Bachelor of Archaeology and Heritage Studies

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Undergraduate or Graduate Level : Undergraduate Level
Duration of Program : 3 Years

About this Program

  • To familiarize students with archaeology as a multi-disciplinary field concerned basically with reconstruction of humans past before the advent of written records. This is an ideal course for Sub-Saharan Africa where 70% of her past is still embedded within unearthed cultural materials.
  • To produce professional personnel who are equipped with skills management and sustainability of Historical Monuments and cultural centers. It is envisage that cultural centers would be compatible with sustainable development if such resources are professionally managed.

Courses

Year 1
Semester 1
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
Introduction to Archaeology AHS 1100 4 Undergraduate Level
Old World Prehistory AHS 1101 4 Undergraduate Level
Field Training in Archaeology AHS 1110 4 Undergraduate Level
Semester 2
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
Principles and Practices of Archaeology AHS 1202 4 Undergraduate Level
New World Prehistory AHS 1203 4 Undergraduate Level
Year 2
Semester 2
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
Human Adaptations, Variations and Growth AHS 2209 4 Undergraduate Level
Faunal Analysis in Archaeology AHS 2210 4 Undergraduate Level
Field Attachment AHS 2320 4 Undergraduate Level
Human Evolution AHS 2206 4 Undergraduate Level
Advanced Theories and Approaches in Archaeology since 1950 to date AHS 2207 4 Undergraduate Level
Metal Analysis in Archaeology AHS 2208 4 Undergraduate Level
Semester 1
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
Archaeological Theory and Methods up to 1950 AHS 2100 4 Undergraduate Level
Anthropological Studies AHS 2101 4 Undergraduate Level
African Civilizations AHS 2102 4 Undergraduate Level
Lithic Analysis in Archaeology AHS 2103 4 Undergraduate Level
Ceramic Analysis in Archaeology AHS 2104 4 Undergraduate Level
Primatology AHS 2105 4 Undergraduate Level
Year 3
Semester 1
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
Cultural Heritage Studies AHS 3100 4 Undergraduate Level
Research Methods in Archaeology AHS 3101 4 Undergraduate Level
Human Osteology and Osteometry AHS 3102 4 Undergraduate Level
Architectural Studies in Archaeology AHS 3103 4 Undergraduate Level
People and Cultures of Africa AHS 3104 4 Undergraduate Level
Semester 2
Course Title Course Code Credit Units Level
Archaeological Methodology AHS 3205 4 Undergraduate Level
Heritage Conservation and Museum Studies AHS 3206 4 Undergraduate Level
Cultural Heritage and Development AHS 3207 4 Undergraduate Level
Basics in Archaeology AHS 3208 4 Undergraduate Level
Independent Project in Archaeology and Heritage Studies AHS 3220 6 Undergraduate Level