The honours degree prepares the student for graduate studies in archaeology. Honours students must consult with the Head of the Department, or the Departmental Undergraduate Advisor to establish the student's field of specialization.

Students interested in entering an Honours program should consult advisors in the department concerned before registering for their second year. Of the 120 credit units required for the B.Sc. Honours degree, at least 66 credit units must be at the senior level. Application for admission to Honours is not considered until successful completion of at least 60 credit units with a Cumulative Weighted Average of at least 70% overall and at least 70% in the subject of Honours. For further details, please see the Academic Information and Policies section.

No more than 6 credit units from one subject may be used in Requirements C1, C2, and the Junior Course Requirements in C3.

C1 College Requirement (15 credit units)

English Language Writing

Choose 6 credit units from the following:

6 credit units of ENG courses are recommended.

  • ANTH 302.3
  • ANTH 310.3
  • ANTH 405.3
  • ANTH 421.3
  • CPSJ 203.3
  • ENG 110.6
  • ENG 111.3
  • ENG 112.3
  • ENG 113.3
  • ENG 114.3
  • ENG 120.3
  • ENG 210.3
  • ENG 211.3
  • ENG 212.3
  • ENG 213.3
  • ENG 394.3
  • ESL 116.3
  • HIST 115.3
  • HIST 125.3
  • HIST 135.3
  • HIST 145.3
  • HIST 155.3
  • HIST 165.3
  • HIST 175.3
  • HIST 185.3
  • HIST 193.3
  • HIST 194.3
  • MUS 155.3
  • PHIL 115.3
  • PHIL 120.3
  • PHIL 121.3
  • PHIL 133.3
  • PHIL 208.3
  • PHIL 233.3
  • POLS 245.3
  • POLS 323.3
  • POLS 328.3
  • POLS 333.3
  • POLS 336.3
  • POLS 422.3
  • POLS 461.3
  • PSY 323.3
  • PSY 355.3
  • RLST 280.3
  • RLST 362.3

Indigenous Learning

Choose 3 credit units from the following:

  • ANTH 202.3
  • ANTH 480.3
  • DRAM 111.3
  • ENG 242.3
  • ENG 243.3
  • ENG 335.3
  • GEOG 465.3
  • HIST 195.3
  • HIST 257.3
  • HIST 266.3
  • HIST 315.3
  • HIST 316.3
  • INDG 107.3
  • LING 253.3
  • PLAN 445.3
  • POLS 222.3
  • INDG — 200-Level, 300-Level, 400-Level

Quantitative Reasoning

Choose 3 credit units from the following:

  • MATH 110.3
  • MATH 116.3
  • MATH 164.3 (formerly MATH 264.3)
  • MATH 176.3
  • MATH 177.3

Choose 3 credit units from the following:

  • STAT 245.3
  • STAT 246.3
  • PLSC 214.3

C2 Breadth Requirement (3 credit units)

Choose 3 credit units from the areas of Humanities, Science and/or Fine Arts.

  • ART 110.3
  • ART 111.6
  • ART 112.6
  • ART 136.3
  • ART 141.3
  • ART 151.3
  • ART 152.3
  • ART 161.3
  • ARTH 120.3
  • ARTH 121.3
  • DRAM 101.3
  • DRAM 104.6
  • DRAM 108.3
  • DRAM 110.3
  • DRAM 111.3
  • DRAM 113.3
  • DRAM 118.3
  • DRAM 119.3
  • DRAM 121.3
  • MUS 101.3
  • MUS 111.3
  • MUS 112.3
  • MUS 120.2
  • MUS 121.2
  • MUS 125.1
  • MUS 133.3
  • MUS 134.3
  • MUS 155.3
  • MUS 156.3
  • MUS 175.3
  • MUS 184.3

  • Any senior-level fine arts course provided that the prerequisite is met.

