Master of Arts (M.A.) Anthropology (Non-Thesis) (45 credits)

Offered by: Anthropology     Degree: Master of Arts

Program Requirements

The MA in Anthropology; Non-Thesis provides an intensive, course-based training in the fundamentals of anthropological theory and methodology over three semesters. The program is designed as a rigorous and comprehensive preparation for subsequent specialization in sociocultural anthropology, archaeology, or medical anthropology at the PhD level.

Required Courses (30 credits)

  • 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 2023

    Instructors: Galaty, John (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 2024

    Instructors: Hyde, Sandra (Winter)

  • ANTH 609 Proseminar in Anthropology (6 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

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

    Terms: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

    Instructors: Collu, Samuele (Fall) Johansen, Peter (Winter)

  • ANTH 690 Research Paper 1 (6 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Anthropology : Production of a research paper that will explore a clearly defined problem, show familiarity with the most important work previously done in the field, and demonstrate the ability to carry out research, organize results and present them. The paper must demonstrate the candidate's ability to do independent work at the graduate level in a particular field of anthropology. It is devoted to research design and bibliographical research.

    Terms: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2023-2024 academic year.

  • ANTH 691 Research Paper 2 (6 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Anthropology : Production of a research paper that will explore a clearly defined problem, show familiarity with the most important work previously done in the field, and demonstrate the ability to carry out research, organize results and present them. The paper must demonstrate the candidate's ability to do independent work at the graduate level in a particular field of anthropology. It is devoted to research implementation and analysis.

    Terms: Fall 2023, Winter 2024

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2023-2024 academic year.

  • ANTH 692 Research Paper 3 (6 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Anthropology : Production of a research paper that will explore a clearly defined problem, show familiarity with the most important work previously done in the field, and demonstrate the ability to carry out research, organize results and present them. The paper must demonstrate the candidate's ability to do independent work at the graduate level in a particular field of anthropology. It is devoted to the actual drafting of the paper.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2023-2024 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2023-2024 academic year.

Complementary Courses (15 credits)

15 credits to be chosen from among 500-level or above departmental course offerings and to be determined by the student's area of study.

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