Bachelor of Science

Archaeology

Program of Study Credit Points
Core Units for this Major
Complete 12 credit points from the following units:
12 cps
Unit Code Unit Title Unit cps  
MTHS110
or
MTHS120
Quantitative Skills with Applications
or
Calculus and Linear Algebra 1
6  
STAT100 Introduction to Statistical Modelling 6  
And complete the following units: 30 cps
ARPA104 Archaeology: Principles and Practices 6  
CHEM110 Chemistry I 6  
CHEM120 Chemistry II 6  
GEOL110 Our Blue Planet 6  
GEOL120 Dynamic Earth 6  
And complete 6 credit points from the following units: 6 cps
ARPA100 Great Excavations: Key Discoveries in Archaeology 6  
ARPA107 Bones and Stones: Archaeology and Human Evolution 6  
#Prescribed Units for this Major
Complete the following units:
24 cps
ARPA300 Debates in Archaeology 6  
ARPA343 Archaeology in the Field 6  
ARPA356 Archaeology in the Laboratory 6  
NR331 Remote Sensing and Surveying 6  
And complete 18 credit points from the following units: 18 cps
ARPA301 Maritime Archaeology 6  
ARPA302 Aboriginal Archaeology 6  
ARPA306 Archaeologies of the Modern World 6  
ARPA307 Experimental Archaeology 6  
ARPA309 Zooarchaeology 6  
ARPA370 Forensic Archaeology 6  
ARPA384 Stone Tools: Analysis and Interpretation 6  
#Students undertaking a second major must be aware that a unit common to both majors at 200/300-level counts towards one major only. In these circumstances students are to select a Listed Unit from the relevant Major.  
Course Requirements 54 cps

To achieve an overall total of 144 credit points candidates must complete a further 54 credit points by either:
Completing ONE Minor, Listed Units and Elective Units;
or
Completing a Second Major and Elective Units;
or
Completing the Listed Units for this Major and Elective Units.

 
Group 1 - Listed Units for candidates undertaking this Major
Candidates completing TWO Majors complete 0 credit points.
Candidates completing ONE Major and ONE Minor MUST complete 6 credit points at 200 level from the following units;
or
Candidates completing ONE Major must complete 18 credit points at 200-level from the following units:
0-18 cps
CHEM204 Biological and Organic Chemistry 6  
CHEM210 Physical Chemistry: Quantum and Thermal Structure 6  
CHEM220 Inorganic Chemistry 6  
CHEM250 Analytical Chemistry 6  
GEOL202 Introductory Palaeontology 6  
GEOL206 Field Mapping and Sedimentology 6  
GEOL207 Resource Geology and Environmental Issues 6  
GEOL208 Structural and Metamorphic Geology 6  
STAT210 Statistical Modelling and Experimental Design 6  
Group 2 - Listed Units for candidates undertaking this Major
Candidates completing TWO majors complete 0 credit points.
Candidates completing ONE Major and ONE Minor MUST complete 12 credit points at 300 level from the following units;
or
Candidates completing ONE Major must complete 24 credit points at 300-level from the following units:
0-24 cps
ARPA352 Public Archaeology and Management 6  
CHEM302 Advanced Organic Chemistry 6  
CHEM303 Medicinal Chemistry 6  
CHEM305 Applied Physical Chemistry 6  
CHEM306 Materials Chemistry 6  
FSC310 Forensic Chemistry 6  
GEOL303 Exploration and Environmental Geochemistry 6  
GEOL305 Ore Deposit Geology 6  
GEOL311 Palaeontology and Stratigraphy 6  
GEOL312 Geophysics and Applied GIS for Earth Sciences 6  
GEOL313 Environmental Geology 6  
GEOL314 Geological Field Mapping 6  
PHYS301 Microscopic to Macroscopic Physics and Chemistry 6  
SCI395 Science Report 6  
Elective Units
Complete 0 to 12 credit points with not more than 12 credit points at 100-level.
0-12 cps
The number of credit points and level will vary depending on whether candidates undertake ONE or TWO Majors or ONE Major and ONE Minor.
Elective Units can be selected from any unit offered by the University subject to candidates meeting overall prerequisite and timetabling requirements for individual units.
 
Total 144 cps

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