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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Anthropology/Archaeology, BA

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Program code: ANTHNM-ARCH

The Archaeology Track provides an emphasis on the study of culture through the material remains of human behavior. This track provides training for careers in the growing fields of cultural resource management and historic preservation, with opportunities for employment in both government and the private sector. This track is the preferred option for students intending to pursue archaeology at the graduate level as well. Students in this track take archaeological methods, theory, and area courses as well as anthropology core courses and electives. A wide variety of internship opportunities provide hands-on training in these areas.

Liberal Studies: 46-47

As outlined in Liberal Studies Requirements  with the following specifications

Natural Science:

  • Geoscience courses recommended (1)

Social Science:

Liberal Studies Electives: 6

  • No courses with ANTH prefix

Major: 36-44

Controlled Electives:

Foreign Language: 0-8

Foreign Language Basic/Elementary II level (102 level) (4)

Free Electives: 29-38


Total Degree Requirements: 120

(1)  Determine the specific courses in consultation with academic advisor.

(2)  With department approval, an equivalent field School with lab component from another university may be used.

(3)  May be repeated for credit with departmental approval but may only count once toward the requirements of the Archaeology Track.

(4)  Foreign language may be included in Liberal Studies electives.

(5)  A minor in geoscience, geography, history, or other approved field is recommended. An internship (ANTH 493 ) also is recommended. The student’s advisor should be consulted.

(6) State System Board of Governors policy states that at least 40 percent of the course work in a degree must consist of courses numbered 300 or above.

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