Undergraduate Concentration in Archaeology (inter-departmnental program


Interested in Archaeology, but don't want to commit to the major? A concentration in archaeology is a great complement to a range of disciplines, such as History, E3B, Classics, and Women's & Gender Studies. This track allows students to continue to take classes from across these disciplines and others. Students with more than one academic focus, or with another major, may wish to take a concentration in archaeology.


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This program of study should be planned with the program advisers. A total of 21 points from within anthropology, art history and archaeology, and other approved departments, with no more than four courses being taken within any single department. Requirements for the concentration are as follows:

  • Any one of the following courses:
    • ANTH V1007 The origins of human society
    • ANTH V1008 The rise of civilization
    • ACLG V2028 Pasts, presents, futures: a critical introduction to 21st-century archaeology
  • One seminar or colloquium in one of the following departments: Anthropology, Art History and Archaeology, Classics, or History, as approved by the program advisers.
  • Three upper-level archaeology courses, including at least one from two different regions of the world.
  • One related course, planned with the program advisers in accordance with the student's interests.

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Undergraduate Concentration in Anthropology



Required points: 20 points within the department of Anthropology

Required Courses for a Concentration in Archaeological Anthropology:
  • ACLG V2028 Pasts, presents, futures: a critical introduction to 21st-century archaeology
  • More information here

    Contact the Anthropology DUS, Prof. Claudio Lomnitz, or the archaeology advisor, Prof. ZoŽ Crossland to find out more.