Current undergraduate students

Department of Anthropology and Archaeology

Looking for course information? Visit our Department of Anthropology and Archaeology course page

Honours Program

Students applying in any Fall 2024 program that requires an honours thesis must submit an application to the department prior to applying for honours via their Student Centre.

The programs requiring an honours thesis are: 

  • BSc Anthropology
  • BA Archaeology
  • BSc Archaeology

To be considered for these programs, a minimum of 3.5 GPA is required.  Students must adhere to the applicable Faculty of Arts requirements and specific program requirements.

It is the student’s responsibility to ensure an eligible thesis supervisor willing to supervise the honours thesis and resources available to complete the thesis.

Submit the form below, complete with signatures by January 10, 2024.

Students wishing to apply for Honours in other programs in the department (e.g. Development Studies, Socio-cultural anthropology) do not complete an honours thesis and do not need to submit this form.



Academic advising

Course selections should be appropriate to your degree program requirements. As an Arts student, at least half of your courses each year should be in the Faculty of Arts.

Course planning and academic advising

You can speak to an academic advisor about course planning, course selection, registration, program progression and more.

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Program requirements

The University of Calgary academic calendar is the school's definitive source of information for current students.

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Academic Requirements Tool

You'll need to enroll in the courses that fulfill your degree requirements. The AR tool will help you visualize and plan.

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Need to change your program?

Are you an undecided student first declaring your degree program? Learn more about exploratory advising.

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Course planning

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Financing your education

To get an understanding of all the options available to you for financing your education, visit the Office of the Registrar.

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Awards, scholarships and bursaries

Find the awards, scholarships and bursaries that apply to you and learn how and when to apply.

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Prospective graduate students

Interested in a master's or doctoral program? Our distinguished graduate faculty offers many approaches to anthropology and archaeology.

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Faculty of Graduate Studies

Exceptional faculty members, world-class research facilities and internationally-recognized degrees and certificates. These are just a few of the benefits you’ll receive when you further your education at UCalgary.

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Graduation requirements

UCalgary graduation requirements

The Office of the Registrar has all the information you need to be ready for convocation day.

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Graduating this year?

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