Diploma in Ancient Worlds

Regulations for the Diploma in Ancient Worlds

As part of the Diploma in Ancient Worlds, students must complete courses up to and including the 3000 level and may take courses at the 4000 level.

The Diploma in Ancient Worlds consists of 27 credit hours, as prescribed below:

The Calendar description of courses eligible for the diploma place an emphasis on the study of ancient history, culture, and/or customs that pre-dates the Middle Ages (i.e., before 500 A.D.). With the prior written permission of the Program Director and the Faculty's Undergraduate Waivers and Appeals Committee, credit hours may be completed in eligible courses not listed in Table 1 Approved Courses for the Diploma in Ancient Worlds provided that the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences course calendar description is clearly related to the diploma‚Äôs objectives. An approved list is maintained at www.mun.ca/hss/ancientworlds.

Not all courses are offered every semester. Students are strongly advised to consult with the Program Director for assistance with course planning, and to generally follow Table 2 Suggested Course Sequencing for the Diploma in Ancient Worlds.

Table 1 Approved Courses for the Diploma in Ancient Worlds
Archaeology 1000 or the former 1030, 2480, 2481, 2583 or the former 3583, 3290, 3500, 3510, 3585, 3586, 3687
Classics - any course
History 2020, the former 2031, 2035, 2041, 2042, 3270 or Medieval Studies 3270 or Religious Studies 3270, the former History 3930
Philosophy 2201 or the former 2701, 3010 or the former 3730, 3020 or the former 3740
Religious Studies 1050, 1051, 1060, 1061, 2050, 2051, 2420, 3010, 3020, 3031, 3305, 3310, 3411, 3431, 3432, 3600
Table 2 Suggested Course Sequencing for the Diploma in Ancient Worlds
First 9 credit hours: Archaeology 1000 or the former 1030, 6 credit hours from Table 1 Approved Courses for the Diploma in Ancient Worlds courses (breadth encouraged)
Next 9 credit hours: Archaeology 2480, 6 credit hours from Table 1 Approved Courses for the Diploma in Ancient Worlds courses (breadth encouraged)
Final 9 credit hours: Archaeology 2583 (or the former 3583) and 6 credit hours from Table 1 Approved Courses for the Diploma in Ancient Worlds courses (ensure Diploma minimum of two of Classics, History, Religious Studies and Philosophy; no more than 6 credit hours in Language Study courses; no more than a total of 15 credit hours in Archaeology)

Students may wish to use our Archaeology Undergraduate Planning Spreadsheet (Dip. Ancient Worlds) to help plan their Diploma in Ancient Worlds.

Disclaimer: Every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this webpage. However, in the event of a discrepancy, the University Calendar will be the authority. Students are encouraged to double check with the University Calendar regularly.