement.

All Honors students must consult the Associate Chair (Undergraduate Programs) prior to registering.

Promotion Requirements


Promotion from year to year requires a GPA of at least 3.0 with an average of at least 3.3 in Anthropology courses.

Graduation Requirements


Graduation with Honors in Anthropology requires a graduation average of at least 3.0 with an average of at least 3.3 in Anthropology courses. Graduation with First Class Honors requires a minimum GPA of 3.7 on Anthropology courses beyond the junior level and 3.5 or better on all courses in the final year (last ★30).

Combined Honors in Anthropology


Students may pursue a Combined Honors program in Anthropology and another discipline.

The common requirements in a Combined Honors program are the same as for other Honors programs (refer to BA (Honors) ).

A Combined Honors degree in Anthropology and another discipline requires a minimum of ★36 at the junior and senior levels in Anthropology and a minimum of ★36 in the other discipline. Requirements in Anthropology follow:

Note:


A combined Honors Essay (INT D 520 ) is allowed with permission of the Honors Advisors.

Promotion and Graduation Requirements


In a Combined Honors program, students must meet the promotion and graduation standards of each Department. The requirements in Anthropology are outlined in Honors in Anthropology.

Major and Minor in Anthropology


Degree of BA


See Bachelor of Arts (BA) .

A major in Anthropology offers a broad, holistic approach to the discipline yet allows specialization in one of the sub-areas: archaeology; biological anthropology; social/cultural anthropology; and linguistic anthropology. Courses at the 400-level offer substantial anthropological method and theory content. Students majoring in Anthropology should consult the Department regarding selecting required courses and options. The following are required to complete a major in Anthropology: ANTHR 206 , ANTHR 207  (or ANTHE 207 ), ANTHR 208  (or ANTHE 208 ), ANTHR 209 ; and one of ANTHR 415 , ANTHR 481 , or ANTHR 498 .

A minor in Anthropology requires the following: two of ANTHR 206 , ANTHR 207 , (or ANTHE 207 ), ANTHR 208  (or ANTHE 208 ), or ANTHR 209 ; and ★6 in Anthropology at the 300- or 400-level. Also see Minor .