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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog (as of 03-10-17) 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog (as of 03-10-17) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Archaeology Minor

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Phone: 843.953.5485
James Newhard, Director

At the College of Charleston, faculty from across four schools teach courses that expose students to the fundamentals and applications of archaeology. The minor program recognizes the completion of a course of study designed to highlight the interdisciplinary nature of a field that routinely integrates elements of the social sciences, humanities, arts, and natural sciences. This program serves as a means to unify and coordinate archaeological study at the College of Charleston and to provide a forum for intellectual contact between faculty and students.


Credit Hours: 22-28

Electives (9-10)

Students will take one elective course from each of the following groups: social sciences; humanities and arts; and natural sciences.

Arts and Humanities (3)


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

Capstone Experience: Fieldwork (3-8)

A hands-on application of theory and methods through fieldwork or lab work forms the capstone experience.*


*Students may transfer 3 to 6 credit hours in fieldwork from another institution. This option accommodates students who have a particular interest in archaeological research outside the confines of opportunities available at the College of Charleston. Decisions upon acceptance of outside field experience will be determined by the program director.

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