Undergraduate spring courses 2020

Registration for Spring 2020 begins June 17 and classes start Monday January 6, 2020.

Here is a tentative list of the Anthropology Spring 2020 course offerings.

Labs and tutorials always begin after the first lecture of a class. Check your course spaces for the exact dates.

General information about the calendar includes: academic sessions, calendar changes, course values and hours, course experience survey, limit of the University's responsibility, program planning, privacy and access to information, notification of disclosure of personal information to statistics canada, schedule of classes and the University's right to limit enrollment.

The University / Anthropology Department reserves the right to limit enrolment and to limit the registration in, or to cancel or revise, any of the courses listed. The curricula may also be changed, as deemed advisable by the Senate of the University.

Contact the Anthropology office if you have a question about the course offerings.

100-level

100     

A01 - A02

INTRODUCTION TO ANTHROPOLOGY - LECTURE

Note: You will also need to register in an ANTH 100 tutorial  (ANTH 100 T01-T19).

McGuire, Erin

150 A01

PseudoArchaeology - New Course

Mackie, Quentin

200-level

Code Sec Title Instructor
200 A01

CULTURAL AND SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY - LECTURE

Gauthier, Melissa
200 T01-T04

CULTURAL AND SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY - Tutorial 

240 A01

ARCHAEOLOGY - LECTURE

Note: You will also need to register in a ANTH 240 lab (ANTH 240 B01-05).

Mackie, Quentin
250 A01

BIOLOGICAL ANTHROPOLOGY - LECTURE

Note: You will also need to register in a ANTH 250 lab (ANTH 250 B01-05).

Decrausaz, Sarah-Louise
260 A01 INTRODUCTION TO ANTHROPOLOGICAL RESEARCH Gauthier, Melissa

300-level

Code Sec Title Instructor
303 A01 ANTHROPOLOGY OF SOUND Schine, Jenni
312 A01 INTRO TO MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY Lotay, Anureet
319 A01 RESEARCH METHODS IN ARCHAEOLOGY + BIOLOGICAL ANTHROPOLOGY Lam, Yin
341 A01 PALEOLITHIC ARCHAEOLOGY Beller, Jeremy
351 A01 HUMAN EVOLUTION (plus a mandatory lab section ANTH 351 B01) Decrausaz, Sarah-Louise
357 A01 THE HUMAN ANIMAL - Online Chang, Melanie
360 A01 ZOOARCHAEOLOGY Lam, Yin-Lam
361 A01  Cancelled -ARCHAEOLOGY OF MEDIEVAL EUROPE McGuire, Erin
362 A01 ARCHAEOLOGY OF CHILDREN Nowell, April
366 A01 ANTHROPOLOGY OF REPRODUCTION Mitchell, Lisa
371 A01 ANTHROPOLOGY OF MEXICO Gauthier, Melissa
391 A01 ANTHROPOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES ON THE MIDDLE EAST Unsal, Deniz
392 A01 ARCHAEOLOGY OF ANCIENT CIVILIZATIONS - New Course Von Petzinger, Genevieve
392 A02 GEOSPATIAL ARCHAEOLOGY- New Course Gustas, Robert
393 A01 EXPLORING SENSORY ANTHROPOLOGY - New Course
393 A02 INDIGENOUS PEOPLES, ANTHROPOLOGY, AND THE LAW IN SETTLER SOCIETIES -  New Course Hancock, Robert
393 A03 POLITICS OF FOOD AND HUNGER Matwychuk, Margo
393 A04 APPLIED INDIGENOUS WAYS OF KNOWING - New Course Happynook, Tommy
394 A01 GREAT DEBATES IN HUMAN EVOLUTION - Online  Chang, Melanie

400-level

408 A01 ANTHROPOLOGY AND PHOTOGRAPHY Smith, Trudi
452 A01 FORENSIC HUMAN OSTEOLOGY Donaldson, Ranald
454 A01 APPROACHES TO HUMAN BIOARCHAEOLOGY Kurki, Helen
460 A01 ETHNOGRAPHIC MAPPING AND INDIGENOUS CARTOGRAPHIES Thom, Brian
485 A01 MATERNAL HEALTH IN THE PAST AND TODAY - New Course Decrausaz, Sarah-Louise
499 A01 HONOURS SEMINAR Mitchell, Lisa

Undergraduate advising

 , Cornett B225

  • choosing classes
  • registration help
  • transfer credits
  • pre-requisite overrides
  • advice on  directed studies and your major or minor
  • oversees the operation of and changes to the undergraduate program

Honours adviser:

  • information about the honours program
  • already enrolled in the honours program and have a question

Coop advisor: Helen Kobrc

Get more information about Anthropology Co-op. Drop by to see Helen Kobrc , your Anthropology co-op coordinator in DTB A204 or .

The UVic calendar has general descriptions and prerequisites for Anthropology courses.

Anthropology's course lists have pdfs with the instructor's specific description of their course.

Anthropology Handbook: Describes the programs and opportunities for undergraduates interested in Anthropology.

Please note: The University reserves the right to limit enrolment and to limit the registration in, or to cancel or revise, any of the courses listed. The university reserves the right to cancel courses if enrollment is not sufficient. Preliminary lists of instructors and courses are subject to change. The curricula may also be changed, as deemed advisable by the Senate of the University. General information about the calendar includes: academic sessions, calendar changes, course values and hours, course experience survey, limit of the University's responsibility, program planning, privacy and access to information, notification of disclosure of personal information to statistics Canada, schedule of classes and the University's right to limit enrollment.

You'll find information on our programs and opportunities in the Undergraduate Studies in Anthropology Handbook

Your Undergraduate Studies in Anthropology Handbook introduces many of the possibilities in the department.