Lakehead University - Thunder Bay

Geoarchaeology

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Program Information

School:Lakehead University - Thunder Bay
Faculty:Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Archeology
Description:Our Geoarchaeology program is truly unique, and one of the few offered in North America. Our location in Northwestern Ontario, among diverse landscapes, soils, and natural features, makes Lakehead University a great place to study the hands-on discipline. The program is a collaboration between the departments of Anthropology, Geography, and Geology, and focuses on applying the concepts and methods in these fields to interpret artifacts left behind by ancient societies. If you are inquisitive and enjoy being outdoors and learning about different cultures, Geoarchaeology is the program for you. You will have opportunities to immerse yourself in adventure and discovery with training in the field, access to cutting-edge laboratory facilities, and research collaboration with faculty members.

URL:Geoarchaeology at Lakehead University - Thunder Bay
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,446

The tuition cost estimate is for Year 1 of the program.
Careers:Archaeologists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70 to 100
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  • 2 of  Grade12 Mathematics  or  Grade12 Science 

Completion of the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent high school diploma; Grade 12 U English, 2 Credits from: Grade 12 U Advanced Functions, Grade 12 U Biology, Grade 12 U Calculus & Vectors, Grade 12 U Chemistry, Grade 12 U Earth & Space Science, Grade 12 U Math of Data Management, or Grade 12 U Physics; and 3 Additional Grade 12 U or M Credits

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 213] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

Applicants whose first language is not English will need to satisfy Lakehead University’s English language proficiency requirements. Applicants can complete one of the following recognized language tests with the required minimum scores: TOEFL PBT-550, CBT-213, or iBT-80; IELTS-6.5; MELAB-85; CAEL-60.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on October 02, 2017

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