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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

Faculty-Student Research Receives Support
Posted on 18 December 2014 | 9:41 am
Congratulations to the following archaeology students and faculty mentors, who have received support for research and professional presentations from the College’s Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities: Academic Year Research Award Alana Acuff (Anthropology) and Jami Baxley (Classics) Mentor: James Newhard Title: The Global Electronic Repository of Aegean Scripts (GERAS): post-processing 3D structured light scanning […]
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Civil War Artillery Shell discovered during construction work on Sylvia Vlosky Yaschik Jewish Studies Center!
Posted on 3 December 2014 | 3:24 pm
“This Might Only Happen in Charleston” 3 December 2014 | 2:52 pm By: Melissa Whetzel Living history isn’t just a slogan at the College of Charleston. It’s true. Today construction workers unearthed a Civil War-era artillery shell that is believed to have been there for more than a century. The shell, which is about a […]
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