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Archaeology Program

Archaeology digThe archaeology major is an interdisciplinary pursuit as it combines elements from the social sciences, humanities, and the natural sciences. A minor in archaeology is also available.

Because of its interdisciplinary nature, archaeologists find employment in a wide variety of work settings such as museums, colleges and universities, government agencies, public and private foundations, and consulting firms in a diverse array of roles including educator, researcher, administrator, and consultant.

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Archaeology Program News

Roundtable Discussion on Indigenous Communities and Archaeology
Posted on 4 November 2015 | 3:02 pm
The Archaeology Club, as a part of Native American History Month, is sponsoring a roundtable discussion on Friday, November 13 from 4:00 to 6:30 in the Alumni Center of the School of Education, Health, and Human Performance. “Indigenous Communities and Archaeology: Points of Engagement, Points of Contention” Panelists: Christopher Judge: University of South Carolina – Lancaster […]
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Student-Faculty Research Looks to Impact Ancient Glass Studies
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 7:36 pm
How do archaeologists identify the fragmentary shards of glass found in excavations as bottles, plates, and cups?  Archaeologists at the College of Charleston can tell you. Sarah Legendre and Dr. Allison Sterrett-Krause presented preliminary findings of their work conducted over the summer in the annual celebration of summer research at the College of Charleston.  Their study […]
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