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Master of Arts (M.A.); Anthropology (Thesis) — Environment (48 credits)

Offered by: Anthropology     Degree: Master of Arts

Program Requirements

Thesis Courses (30 credits)

  • ANTH 694 M.A. Thesis Tutorial 1 (6 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Anthropology : Individualized guided research for the Master's thesis.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • ANTH 699 M.A. Thesis (24 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Anthropology : Writing of M.A. thesis.

    Terms: Summer 2013, Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

Required Courses (6 credits)

  • ENVR 610 Foundations of Environmental Policy (3 credits)

    Offered by: McGill School of Environment (School of Environment)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Environment : Analysis of current environmental policies to reveal implicit and explicit assumptions regarding scientific methods, hypothesis testing, subject/object, causality, certainty, deities, health, development, North-South concerns for resources, commons, national sovereignty, equity. Discussion of implications of such assumptions for building future environmental policies.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: Peter Gilbert Brown, Robin Thomas Naylor, Mark Goldberg (Fall) Gordon Hickey (Winter)

    • Restriction: Enrolment in the Graduate Environment Option or enrolment in the Neotropical Environment Option (NEO) or permission of the instructor.
  • ENVR 650 Environmental Seminar 1 (1 credit)

    Offered by: McGill School of Environment (School of Environment)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Environment : Interdisciplinary environmental research seminars with the goals of appreciating both the breadth and interconnectedness of environmental research questions.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Marilyn Scott (Fall)

    • Restriction: Open to students registered in Environment Option.
  • ENVR 651 Environmental Seminar 2 (1 credit)

    Offered by: McGill School of Environment (School of Environment)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Environment : Environmental seminars and workshops focused on critical thinking, critical review of articles, team work, effective public speaking, grantmanship.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Frederic Fabry (Winter)

    • Restriction: Open to students registered in the Environment Option.
  • ENVR 652 Environmental Seminar 3 (1 credit)

    Offered by: McGill School of Environment (School of Environment)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Environment : Final research seminar.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: Marilyn Scott (Fall) Madhav Govind Badami (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: ENVR 650.
    • Restriction: Open to students registered in Environment Option.

Complementary Courses (12 credits)

3 credits from:

  • ENVR 519 Global Environmental Politics (3 credits)

    Offered by: McGill School of Environment (School of Environment)

    Administered by: Faculty of Science

    Overview

    Environment : How the problem of environmental degradation is dealt with at the international level. The scope and nature of global environmental protection issues that cross boundaries, both physical and conceptual. Actors, structures and processes of international society. Consideration of global commons and transnational resources and of environmental externalities.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Jaye Dana Ellis (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: ENVR 201 or ENVR 203 or permission of instructor
    • Restrictions: Open to students in the Environment Graduate Option (available to other students with permission of instructor). (Not open to students who have taken ENVR 580 -- section 001 -- in Winter 2002, Fall 2003, or Fall 2004
    • Note: This course has been offered three times as a Topics in Environment Course
  • ENVR 544 Environmental Measurement and Modelling (3 credits)

    Offered by: McGill School of Environment (School of Environment)

    Administered by: Faculty of Science

    Overview

    Environment : Utility of geographic information systems, remote sensing and spatially-explicit modelling for environmental planning in conjunction with analytical frameworks used in the decision-making process (e.g., cost-benefit analysis, life-cycle analysis and multi-criteria decision making).

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisites: NRSC 430 or GEOG201 or URBP 505 or permission of instructor
    • Restriction: Students registered in Environment Graduate Option (or permission of instructor)
  • ENVR 620 Environment and Health of Species (3 credits)

    Offered by: McGill School of Environment (School of Environment)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Environment : How major environmental problems affect the health of human and non-human species, and how environment and health interact at different spatial and temporal scales and with different components of the ecosystem. Immediate, chronic and evolutionary consequences on health. Uncertainty and causation.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Restriction: Open to students in the Environment Option (available to other students with permission of instructor).
  • ENVR 622 Sustainable Landscapes (3 credits)

    Offered by: McGill School of Environment (School of Environment)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Environment : Tools and knowledge needed to evaluate landscapes for sustainable management. Processes that shape landscapes, consequences of alternate landscape patterns on ecological flows, implications of management choices on biodiversity and sustainability, and need for social innovations.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Restriction: Students registered in Environment Option, or permission of instructor.
    • Note: An understanding of ecological principles is required to take this course. Comparative case studies will be used.
  • ENVR 630 Civilization and Environment (3 credits)

    Offered by: McGill School of Environment (School of Environment)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Environment : Considers ways to reduce the human impact on Earth's life support systems through variables such as population size, wealth, technology, and conduct. Critically describes ethical frameworks for judging personal and policy choices, including post-collapse scenarios.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Peter Gilbert Brown, Mark Goldberg, Nicolas Kosoy (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor
  • ENVR 680 Topics in Environment 4 (3 credits)

    Offered by: McGill School of Environment (School of Environment)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Environment : Seminars and discussion of advanced, interdisciplinary aspects of current problems in environment led by staff and/or special guests.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Restriction: students taking the Neotropical Environment Option.
    • Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor

