Archaeological Science (Extended Major)

Prerequisites required for progression in this major:

Course Code Units Course Title
ARCA1000 2 Discovering Archaeology
ARCS1001 2 Doing Archaeology

Major Requirements (22 units)
12 units for -

Course Code Units Course Title
ARCA2020 2 Australasian Archaeology
ARCS2000 2 Science in Archaeology
ARCS2011 2 Lithic Analysis: Current and Future Directions for Research and Heritage Management [1]
ARCS3010 2 Field Archaeology
ARCS3118 2 Managing Cultural Heritage: Ethics, History and Practice
GEOS3107 2 Plants, People and the Environment

4 units from -

Course Code Units Course Title
ARCS2003 2 Forensics: The Archaeology of Death & Crime Scenes
ARCS2010 2 Ancient Technologies: Experimental and Analytical Approaches to Understanding Past Technologies
ARCS2025 2 Archaeology of the Pacific Islands
ARCS2050 2 Historical Archaeology
ARCS2060 2 Archaeology Field School
ARCS2070 2 Bioarchaeology: Human remains and ancient disease
ARCS2080 2 Plants and Archaeology: Food, fuel, foraging and farming in the human past
ARCS2090 2 Animals and Archaeology: Analytical approaches to understanding past human-animal relationships
BIOL2201 2 Evolution
ERTH2002 2 Palaeobiology
ERTH2003 2 Sedimentology, Stratigraphy and Palaeoenvironments
ERTH2005 2 Mineralogy
GEOM2001 2 Geographical Information Systems
GEOS2100 2 Environmental Systems
GEOS2103 2 Biogeography & Geomorphology

6 units from -

Course Code Units Course Title
ARCA3000 2 Predicting the Past
ARCS3001 2 Advanced Research in Archaeology
ARCS3168 2 Human Evolution
BIOL3209 2 Biodiversity Analysis, Discovery and Systematics
CONS3017 2 Landscape Ecology
ERTH3103 2 Sedimentary Environments
ERTH3205 2 Geochemistry and Geochronology
PSYC3262 2 Evolutionary Approaches to Human Behaviour

End notes

  • [1] Course is offered in odd-numbered years only.