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  Dec 17, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog (As of 10-03-17)

Archaeology, B.A.


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Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Credit Hours: 31+

In addition to completing the requirements for this major, students must also complete the degree requirements specified in the Academic Regulations  section of this catalog.

Courses within this major may also satisfy general education requirements. Please consult the Liberal Arts and Sciences General Education Requirements  for more information.

This major requires students to also declare one of the following cognate majors: Anthropology, Art History, Biology, Chemistry, Classics, Geology, Historic Preservation, or History.

Note:


With the approval of the archaeology program director, a maximum of 3 elective credit hours may be fulfilled with Independent Enrollment hours. All Special Topics and Research Seminars must involve substantial archaeological material and are to be approved by the archaeology program director prior to enrollment.

Arts and Humanities Requirement:


Complete two courses and a minimum of 6 credit hours from the following:

Notes:


*CLAS 121  and CLAS 122  are travel courses. Students must be able to walk moderately difficult trails.

With the approval of the archaeology program director, a maximum of 3 elective credit hours may be fulfilled with Independent Enrollment hours. All Special Topics and Research Seminars must involve substantial archaeological material and are to be approved by the archaeology program director prior to enrollment.

Note:


With the approval of the archaeology program director, a maximum of 3 elective credit hours may be fulfilled with Independent Enrollment hours. All Special Topics and Research Seminars must involve substantial archaeological material and are to be approved by the archaeology program director prior to enrollment.

Capstone Experience Requirement:


A hands-on application of theory and methods through fieldwork or lab work. Note: This requirement may be fulfilled with a minimum of 3 credit hours. While credits above 3 will be applied toward the major GPA, they will not be substituted for elective hours in the archaeology major. Complete one of the following capstone options:

Option E:


Students may transfer 3-6 credit hours in fieldwork from another institution. Decisions concerning the acceptance of outside field experience credit will be made by the program director. A minimum of 200 hours in the field is required, and they may include a combination of fieldwork, lab work, lectures and field trips related to the research project for which the student is registered. PR: Archaeology program director permission

Coursework Meeting Major Requirements Excluded from the Major GPA Calculation


None.  All courses that may apply toward completion of course requirements within the major apply toward the major GPA calculation.

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