Minor in Archaeology

The Geography-Anthropology program offers a minor in archaeology.  The minor prepares students to examine past cultures through their material remains.  Students develop an appreciation for the management of cultural heritage and preserving the past.

The minor in archaeology consists of a minimum of 15 credits. No grades of D will be counted toward fulfillment of the major or minor requirements:


  • ANT 103 Introduction to Archaeology (3 credits)
  • ANT 306 Analysis of Archaeological Materials (3-6 credits)

Any two or three of the following (to meet minor credit minimum): 

  • ANT 202 Origins of Civilization
  • ANT 250 Archaeology of South America
  • ANT 307 Specialized Techniques in Archaeology
  • ANT 308 Environmental Archaeology
  • ANT 320 Anthropology and the Museum
  • ANT 360 Public Archaeology
  • ANT 380 African American Historical Archaeology
  • GYA 300 Archaeology Field School
  • ANT 410 Japan: Archaeology, Environmental History and Multicultural Perspectives

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