2021-2022 Edition

Academic Catalog

Archaeology Minor

Admission to the Minor

To declare the Minor, a student must achieve a grade of B or above in a designated Gateway course.

Gateway courses

ARCP201Art and Archaeology of the Bronze Age Mediterranean1
ARCP203The Secrets of Ancient Bones: Discovering Ancient DNA and Archaeology1
ARCP204Introduction to Archaeology1
ARCP214Survey of Greek Archaeology and Art1
ARCP223Survey of Roman Archaeology and Art1
ARCP260Art and Archaeology of Ancient India1

Minor Requirements

The Minor in Archaeology requires a minimum of six credits in archaeology. 

  • 1 Gateway course
  • 1 Elective course:
    The Elective requirement can also be met with two 0.5 credits of the Thinking Through Archaeology Symposium, offered each fall semester (beginning Fall '22)
  • 1 course in each of four areas (Anthropology, Classical Civilization, Art History, Methods and theory). For a listing of the different courses in each of these categories, please see Major Requirements.

The Minor in Archaeological Science requires a minimum of six credits in archaeology:  

  • 1 Gateway course
  • 1 Elective course:
    The Elective requirement can be met by two 0.5 credits of the Thinking Through Archaeology Symposium Course. With the approval of the Chair, students in the ArchSci Minor can also apply one extra-departmental course in the sciences to their ARCP Minor.
  • 1 course in each of three areas (Anthropology, Classical Civilization, Art History)
  • 1 300-level lab-based ARCP course (this meets the Method and Theory area requirement)
     

To apply for the minor, please submit a declaration to add the minor through the Major/Minor/Cert Declaration application in your student portfolio. Students seeking to apply a science courses to meet their Elective requirement must explain the course they intend to apply and its application to archaeological research.