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 Issues in the Archaeology of Religion3
Advanced Archaeology of the American Southwest3
Advanced Historical Archaeology3
Archaeological Field School-Graduates6
Archaeological Mapping3
Cultural Resource Management3
Advanced Curation Crisis in Archaeology3
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. Substitutions for special topics courses available by permission of Anthropology Department Head.