Graduate

  • Near Eastern Archaeology MA Requirements

    A. Language Emphasis

    LANGUAGES
    (1) First ancient language (two years of instruction)
    (2) Second ancient language (one year minimum)*

    COMPREHENSIVE EXAMINATIONS
    (1) First language
    (2) Second language
    (3) History of the first language
    (4) History and Archaeology of the area of emphasis

    B. Literature Emphasis

    LANGUAGES
    (1) First ancient language
    (2) Second ancient language*

    COMPREHENSIVE EXAMINATIONS
    (1) First ancient language
    (2) Second ancient language**
    (3) Literature of the area of emphasis
    (4) History and Archaeology of the area of emphasis

  • Near Eastern Archaeology PhD Requirements

    A. Language Emphasis

    LANGUAGES
    (1) First ancient language
    (2) Second related ancient language
    (3) Third language

    QUALIFYING EXAMINATIONS
    (1) First ancient language
    (2) Second related language
    (3) Third language**
    (4) Historical background of first and one other language
    (5) Literary and cultural background of area of emphasis

    B. Literature Emphasis

     
    LANGUAGES
    (1) First ancient language
    (2) Second ancient language*  

    QUALIFYING EXAMINATIONS
    (1) First ancient language
    (2) Second ancient language**
    (3) Literary history of first language
    (4) Literary history of second language
    (5) Historical, literary and cultural background of area of emphasis

    C. Archaeology Emphasis

     
    LANGUAGES
    (1) First ancient language
    (2) Second ancient language*  

    QUALIFYING EXAMINATIONS
    (1) First language
    (2) Second language**
    (3) Art and archaeology of first language area
    (4) Art and archaeology of second language area
    (5) Historical, cultural and literary background *Recommended combinations are: Egyptian and Hebrew; Akkadian and Sumerian; Hebrew and Akkadian; Hebrew and AraMaic. **This exam may be waived by the committee if deemed appropriate.