2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    May 17, 2021  
2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Anthropology: Concentration in Americas Archaeology [ANT/AARC] or World Archaeology [ANT/WARC]


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Students with an archaeology concentration acquire field experience and gain an understanding of the theoretical issues related to both general anthropology and archaeology, including management of cultural resources. Projects can be tailored to student interests and include working with the department’s ethnographic and archaeological collections.

Career Potential

  • Teaching (all levels and Native American centers)
  • Museum curator and collection management positions
  • State and federal advisory positions
    (e.g., Environmental Protection Agency)
  • National/state/local historical agencies
  • National and state park service positions
  • Contract archeology positions (cultural resource management)

Total credit hours required for the major: 33

Choose either concentration:

I. Americas Archaeology Concentration


A. Core Courses Required of all Majors: 12 credit hours


B. Required Americas Archaeology Concentration Courses: Six credit hours


C. Required Americas Archaeology Breadth Courses: Six credit hours


D. Required Fieldwork Laboratory Courses: Three credit hours


Choose one from the following:

E. Electives: Six credit hours


Choose two from the following, or any from Category D not already taken to satisfy the requirement.

II. World Archaeology Concentration


A. Core Courses Required of all Majors: 12 credit hours


B. Required World Archaeology Concentration Courses: Six credit hours


C. Required World Archaeology Breadth Courses: Six credit hours


Choose two from the following:

D. Required Fieldwork/Laboratory Courses: Three credit hours


Choose one from the following:

E. Electives: Six credit hours


Choose two from the following, or any from Category C or D not already taken to satisfy the requirement.

Total Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 124


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