In addition to Faculties of Graduate Studies and Arts requirements, the Department requires:
Master of Arts
a) Normally, 12 units (2.0 full-course equivalents) including one of the following, as determined by the student's evaluation committee: Archaeology 615 or 617.
b) One of: Archaeology 615 or 617.
c) Two courses, which may include: Anthropology 605, Archaeology 601, a course in human osteology, or other courses as determined by the student's evaluation committee.
d) One of: Archaeology 625, 627, 631, 633, 635.
e) A season of field work or the equivalent.
Doctor of Philosophy
a) Normally, 18 units (3.0 full-course equivalents) in Archaeology.
b) For those without a Master of Arts degree, normally 24 units (4.0 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.
c) Unless previously satisfied, Archaeology 601 and one of the following: Archaeology 615 or 617.
d) Two of: Archaeology 625, 627, 631, 633, 635.
e) Anthropology 605 or its equivalent.
Other courses will be required as determined by the student's evaluation committee.
f) A research proposal approved by a committee consisting minimally of three members of the student's supervisory committee, and by the Graduate Program Director. This must be submitted within twenty months of entering the program.
g) A reading ability in a foreign language acceptable to the Department. The student's supervisory committee will decide the manner of demonstrating this ability.
Requirements (a) through (g) must be completed before sitting the written and oral components of the candidacy examination.
h) Normally, two seasons of field work. However, students specializing in laboratory-based topics, like physical anthropology, may substitute an approved program of laboratory work for one of the field work seasons.