  • ARBC 114.3
  • ARBC 117.3
  • CHIN 114.3
  • CHIN 117.3
  • CLAS 110.3
  • CLAS 111.3
  • CMRS 110.3
  • CMRS 111.3
  • CREE 101.6
  • CREE 110.3
  • ENG 110.6
  • ENG 111.3
  • ENG 112.3
  • ENG 113.3
  • ENG 114.3
  • ENG 120.3
  • ESL 115.3
  • ESL 116.3
  • FREN 103.3
  • FREN 106.3
  • FREN 122.3
  • FREN 125.3
  • FREN 160.3
  • FREN 218.3
  • GERM 114.3
  • GERM 117.3
  • GRK 112.3
  • GRK 113.3
  • HEB 114.3
  • HEB 117.3
  • HIST 115.3
  • HIST 125.3
  • HIST 135.3
  • HIST 145.3
  • HIST 155.3
  • HIST 165.3
  • HIST 175.3
  • HIST 185.3
  • HIST 193.3
  • HIST 194.3
  • HNDI 114.3
  • HNDI 117.3
  • JPNS 114.3
  • JPNS 117.3
  • LATN 112.3
  • LATN 113.3
  • LING 110.3
  • LING 113.3
  • LIT 110.3
  • LIT 111.3
  • MUS 101.3
  • MUS 111.3
  • MUS 112.3
  • PHIL 110.6
  • PHIL 115.3
  • PHIL 120.3
  • PHIL 121.3
  • PHIL 133.3
  • PHIL 140.3
  • RLST 111.3
  • RLST 112.3
  • RLST 113.3
  • SNSK 114.3
  • SNSK 117.3
  • SPAN 114.3
  • SPAN 117.3
  • UKR 114.3
  • UKR 117.3
  • WGST 112.3

  • Any senior-level humanities course provided that the prerequisite is met.
  • CLAS 101, CLAS 103, CLAS 104, CLAS 105, CLAS 107 and CLAS 203 may not be used to fulfill the Humanities requirement.

  • ECON 111.3
  • ECON 114.3
  • GEOG 130.3
  • GEOG 150.3
  • HLST 110.3
  • INDG 107.3
  • IS 110.3
  • LING 111.3
  • LING 112.3
  • POLS 111.3
  • POLS 112.3
  • PSY 120.3
  • PSY 121.3
  • SOC 111.3
  • SOC 112.3
  • WGST 112.3

  • Most senior-level social science courses provided that the prerequisite is met.
  • Most statistics courses are not accepted for credit in the General Requirement

  • CPSJ 112.3
  • CPSJ 203.3
  • INTS 110.3
  • INTS 111.3
  • INTS 380.3

C3 Cognate Requirement (24 credit units)

Junior course requirements:

  • BIOL 120.3
  • BIOL 121.3
  • CHEM 112.3
  • GEOL 121.3
  • GEOL 122.3

Senior course requirements:

  • BIOL 222.3
  • BIOL 224.3
  • BIOL 228.3

C4 Major Requirement (54 credit units)

  • ARCH 361.6

Choose 6 credit units from the following:

  • ANTH 111.3
  • ARCH 112.3
  • ARCH 116.3

Choose 42 credit units from the following:

At least 15 credit units must at the 300-level or higher.

  • ARCH 250.3
  • ARCH 251.3
  • ARCH 270.3
  • ARCH 330.3
  • ARCH 350.3
  • ARCH 352.3
  • ARCH 353.3
  • ARCH 385.3
  • ARCH 457.3
  • ARCH 458.6
  • ARCH 459.3
  • ARCH 462.3
  • ARCH 465.3
  • ARCH 470.3
  • ARCH 471.3
  • ARCH 472.3
  • ARCH 475.3
  • BIOL 324.3
  • CPPS 310.3
  • GEOG 235.3
  • GEOL 245.3 (formerly GEOL 243)
  • GEOL 247.3 (formerly GEOL 246)

C5 Electives Requirement (24 credit units)

Open Electives

Arts and Science courses, or those from other Colleges that have been approved for Arts and Science credit, to complete the requirements for 120 credit unit Honours program, of which at least 66 credit units must be at the 200-level or higher.

If you require further assistance, please contact the Arts and Science Undergraduate Student Office.

Students are encouraged to choose electives from the following list of recommended courses, according to their area of focus:

  • BIOL 226.3
  • BIOL 302.3
  • BIOL 323.3
  • BIOL 325.3
  • BIOL 326.3
  • BIOL 361.3
  • BIOL 424.3
  • BIOL 451.3
  • BIOL 455.3
  • BIOL 458.3
  • BIOL 470.3
  • CHEM 115.3
  • CHEM 221.3
  • CHEM 231.3
  • CHEM 242.3
  • CHEM 250.3
  • CHEM 255.3
  • CHEM 353.3
  • EVSC 220.3
  • GEOG 222.3
  • GEOG 322.3
  • GEOG 323.3
  • GEOG 335.3
  • GEOL 206.3
  • GEOL 330.3
  • GEOL 343.3
  • GEOL 446.3
  • PLSC 422.3
  • SLSC 232.3
  • STAT 103.3
  • STAT 245.3