In addition to Faculties of Graduate Studies and Arts requirements, the Department requires:
Master of Arts
a) Normally, three full-course equivalents including Archaeology 601 and one of the following, as determined by the student's evaluation committee: Archaeology 615 or 617 or a course in human osteology
b) A season of fieldwork or the equivalent
Doctor of Philosophy
a) Normally, four full-course equivalents in Archaeology
b) For those without a Master of Arts degree, normally five full-course equivalents
Note: The number of courses required of each student may vary according to each student's particular needs as determined by the supervisory committee. Unless previously satisfied, Archaeology 601 and two of the following: Archaeology 615 or 617 or a course in human osteology will be required as determined by the student's evaluation committee.
c) Normally, the writing of one research paper of publishable quality, as judged by the supervisory committee
d) A research proposal approved by a committee consisting minimally of three members of his or her supervisory committee, and by the Graduate Director. This must be submitted within twenty months of entering the program.
e) A reading ability in a foreign language acceptable to the Department. The student's supervisory committee will decide the manner of demonstrating this ability.
f) Normally, proficiency in statistics, acceptable to the Department. The student's supervisory committee will decide the manner of demonstrating this ability.
Requirements (a) through (f) must be completed before sitting the written and oral components of the candidacy examination.
g) Normally, two seasons of fieldwork. However, students specializing in laboratory-based topics, like physical anthropology, may substitute an approved program of laboratory work for one of the fieldwork seasons.