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Undergraduate Calendar 2012|13

Anthropology Concentration

BA Anthropology Concentration

Regulations effective September 1, 2012.

As a graduate of Athabasca University’s anthropology program, you will become familiar with the four fundamental subfields within anthropology (archaeology, biological anthropology, cultural anthropology, and linguistic anthropology), and their strong interrelationships. As well, you will gain a broad understanding of the physical and cultural diversity of people throughout the world, leading you to adopt a comparative and holistic approach to understanding and appreciating humanity, past and present.

Athabasca University has developed program learning outcomes that describe the career options that may be available to you upon graduating.

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Requirements in addition to the general program requirements for the 3-year BA with Concentration:

  1. A minimum of 36 credits in concentration courses including a minimum of 24 senior (300 or 400) level credits.
  2. 18 credits in the following designated Anthropology concentration core courses:
    ANTH 275 Faces of Culture: An Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (3)
    ANTH 277 The Archaeology of Ancient Peoples (3)
    ANTH 278 Human Evolution and Diversity (3)
    ANTH 354 Language and Culture (3)
    ANTH 402

    ANTH 476
    Ethnographic Research Methods

    Archaeology: Principles in Practice
    ANTH 434 History of Anthropological Thought (3)
  3. A minimum of 18 credits in the following designated Anthropology concentration elective courses:
    ANTH All ANTH courses
    SOAN 384 The Family in World Perspective (3)
    SOSC 378 Human Sexualities (3)
















Information effective Sept. 1, 2012 to Aug. 31, 2013.

Updated February 11, 2013