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Archaeology Minor

The interdisciplinary minor in archaeology is intended to introduce students to the global importance of archaeology and its value as a mode of scholarly inquiry.


Requirements for the minor in archaeology can be found in the Undergraduate Catalogue. They include:

  • One introductory course prerequisite: ANTH240, CLAS180 or ARTH200 (3 credits).
  • One 300-level course, “Archaeological Methods and Practice,” cross-listed as ANTH305, CLAS305, ARTH305 and JWST319Y (3 credits).
  • Approved courses offering fieldwork experience (3 to 6 credits).
  • Supporting-area courses (6 to 9 credits).

Students must meet either with the director of undergraduate studies or undergraduate academic advisor for admission to the minor. To schedule an appointment, contact


Our graduates go on to work in a variety of fields that include arts and cultural [heritage] management, education, museum work (curatorial, education, conservation), marketing and communications, human resources, law, medicine and even advanced research. Learn more about their achievements.