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Get a Broad Knowledge of Ancient World Cultures

Archaeology Minor

The 21-credit archaeology minor is multidisciplinary and includes several anthropology courses and a variety of courses selected from allied fields.

What Will I Learn?

The minor is designed to give you a broad knowledge of prehistory and history of ancient world cultures and how we study them. It includes several classes that are intended to give you hands-on opportunities to learn about archaeological methods, as well as a diverse theoretical perspective that will allow you to be successful if you go on to pursue archaeology professionally or in graduate school.

What is Unique About Our Program?

Our students regularly participate in actual archaeological research both in the laboratory and in the field.

What Are My Career Opportunities?

An Anthropology Degree is Highly Relevant to a Broad Range of Career Opportunities

  • Archaeology and cultural resource management
  • Health administration
  • Social work
  • Teaching
  • Criminal justice
  • Peace Corps administration
  • Counseling
  • Cross-cultural communications
  • Private business
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