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The Minor

To fulfill the requirements of the Archaelogy minor, a student must complete 17-22 hours as follows:

Required courses

  • GEOL/SOAN 114 Archaeology (3 credits)
  • SOAN 115 Anthropology in a Global Age (4 credits)
  • GEOL 201 Earth & the Environment (4 credits)
  • A field school (strongly recommended), research experience, or internship approved by the program convener (0-4 credits)

One of the following cultural studies courses

  • ANCS 241 Ancient Mediterranean History (3 credits)
  • ANCS 282 That Belongs in a Museum (3 credits)
  • ANCS 315 Pompeii (3 credits)
  • ANCS 350 Words and Works of Ancient Rome (3 credits)
  • ANCS 351 Words and Works of Ancient Greece (3 credits)
  • ART 115 Context & Meaning (3 credits)
  • SOAN 327 Indigenous Peoples and Environmental Justice (3 credits)
  • Other cultural studies and materials analysis courses may fulfill this requirement with the approval of the program convener.

One of the following social science theory courses

  • PHIL 370 Philosophy of Social Science (3 credits)
  • SOAN 216 Foundations in Social Thought (4 credits)
  • SOAN 341 Contemporary Social Thought (4 credits)
  • Other social and cultural theory courses may fulfill this requirement with the approval of the program convener.

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