Archaeology - Graduate Minor

Graduate Minor in Archaeology

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.

Course Requirements:

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
ANTH 507Advanced Studies in Archaeology1-3
ANTH 516Advanced Archaeology of the American Southwest3
ANTH 517Advanced Topics in Mesoamerican Archaeology3
ANTH 518Advanced Historical Archaeology3
ANTH 522Archaeological Field School-Graduates2-6
ANTH 523Archaeological Mapping3-6
ANTH 540Cultural Resource Management3
ANTH 542Cultural Resource Management II3
ANTH 576Lithic Technology Organization3
ANTH 577Advanced Zooarchaeology3
ANTH 578Advanced Lab Methods in Archaeology3
ANTH 585Method and Theory in Archaeology3

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.