GRADUATE SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCESSETTLEMENT ARCHAEOLOGY


Admission

M.Sc.

A. Admission Requirements - M.Sc.

The two-year postgraduate interdisciplinary study program in settlement archaeology is open to all holders of a degree of bachelor of art/science, master of art/science, and their equivalents such as in the following and related disciplines: Archaeology, Anthropology, Sociology, Art History, Ancient History, Classical Languages, Geography, Geology, Architecture and City Planning. All candidates are subject to qualifying examination.

 

B. Program Requirements - M.Sc.

To obtain the M.Sc. in Settlement Archaeology candidates are required to complete a minimum of 21 credit hours in taught courses, including four required courses and three approved electives as shown in the curriculum sequence given below. A summer field internship at any archaeological excavation/ survey for field training (45 days at the end of the first academic year) and a thesis are also required. Students with backgrounds other than Archaeology are required to take 12-18 credit hours more which extends the period of study one or two semesters. The required amount of time spent doing archaeological fieldwork for the students of the master's conditional program in the Settlement Archaeology will be 90 days in total. The students will be required to complete the first 45 days at the end of the first academic year (during the summer months) and the second 45 days at the end of the second academic year (also during the summer months).

 

C. Curriculum - M.Sc.

 

First Semester

SA 501 Theory in Archaeology (3-0)3

SA 505 Geoarchaeology (3-0)3

2 approved electives

 

Second Semester

SA 510 Spatial Analysis in Archaeology (3-0)3

SA 512 Environmental Archaeology (3-0)3

SA 598 Field Methods in Archaeology I  (3-0)3

1 approved elective

 

Third Semester

SA 500 Seminar in Settlement Archaeology (Non-Credit)

SA 599 Thesis (Non-Credit)

SA 597 Field Methods in Archaeology II (3-0)3

 

Fourth Semester

SA 500 Thesis (Non-Credit) 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ph.D.

 

D. Admission Requirements - Ph.D.

Having a M.A/M.Sc. degree

To satisfy the minimum requirements of Social Sciences Institute-METU

To pass the qualifying examination

 

E. Program Requirements - Ph.D.

To obtain the Ph.D in Settlement Archaeology candidates are required to complete a minimum of 21 credit hours in taught courses, including four required courses and three approved electives as shown in the curriculum sequence given below. The required amount of time spent doing archaeological fieldwork for Ph.D. students  who did not obtain their Master's degree from the Settlement Archaeology will be 90 days in total. The students will be required to complete the first 45 days at the end of the first academic year (during the summer months) and the second 45 days at the end of the second academic year (also during the summer months). The doctoral qualifying examination is hold after 4 semesters of study. The Ph.D. candidate is obliged to complete the doctoral thesis within the 4 semesters, following the doctoral qualifying examination.

 

F. Curriculum - Ph.D.

First Semester

SA 560 Landscape Archaeology (3-0)3

3 approved electives

 

Second Semester

SA 566 Current Approaches in Archaeological Research (3-0)3



SA 598 Field Methods in Archaeology (3-0)3

2 approved elective

 

Third Semester

SA 600 Advanced Seminar in Settlement Archaeology (Non-Credit)

SA 699 PhD Thesis (Non-Credit)

SA 597 Field Methods in Archaeology II (3-0)3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ph.D. on M.Sc.

To obtain the Ph.D. on M.Sc. in Settlement Archaeology candidates are required to complete a minimum of 42 credit hours in taught courses, including eight required courses and six approved electives and one non-credit seminar course.