The study of past cultures, primarily through their material remains.
For an Anthropology Major/Minor with a focus on archaeology and biological anthropology, students are advised to choose from the following ANTH course offerings:
- 1200: Biological Anthropology
- 1217: Forensic Anthropology
- 1300: Archaeology
- 2217: Forensic Methods and Analysis
- 2300: Archaeological Methods
- 2310: Archaeology of Death
- 2320: Archaeology of the Old World
- 2340: Archaeology of the Americas
- 3211: Forensic Science: Fact and Fiction
- 3220: Human Osteology
- 3242: A Survey of the Primates
- 3300: Archaeological Theory
- 3301: Archaeological Methods for Cultural Resource Management
- 3330: East Asian Archaeology
- 3340: British Columbia Archaeology
- 3361: Archaeological Field Studies
- 3502: Special Topics in Biological Anthropology
- 3503: Special Topics in Archaeology
- 3510: Anthropology of Genocide
- 4500: Culture, Community, & Well-Being
- 4501: Selected Problems in Anthropology
- 4502: Regional Focus in Anthropology
- 4510: Applied Research in Anthropology
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- Field Archaeologist
- Excavation Supervisor
- University or College Professor
- Museum Curator
- Archaeological Lab Technician
- Government Historic Preservation Officer
- First Nations Reburial Issues
- Consultant, Emergency Site Recovery
- Cultural Artifact Specialist
- Environmental Impact Assessment Researcher
- Cultural Resource Manager
- Archaeological Society of British Columbia (Has a journal called the Midden which has great information on archaeology done in BC).
- Canadian Archaeological Association (Under the tab for Discover Archaeology, there are several links to sites dealing with topics like Fieldwork or Museums).
- Society For American Archaeology (The Links tab contains a collection of websites with a helpful description of each).