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Archaeology (Minor)

The Archaeology minor provides students with an intensive grounding in both the methods and narratives of prehistoric and historic archaeology. Students are required to complete six courses (24 credit hours). 

Course Requirements 

Course Title Quarter Hours
ANT 103ARCHAEOLOGY4
or ANT 120 SCIENCE OF ARCHAEOLOGY
ANT 202ARCHAEOLOGICAL FIELD METHODS 16
ANT 206WORLD PREHISTORY4
To complete the minor students may select three electives from the following:12
ANT 250
MATERIAL CULTURE OF MODERN AMERICA
ANT 252
MATERIAL CULTURE AND DOMESTIC LIFE
ANT 254
HISTORICAL ARCHAEOLOGY OF CHICAGO
ANT 256
MATERIAL CULTURE OF THE OLD WORLD
ANT 358
ARCHEOLOGY OF CITIES
ANT 374
ANTHROPOLOGY AND MUSEUMS
ANT 384
ARCHAEOLOGICAL ANALYSIS
ANT 390
SPECIAL TOPICS IN ANTHROPOLOGY (Focusing primarily on archaeology)

Non-anthropology courses that apply as electives for the minor include: 

Course Title Quarter Hours
AMS 370
THE MATERIAL CULTURE OF MODERN AMERICA
HST 290
ANCIENT EGYPT
HST 291
ANCIENT WORLD HISTORY: MESOPOTAMIA AND THE FERTILE CRESCENT
HST 294
ANCIENT GREECE
HST 296
ANCIENT ROME: ORIGINS TO THE END OF THE REPUBLIC

Students majoring in Anthropology (BA) or minoring in Anthropology are restricted from earning this minor.

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