Archaeology - Graduate Minor

The graduate minor in archaeology allows students in other programs to develop a specialization in archaeology. A minor in archaeology provides a useful concentration for students developing professional careers in cultural resource management, public lands management, environmental sciences, public history, geography, or teaching.

In order to complete the minor requirements, students are required to complete 9 credit hours (3 classes) of graduate level courses. The core courses for the minor are:

Prefix Title Credits
Course Requirements
Select 9 credits from the following:9
Advanced Studies in Archaeology1-3
Advanced Archaeology of the American Southwest3
Advanced Topics in Mesoamerican Archaeology3
Advanced Historical Archaeology3
Archaeological Field School-Graduates2-6
Archaeological Mapping3-6
Cultural Resource Management3
Cultural Resource Management II3
Advanced Pottery Analysis in Archaeology3
Lithic Technology Organization3
Advanced Zooarchaeology3
Advanced Lab Methods in Archaeology3
Total Credits9

Students should choose among these core offerings with the advice of their MA thesis chair and minor area committee member. The minor in archaeology is not available to graduate anthropology majors.