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Archaeology

The study of past cultures, primarily through their material remains.

 

Recommended Courses

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
  • 3500: Directed Studies in Anthropology
  • 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

 

Archaeology Field School

Coming Summer 2019! Click on the title above for more information.

 

Potential Careers

  • 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

 

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