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Anthropology - Archaeology Track, M.A.

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University rank #701 (QS) , OK,
A wide range of theoretical approaches using various methodologies derived from evolutionary and ecological theory and empirical methodology are used in the graduate level curriculum.

About

Specific areas of emphasis include anthropogenic effects on the environment, modeling human-environmental interactions and body/mind connections in contemporary health and religious practices.

The Ph.D. program offers concentration only in archaeology. It emphasizes a sound understanding of archaeological science, inter-disciplinary training and the development of practical skills applicable to both pure and applied research. The Ph.D. curriculum prepares students for either applied or academic positions upon graduation.

The program builds a foundation for the application of anthropological theory and method to a variety of real world problems and ensures that all students learn strong basic research skills. We offer state-of-the-art labs, which allow us to combine experimental archaeological analyses with extensive fieldwork worldwide.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Seminar in Archaeological Theory: Archaeology as Anthropology
  • Design and Administration of Archaeological Research
  • Ceramic Analysis
  • Analysis of Lithic Artifacts
  • Quantitative Analysis in Anthropology
  • Independent Research

          Detailed Programme Facts

          • Programme intensity Full-time
          • Languages
            • English
          • Delivery mode
            On Campus

          English Language Requirements

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            6.5

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            90

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            575

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          Academic Requirements

          You need the following GPA score:

          Required score: 3

          Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

          Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

          General Requirements

          • Candidates for admission to the M.A. program must hold either (1) a Bachelor’s degree in anthropology or archaeology; or (2) a Bachelor’s degree in another subject with significant course work in anthropology or another social science. 
          • Candidates without this background may apply to receive conditional admission to the M.A. program. Applicants for admission should have a minimum grade point average of 3.0. 
          • Applicants with GPAs lower than 3.0 may be admitted on probation at the discretion of the faculty. 
          • Applicants must submit scores from the General tests of the Graduate Record Examination. Students may be admitted to study for the M.A. degree alone.

          Tuition Fee

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            1235 USD/module
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          • National

            1235 USD/module
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          Living costs for Oklahoma City

          • 911 - 1460 USD/month
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