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College of the Humanities
(Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)

Archaeology (ARCY) Courses

ARCY 1008 [0.5 credit]
Introduction to Archaeology I

Introduction to the history, theory and practice of field archaeology. Excavations from all time periods and global regions will be discussed. Focus will be placed on excavation methods and technology, including dating, that enhance understanding of sites both on land and underwater.
Also listed as CLCV 1008.
Precludes additional credit for CLCV 2300 (no longer offered).
Lecture three hours a week

ARCY 1009 [0.5 credit]
Introduction to Archaeology II

Continues the examination of various aspects of field archaeology begun in ARCY 1008 (also CLCV 1008). This course places greater focus on recent approaches to the interpretation of remains. These include environmental, cognitive and bioarchaeological approaches.
Also listed as CLCV 1009.
Precludes additional credit for CLCV 2300 (no longer offered).
Lecture three hours a week.

ARCY 3000 [0.5 credit]
Archaeological Field Work I

Students will participate for a minimum of three weeks on an archaeological field project (ie. excavation or survey). They will learn archaeological documentation and the analysis, recording, and processing of finds. The field project may be anywhere in the world and any time period.
Includes: Experiential Learning Activity
Prerequisite(s): ARCY 1008 and ARCY 1009 or CLCV 1008 and CLCV 1009 or CLCV 2300 (no longer offered) and permission of the unit. Permission of the unit is required to repeat this course.
Field work

ARCY 3301 [0.5 credit]
Field Work I: Greek and Roman World

Students will participate for a minimum of three weeks on an archaeological field project (ie. excavation or survey) relevant to the Greek and Roman world. They will learn archaeological documentation and the analysis, recording, and processing of finds.
Includes: Experiential Learning Activity
Also listed as CLCV 3301.
Prerequisite(s): ARCY 1008 and ARCY 1009 or CLCV 1008 and CLCV 1009 or CLCV 2300 (no longer offered) and permission of the unit. Permission of the unit is required to repeat this course.
Field work

ARCY 4000 [0.5 credit]
Field Work II: Greek and Roman World

Students participate for a minimum of three weeks in a position of responsibility (for example, as a trench supervisor or lab assistant) on an archaeological field project relevant to the Greek and Roman world.
Includes: Experiential Learning Activity
Also listed as CLCV 4000.
Prerequisite(s): 0.5 credit in fieldwork at third year level and permission of the unit. Permission of the unit is required to repeat this course.
Field Work

ARCY 4100 [0.5 credit]
Archaeological Field Work II

Students participate for a minimum of three weeks in a position of responsibility on an archaeological field project (eg. trench supervisor or lab assistant). The field project may be anywhere in the world and any time period.
Includes: Experiential Learning Activity
Prerequisite(s): 0.5 credit in fieldwork at third year level and permission of the unit. Permission of the unit is required to repeat this course.
Field work

Summer session: some of the courses listed in this Calendar are offered during the summer. Hours and scheduling for summer session courses will differ significantly from those reported in the fall/winter Calendar. To determine the scheduling and hours for summer session classes, consult the class schedule at central.carleton.ca

Not all courses listed are offered in a given year. For an up-to-date statement of course offerings for the current session and to determine the term of offering, consult the class schedule at central.carleton.ca