DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY
CHANGES IN REQUIREMENTS FOR THE BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE WITH A MAJOR
IN ARCHAEOLOGICAL STUDIES IN THE COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS CHAPTER OF
THE UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG, 2000-2002
Associate Dean Larry Carver, for Richard
W. Lariviere, filed with the secretary of the Faculty Council the following
proposal to change requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree with
a major in archeological studies in the College of Liberal Arts chapter
of The Undergraduate Catalog. The changes were approved by the
dean and by the liberal arts faculty on a no-protest basis on November
14, 2001, and were submitted to the secretary on November 26, 2001.
The secretary has classified the proposal as legislation of exclusive
application and primary interest to a single college or school.
The edited proposal was received from the Office of Official Publications
on February 11, 2002, and was sent to the Committee on Undergraduate
Degree Program Review from the Office of the General Faculty on February
25, 2002. The committee forwarded the proposed changes to the Office
of the General Faculty on March 19, 2002, recommending approval. The
authority to grant final approval on behalf of the General Faculty resides
with the Faculty Council.
If no objection is filed with the Office of the General Faculty by the
date specified below, the legislation will be held to have been approved
by the Faculty Council. If objection is filed within the prescribed
period, the legislation will be presented to the Faculty Council at
its next meeting. The objection, with reasons, must be signed by a member
of the Faculty Council.
To be counted, a protest must be received in the Office of the General
Faculty by March 29, 2002.
John R. Durbin, Secretary
The Faculty Council
This legislation was posted on the Faculty Council web site
on March 21, 2002. Paper copies are available on request from the Office
of the General Faculty, FAC 22, F9500.
CHANGES IN REQUIREMENTS FOR THE
BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE WITH A MAJOR IN ARCHAEOLOGICAL STUDIES IN THE
COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS CHAPTER OF THE UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG, 2000-2002
| On page 256, in the section DEGREES, make
the following changes:
Students majoring in archaeological studies must take at least of ten
courses, for a total of at least thirty semester hours. The courses
for the major must be approved
[in courses approved for the major]
by the Archaeological Studies Committee[ , including] and must
include the following:
|| Archaeology 301 or Anthropology 304, and Archaeology
302 or Classical Civilization 302K.
|| Two courses approved as archaeological techniques
|| At least twelve semester hours (in addition to
the preceding requirements) in a subfield of archaeology, as prescribed
by the Archaeological Studies Committee. Examples of the subfields
are anthropological archaeology, classical archaeology, Middle Eastern
archaeology, and pre-Columbian archaeology. The following are special
requirements for each subfield. A list of courses in each subfield
is available from the archaeological studies undergraduate adviser.
|| Anthropological archaeology: At least
fifteen semester hours, including three hours of geological
sciences or geography and three hours of biology. One upper-division
course in cultural anthropology may be substituted for a course
in anthropological archaeology.
|| Classical archaeology: At least fifteen
semester hours, including six hours of ancient history. The
student, especially one who is considering graduate study,
is strongly encouraged (but not required) to use Greek or
Latin to fulfill the foreign language requirement for the
|| Middle Eastern archaeology: Three
semester hours in Middle Eastern geography is required. Hebrew,
Arabic, or Persian is recommended (but not required) to fulfill
the foreign language requirement for the bachelorÐs degree.
|| Pre-Columbian archaeology: Courses
covering at least two of the following three geographical
areas: the Andes, Mesoamerica, Anglo-America. The student
must use Spanish to fulfill the foreign language requirement
for the bachelorÐs degree.
|| Other: Special programs in other subfields
may be designed where appropriate and where offerings are
available, with the approval of the Archaeological Studies
|| At least one upper-division course in anthropological
archaeology and one upper-division course in classics or art history
that deals with archaeology. (This requirement may be fulfilled
in whole or in part by courses taken to meet requirement 3.)
Rationale: To clarify that ten
courses are required for the major. This has always been the intention
as the major does not require a minor, but it was never specified in
the catalog as such.