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Honours Degree


Students intending an Honours program are required to be majors and must complete 60 credit hours in Archaeology, including Archaeology 4994 Advanced Research and Writing and Archaeology 4995 Honours Essay (or Archaeology 4996 Comprehensive Exam). Students must also meet the Regulations for the General Degree of Bachelor of Arts, and Regulations for the Honours Degree of Bachelor of Arts. Students are required to submit two copies of the final version of their essay to the Department: one for the Department library and one for the Centre for Newfoundland Studies.

Each year one Honours graduate in Historical Archaeology is awarded the Imperial Tobacco Canada Scholarship.

Check here for a list of Honours Essays

Regulations for Joint Honours

Archaeology and Another Major Subject

  1. Candidates must fulfill the Regulations for the Honours Degree of Bachelor of Arts.

  2. Candidates must complete

    1. Archaeology 1030;

    2. Archaeology 2480 and 3 other credit hours in Archaeology at the 2000 level;

    3. Fifteen credit hours in Archaeology courses at the 3000 level, chosen in consultation with a supervisor; and

    4. Archaeology 4182 and 4411 and 9 other Archaeology credit hours at the 4000 level, with a grade of “B” or better.