In addition to Faculties of Graduate Studies and Arts requirements, the Department requires:
Master of Arts
a) Normally, 12 units including one of the following, as determined by the student's evaluation committee: Archaeology 615 or 617.
b) 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.
c) One of: Archaeology 625, 627, 631, 633, 635.
d) A season of field work or the equivalent.
Doctor of Philosophy
a) Normally, 18 units in Archaeology.
b) For those without a Master of Arts degree, normally 24 units.
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. Students specializing in laboratory-based topics, like physical anthropology, who started their field work between 2019 and 2021 may substitute one or more field work seasons with the approval of their supervisory committee.
Flexible Grade Option (CG Grade)
The program of Archaeology in the department of Anthropology and Archaeology will not permit the Flexible Grade Option (CG Grade) for any course offered by the Archaeology Program.
Students may not choose the CG grade for a course taken extra to load.
The use of the CG grade will affect students' eligibility for internal awards.