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2019-2020 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog


Archaeology Minor

Requirements for a Minor in Archaeology

Students pursuing the minor in archaeology will complete seven courses (minimum 22 credits) distributed as follows:

  1. Three core courses (10 hours total)
  2. Two regional issues courses (six hours total)
  3. One cross-disciplinary elective (three, four, or five hours depending on chosen course)
  4. One field research practicum (three hours minimum)

Core Courses (all three are required)

Regional Issues Courses (select two of the following)

Cross-disciplinary Electives (select one of the following)

Field Practicum

All students must complete a minimum of three credits of field research, under the direction of the archaeologists on the CLAS faculty or in another pre-approved program.



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