- Total units 24 Units
- Areas of interest Archaeology
- Minor code ARCH-MIN
- Academic career Undergraduate
The minor in archaeology provides students with the opportunity to explore archaeological techniques and evidence for human societies in different locations, for both prehistoric and historical periods.
- Development of an understanding of patterns and regional variation in the human past as revealed by the archaeological evidence.
- Understanding of how archaeologists reconstruct past cultures and lifeways.
- Understanding the long-term cultural changes in different parts of the world.
- Enhancing knowledge of human physical and cultural evolution.
Learning OutcomesUpon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- identify patterns and regional variation in the human past as revealed by the archaeological evidence;
- explain how archaeologists reconstruct past cultures and lifeways;
- describe long-term cultural changes in different parts of the world; and
- explain the basics of human physical and cultural evolution.
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This minor requires the completion of 24 units, which must include:
A maximum of 12 units may come from completion of courses from the following list:
|ARCH1112||From Origins to Civilizations||6|
A minimum of 12 units must come from completion of courses from the following list:
|ARCH2005||Archaeology of the Pacific Islanders||6|
|ARCH2007||Archaeological Laboratory Methods||6|
|ARCH2037||Post-Roman Archaeology of Britain: From Arthur to the Black Death||6|
|ARCH2041||Introduction to Environmental Archaeology||6|
|ARCH2050||Archaeology of Southeast Asia||6|
|ARCH2052||Archaeology in Film and Fiction||6|
|ARCH2055||Archaeological Fieldschools & Fieldwork Practice||6|
|ARCH2056||Britons and Romans: Archaeology of the Western Roman Empire||6|
|ARCH2061||Archaeological Field Methods||6|
|ARCH3023||Thinking through the past: archaeological theory from 1950||6|
|ARCH2058||European prehistory from cultivation to the Celts||6|
|ARCH3024||In the footprints of Siddhartha: The Archaeology of Buddhism||6|
|ARCH3026||History of Archaeology: Discovering the Past||6|
|ARCH3028||Archaeology of Death and Mortuary Practices||6|
|ARCH3029||Making-Taking-Using-Breaking: Material Culture Studies and Technology in Archaeology||6|
|ARCH3030||Archaeology of Ritual and Religion||6|
|ASIA2203||Archaeology of China||6|
|BIAN3125||Ancient Health & Disease||6|
|BIAN2128||Forensic Anthropology and Archaeology||6|
|BIAN3010||Scientific Dating in Archaeology and Palaeoenvironmental Studies||6|
|BIAN3016||Analysis of Vertebrate Remains||6|
|HUMN2051||Introduction to Cultural Heritage Management||6|