- Total units 24 Units
- Minor code GLAR-MIN
- Academic career Undergraduate
The minor in advanced global archaeology provides students with the opportunity to explore the archaeological evidence for human societies in different locations and time periods from around the world. Courses cover the nature and transformation of cultural systems, the development of complex societies and the ongoing significance of archaeological cultures and materials in a variety of countries and regions. These courses examine the details of the archaeological record in each region and also train students in the methods and theories most appropriate to understand them. This advanced minor provides students with a uniquely global perspective on archaeological materials and the practice of archaeology.
Learning OutcomesUpon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Development of skills in the reconstruction of archaeological sequences and culture histories.
- Critical appreciation of the archaeological evidence for the reconstruction of cultural systems and cultural change in specific regions.
- Familiarity and understanding of the nature of prehistoric and historic life and cultural transformations.
- Understanding of processes and trends in past cultural systems, and the differences in these between regions.
- Appreciation of global trends in archaeological interpretation and of different national traditions in archaeological methodologies.
This minor requires the completion of 24 units, which must consist of:
24 units from completion of courses from following list:
ARCH2004 Australian Archaeology
ARCH2005 The Archaeology of the Pacific Islanders
ARCH2037 Post-Roman Archaeology of Britain: Arthur and the Anglo Saxons
ARCH2050 Archaeology of Southeast Asia
ARCH2056 Britons and Romans: Archaeology of the Western Roman Empire
ARCH2058 European prehistory from cultivation to the Celts
ARCH3024 In the footprints of Siddhartha: The Archaeology of Buddhism
ASIA2203 Archaeology of China
ASIA3051 Archaeology in AsiaBack to the top