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Department of Archaeology


9635 Education Building, (604) 291-3135 Tel, (604) 291-5666 Fax, www.sfu.ca/archaeology

Chair

D.V. Burley BA, MA (New Br), PhD (S Fraser)

Professors Emeriti

R.L. Carlson BA, MA (Wash), PhD (Ariz)

R. Shutler, Jr. BA, MA (Calif), PhD (Ariz)

Professors

D.V. Burley BA, MA (New Br), PhD (S Fraser)

J.C. Driver MA (Camb), PhD (Calg), Dean of Graduate Studies

K.R. Fladmark BA (Br Col), PhD (Calg)

B.M.F. Galdikas BA (Br Col), MA, PhD (Calif)

B.D. Hayden BA (Colorado), MA, PhD (Tor)

J.D. Nance BA, MA (Calif), PhD (Calg)

D.E. Nelson BSc (Sask), PhD (McM)

Associate Professors

A.C. D'Andrea BSc (Tor), MSc (Lond), PhD (Tor)

P.M. Hobler BA (New Mexico), MA (Ariz)

G.P. Nicholas BA (Franklin Pierce Coll), MA (Missouri), PhD (Mass)

M.F. Skinner BA (Alta), PhD (Camb)

Assistant Professors

R.W. Jamieson BSc (Trent), MA (William and Mary), PhD (Calg)

D. Lepofsky BA (Mich), MA (Br Col), PhD (Calif)

D. Yang BSc (Lanzhou), MSc (Chin Acad Sc), PhD (McM)

Adjunct Professors

A.D. McMillan BA (Sask), MA (Br Col), PhD (SFraser)

A.D. Sutton BA, MA, PhD (Otago)

Instructor

E.C. Yellowhorn MA (S Fraser)

Senior Lecturer

D. Lyons BA, MA (Calg), PhD (S Fraser)

Associate Members

J.M. D'Auria, Chemistry

D.J. Huntley, Physics

R.W. Mathewes, Biological Sciences

Advisor

Ms. A. Sullivan, 9633A Education Building, 778.782 4687

*joint appointment with First Nations studies

The department offers various programs leading to the BA degree. Students must meet requirements for the degree (described in the Faculty of Arts section), should take courses in some complementary disciplines, and should seek departmental advice early in their university careers about their programs. PHYS 181 (prerequisite for ARCH 311 and 410) and STAT 203 (prerequisite for ARCH 376 which is recommended for majors and required for honors) are specifically recommended.

Upper division archaeology courses are divided into the following groups.

Group I - Core Program

ARCH 372-5 Material Culture Analysis

ARCH 373-5 Human Osteology

ARCH 376-5 Quantitative Methods in Archaeology

ARCH 471-5 Archaeological Theory

Group II - Laboratory Courses

ARCH 335-5 Special Laboratory Topics in Archaeology

ARCH 340-5 Zooarchaeology

ARCH 349-5 Management of Archaeological Collections

ARCH 377-5 Historical Archaeology

ARCH 385-5 Paleoanthropology

ARCH 390-5 Archaeobotany

ARCH 432-5 Advanced Physical Anthropology

ARCH 442-5 Forensic Anthropology

ARCH 485-5 Lithic Technology

Group III - Regional Courses

ARCH 321-3 Archaeology of Britain

ARCH 330-3 Prehistory of Latin America

ARCH 360-5 Native Cultures of North America

ARCH 370-3 Western Pacific Prehistory

ARCH 374-3 Prehistory of South and East Asia

ARCH 378-3 Pacific Northwest North America

Group IV - Topical Courses

ARCH 301-3 Prehistoric and Indigenous Art

ARCH 311-5 Archaeological Dating

ARCH 336-3 Special Topics in Prehistoric and Indigenous Art

ARCH 344-3 Primate Behavior

ARCH 365-3 Ecological Archaeology

ARCH 386-3 Archaeological Resource Management

ARCH 410-5 Advanced Archaeometry

ARCH 438-5 Geoarchaeology

Special topics and/or directed studies courses may substitute for group II, III or IV courses, provided the content of the special topics and/or directed studies course suggests a suitable substitution, and written department consent is obtained prior to registration.

Major Program

Archaeology majors must complete the following.

Lower Division Requirements

ARCH 131-3 Human Origins

ARCH 201-3 Introduction to Archaeology

ARCH 272-3 Archaeology of the Old World

ARCH 273-3 Archaeology of the New World

Upper Division Requirements

Students must complete at least 30 upper division archaeology credit hours which must include

If students take both ARCH 373 and 376, they may use both as group I requirements, or use ARCH 373 as a group II requirement, or ARCH 376 as a group IV requirement.