9 credits from:

  • ANTH 551 Advanced Topics: Archaeological Research (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Anthropology : Examination and discussion of topics of current theoretical or methodological interest in archaeology. Topics will be announced at the beginning of term.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Michael Bisson (Fall)

    • Fall
  • ANTH 555 Advanced Topics in Ethnology (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Anthropology : Examination and discussion of topics of current theoretical or methodological interest in ethnology. Topics will be announced at the beginning of term.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Katherine Lemons (Fall)

    • Winter
    • Restriction: Honours students at the U3 level in the Anthropology Department or with permission of instructor
  • ANTH 602 Theory 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Anthropology : A survey of theories and methods employed in anthropology.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Setrag Manoukian (Fall)

  • ANTH 603 Theory 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Anthropology : A survey of theories and methods employed in anthropology.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Edward Kohn, Katherine Lemons (Winter)

  • ANTH 607D1 Proseminar in Archaeology (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Anthropology : A survey of professional skills in the field of achaeology.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Students must register for both ANTH 607D1 and ANTH 607D2
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both ANTH 607D1 and ANTH 607D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • ANTH 607D2 Proseminar in Archaeology (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Anthropology : See ANTH 607D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Ismael Vaccaro (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: ANTH 607D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both ANTH 607D1 and ANTH 607D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • ANTH 609D1 Proseminar in Anthropology (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Anthropology : A survey of professional skills in the field of archaeology.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Students must register for both ANTH 609D1 and ANTH 609D2
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both ANTH 609D1 and ANTH 609D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
    • ANTH 609D1 and ANTH 609D2 together are equivalent to ANTH 609
  • ANTH 609D2 Proseminar in Anthropology (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Anthropology : See ANTH 609D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Ismael Vaccaro (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: ANTH 609D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both ANTH 609D1 and ANTH 609D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
    • ANTH 609D1 and ANTH 609D2 together are equivalent to ANTH 609
  • ANTH 610 Social Organization (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Anthropology

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • ANTH 611 Research Design (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Anthropology

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • ANTH 614 Economic Anthropology 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Anthropology

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • ANTH 615 Seminar in Medical Anthropology (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Anthropology

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Tobias Rees (Fall)

  • ANTH 616 Political Anthropology 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Anthropology : The study of political systems and political processes.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • ANTH 631 Symbolic Anthropology 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Anthropology : Review of symbolic anthropology.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Kristin Norget (Fall)

  • ANTH 634 Anthropology of Development 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Anthropology : Critical assessment of the institutions, discourses and processes of social change associated with notions of "development", with special emphasis on small communities in the "developing world", and unindustrialized parts of "developed" countries.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: John Galaty (Fall)

  • ANTH 635 Anthropology of Development 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Anthropology : Critical assessment of the institutions, discourses and processes of social change associated with notions of "development", with special emphasis on small communities in the "developing world", and unindustrialized parts of "developedd" countries.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • ANTH 640 Psychological Anthropology 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Anthropology : Overview of the theories and methods of contemporary psychological anthropology.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Margaret Stevenson (Winter)

  • ANTH 648 Structural Anthropology (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Anthropology : Review of structural anthropology.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Colin Hartley Scott (Fall)

  • ANTH 660 Research Methods (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Anthropology : Preparation of the Master's research.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • ANTH 670 Archaeological Theory 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Anthropology : Survey of theories and methods employed in the practive of contemporary archaeology.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • ANTH 671 Archaeological Theory 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Anthropology : Survey of theories and methods employed in the practive of contemporary archaeology.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: James M Savelle (Winter)

  • ANTH 673 Archaeological Field Methods (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Anthropology : The collection, analysis, and interpretation of data recovered in archaeological field work.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • ANTH 680 Tutorial Reading 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Anthropology : Readings on an approved topic under the supervision of a faculty member.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • ANTH 681 Tutorial Reading 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Anthropology : Readings on an approved topic under the supervision of a faculty member.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • ANTH 682 Tutorial Reading 3 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Anthropology : Readings on an approved topic under the supervision of a faculty member.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • ANTH 684 Tutorial Reading 5 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Anthropology : Readings on an approved topic under the supervision of a faculty member.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • ANTH 702 Advanced Anthropological Theory (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Anthropology : A survey of advanced theories in anthropology.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • ANTH 760 Advanced Anthropological Methods (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Anthropology : A survey of advanced methods employed in anthropological research.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • ANTH 770 Advanced Archaeological Theory (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Anthropology : A survey of advanced theories and methods employed in archaeology.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • ANTH 780 Reading and Research 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Anthropology : Supervised readings and research supervised by a member of staff. Topics will be chosen to suit indicidual interests.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: John Galaty (Fall)

  • ANTH 781 Reading and Research 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Anthropology : Supervised readings and research supervised by a member of staff. Topics will be chosen to suit individual interests.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

or another 500-, 600-, or 700-level course recommended by the advisory committee and approved by the Environment Option Committee.

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