Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science

Archaeology

Program of Study

Credit Points

Prescribed Units for this Minor, Major or Extended Major
Complete the following unit:
6 cps
Unit Code Unit Title Unit cps  
ARPA104 Archaeology: Principles and Practices 6  
And
Minor or Major - complete 6 credit points from the following units:
Extended Major - complete 6 to 12 credit points from the following units:

6 cps or
6-12 cps
ARPA100 Great Excavations: Key Discoveries in Archaeology 6  
ARPA107 Bones and Stones: Archaeology and Human Evolution 6  
And
Minor - complete 6 to 12 credit points from the following units:
Major or Extended Major - complete the following units:

6-12 cps or
18 cps
ARPA300 Debates in Archaeology 6  
ARPA343 Archaeological Field Methods 6  
ARPA356 Archaeology in the Laboratory 6  
Listed Units for this Minor, Major or Extended Major
Minor - complete 0 to 6 credit points from the following units:
Major - complet 12 to 18 credit points from the following units:
Extended Major - complete 36 to 42 credit points from the following units:

0-6 cps or
12-18 cps or
36-42 cps
ANCH315 The Shadow of Vesuvius: Pompeii and Herculaneum 6  
ARPA301 Maritime Archaeology 6  
ARPA302 Aboriginal Archaeology 6  
ARPA306 Archaeologies of the Modern World 6  
ARPA307 Experimental Archaeology 6  
ARPA309 Zooarchaeology 6  
ARPA310 From Bread to Wine: The Archaeology of Food 6  
ARPA311 First Farmers: Understanding the Neolithic Revolution in the Ancient Near East 6  
ARPA312 Hot Stuff: Exploring Ancient Pyrotechnologies though Archaeology and Experiment 6  
ARPA352 Public Archaeology and Management 6  
ARPA359 Advanced Analytic and Interpretative Methods 6  
ARPA370 Forensic Archaeology 6  
ARPA384 Stone Tools: Analysis and Interpretation 6  
NR331 Remote Sensing and Surveying 6  
With permission of the Head of School, candidates may complete the following unit towards this Major or Extended Major: 0 or 6 cps
HUMS301 Special Option 6  
Course Requirements 24 or 48 or 72 cps
If candidates have completed a Minor - a further 72 credit points comprising 12 credit points of Core Units; a Major of 48-60 credit points; and Elective Units of 0-12 credit points.
If candidates have completed a Major - a further 48 credit points comprising 12 credit points of Core Units; a Minor of 24 credit points; and Elective Units of 12 credit points.
If candidates have completed an Extended Major - a further 24 credit points comprising 12 credit points of Core Units; and Elective Units of 12 credit points.
Elective Units can be selected from any unit offered by the University subject to candidates meeting overall course requirements and prerequisite and timetabling requirements for individual units.
 
Total 96 cps
Note for students contemplating studying Honours in Archaeology:
The entry requirements for the Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Archaeology is a GPA of 5.0 (Credit) in all units completed in the Bachelor of Arts component. In addition, a candidate for Archaeology honours in the Bachelor of Arts with Honours degree shall have passed 60 credit points in Archaeology, including 18 credit points at Distinction level or better in 300-level units, including ARPA300.

Back to Program of Study - Overview