Honors Program

Archaeology majors who wish honors program admission must have a minimum 3.0 CGPA and obtain departmental permission. To remain in the program, students must maintain that CGPA and successfully complete 132 credit hours with 50 of those in upper division archaeology. As well as meeting group II, III, and IV requirements for the major, honors students complete all four group I courses, ARCH 498 and 499. See "Bachelor of Arts Degree"..

Minor Program

Students who minor in archaeology must fulfil the following requirements.

Lower Division Requirements

Students must complete both of

ARCH 131-3 Human Origins

ARCH 201-3 Introduction to Archaeology

and one of

ARCH 272-3 Archaeology of the Old World

ARCH 273-3 Archaeology of the New World

Upper Division Requirements

Students must complete at least 16 hours of upper division archaeology including at least one course from each of groups I, II, III and IV listed above.

Extended Minor Program

This program consists of the lower division requirements for a major and the upper division requirements for a minor in archaeology. Students must have their program approved by the Department of Archaeology advisor.

Languages Other Than English

Those contemplating graduate work are advised to acquire a reading knowledge of at least one language other than English.

Joint Major in Archaeology and Latin American Studies

For requirements, see "Joint Major Programs"..

Joint Major in Archaeology and Anthropology

Advisors

Ms. A. Sullivan, Department of Archaeology, 9633A Education Building, 778.782 -4687

Ms. K. Payne, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, 5056 Academic Quadrangle, 778.782 -3726

This program explores inter-relationships between anthropology and archaeology. Students should plan their program in consultation with both advisors.

Lower Division Anthropology Requirements

Students must complete the following courses.

SA 101-4 Introduction to Anthropology

SA 201-4 Anthropology of Contemporary Life

SA 255-4 Introduction to Social Research

SA 286-4 Aboriginal Peoples and British Columbia: Introduction

Lower Division Archaeology Requirements

Students must complete the following courses.

ARCH 131-3 Human Origins

ARCH 201-3 Introduction to Archaeology

ARCH 272-3 Archaeology of the Old World

ARCH 273-3 Archaeology of the New World

Upper Division Anthropology Requirements

At least 20 credit hours of upper division anthropology are required including the following.

SA 301-4 Contemporary Ethnography

SA 356-4 Ethnography and Qualitative Methods

SA 386-4 Native Peoples and Public Policy

plus one of

SA 401-4 The Politics of Culture in Contemporary Societies

SA 402-4 The Practice of Anthropology

plus one other upper division anthropology course. SA 486 is strongly recommended.

Upper Division Archaeology Requirements

Students are required to complete at least 23 credit hours of upper division archaeology including

one of

ARCH 301-3 Prehistoric and Indigenous Art

ARCH 386-3 Archaeological Resource Management

and all of

ARCH 360-5 Native Cultures of North America

ARCH 372-5 Material Culture Analysis

ARCH 471-5 Archaeological Theory

plus one group II archaeology course.

ARCH 378 and 385 are strongly recommended.

Cooperative Education Program

This program offers work experience in archaeology and physical anthropology and entails planned semesters of study and employment (term practicums) in an area of the student's choice.

Requirements

To be admitted, a major must have been declared and the student must have at least 45 credit hours, with a minimum CGPA of 3.0. The following courses (or equivalent as approved by the department coop education coordinator) are recommended.

both

ARCH 131-3 Human Origins

ARCH 201-3 Introduction to Archaeology

one of

ARCH 272-3 Archaeology of the Old World

ARCH 273-3 Archaeology of the New World

three of

ARCH 372-5 Material Culture Analysis

ARCH 373-5 Human Osteology

ARCH 376-5 Quantitative Methods in Archaeology

ARCH 377-5 Historical Archaeology

ARCH 386-3 Archaeological Resource Management

ARCH 442-5 Forensic Anthropology

To participate in coop education, contact the coop coordinator, undergraduate chair, and/or departmental assistant at least one semester before the first work semester. Please see "Cooperative Education". regarding job competition, student employer responsibilities, student fees, pay rates and evaluation. During work semesters, coop students are formally registered in a job practicum course and are assessed a fee.

Program continuance requires a minimum 3.0 CGPA in all courses. College transfer students must have completed at least 15 credit hours at Simon Fraser University before being eligible for cooperative education admission. Transfer students who have participated in cooperative education programs elsewhere may be credited with the semester(s) already taken pending evaluation and approval of the SFU cooperative education program.



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