In addition to Faculties of Graduate Studies and Arts requirements, the Department requires:
Master of Arts
a) Normally, two 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) A season of fieldwork or the equivalent.
Doctor of Philosophy
a) Normally, three full-course equivalents in Archaeology.
b) For those without a Master of Arts degree, normally four 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;
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 his or her 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 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.