Archaeology

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Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Major

A major in Archaeology requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level units
(iii) 18 credit points of 3000-level units
(iv) 6 credit points of 3000-level Interdisciplinary Project units

Minor

A minor in Archaeology requires 36 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level units
(iii) 12 credit points of 3000-level units

1000-level core units of study

ARCO1000
Ancient People: Hunters and Farmers
6    N ARCA1000
Semester 1
ARCO1001
Civilisations of the Ancient World
6    N ARCA1001
Semester 2

2000-level units of study

ARCO2001
Ancient Australia: Diverse adaptations
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Archaeology
Semester 1
ARCO2002
Ancient Australia: Shape and Connection
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in the Archaeology major.
Semester 1
ARCO2007
Ancient Greece
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Archaeology OR 6 credit points at 1000 level in Archaeology and 6 credit points at 1000 level in Ancient History
N ARCA2612
Semester 1
ARCO2008
Ancient Italy: Etruscans and Romans
6    P 6 credit points at 1000 level in Archaeology and 6 credit points at 1000 level in Ancient History
N ARCA2615
Semester 2
ARCO2009
Village to City in Ancient Western Asia
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in the Archaeology major
Semester 1
ARCO2101
Fundamentals of Archaeological Practice
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in the Archaeology major
N ARCA2601 or ARCA2639
Semester 1
ARCO2103
Archaeology: Time and Materiality
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Archaeology
Semester 2
ARCO2105
Global Urbanism past to future
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Archaeology or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Urban Studies
Semester 2
ANHS2606
The City of Rome: History and Landscape

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 6 Junior credit points in ANHS and 6 credit points in any of Ancient History, History, Archaeology, Philosophy, Greek (Ancient) or Latin or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Archaeology
Intensive January

3000-level units of study

ARCO3002
Australian Forager Economies
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Archaeology or 6 Junior credit points of ARCA and (ANHS1600 or ANHS1601 or ANTH1001 or ARTH1001 or HSTY1089)
N ARCA2640
Semester 2
ARCO3003
War and Peace in early West Asia
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in the archaeology major
Semester 2
ARCO3005
Exploring the Silk Road

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Archaeology or 6 Junior credit points of ARCA and (ANHS1600 or ANHS1601 or ANTH1001 or ARTH1001 or HSTY1089)
N ARCA2633
Semester 1
ARCO3006
Ancient China Unearthed
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in the archaeology major
N ARCA2619
Semester 1
ARCO3007
Minoans and Mycenaeans

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in the archaeology major
N ARCA2610
Semester 2
ARCO3008
At Home in Ancient Greece
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Archaeology
N ARCA2611
Semester 2
ARCO3011
Pompeii and Herculaneum
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Archaeology or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Ancient History or 6 Junior credit points of ARCA and ANHS1600 or ANHS1601 or ANTH1001 or ARHT1001 or HSTY1089
N ARCA2627
Semester 1
ARCO3012
The Archaeology of South Italy

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in the archaeology major
N ARCA2614
Semester 1
ARCO3101
Archaeology: History, Theory, Research
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Archaeology or [6 Junior credit points of ARCA or ACRO and (ANHS1600 or ANHS1601 or ANTH1001 or ARTH1001 or HSTY1089)]
N ARCA2635
Semester 1
ARCO3401
Australian Lithic Technology (Project 1)
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Archaeology
Semester 2
ARCO3402
Archaeozoology (Project 2)
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Archaeology
N ARCA2641
Semester 2
ARCO3404
Archaeological Fieldwork (Project 4)

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Archaeology
Intensive July

Interdisciplinary Project unit of study

If you are completing two majors and both of your majors are from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for your first major, and the Industry and Community Project unit of study for your second major.
If you are completing two majors but only one of your majors is from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for that major.
If you are completing one major only and that major is from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for your major.
ARCO3999
Interdisciplinary Impact
6    P Completion of at least 90 credit points
N Interdisciplinary Impact in another major
Intensive December
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
ARCO3998
Industry and Community Project
6    C Interdisciplinary Impact in any major.
Intensive February
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2