Archeology Major

Description: A program that focuses on the systematic study of extinct societies, and the past of living societies, via the excavation, analysis and interpretation of their artifactual, human, and associated remains. Includes instruction in archeological theory, field methods, dating methods, conservation and museum studies, cultural and physical evolution, and the study of specific selected past cultures. Is Archeology the right major for you?
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Archeology Major

What Courses Do Archeology Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Archeology majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Anthropology
  • Biology
  • Ethnohistory
  • Geology
  • Linguistics
  • Mathematics
  • Psychology
  • Religious Studies
  • Sociology

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