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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

Discovery of Rare Key Helps Unlock Dixie Plantation’s Storied Past
Posted on 5 May 2015 | 12:42 pm
Original posting: 1 May 2015 | 12:00 pmBy: Ron Menchaca Contact: Maureen Hays, associate dean, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, 843.953.0760 Some archaeologists dig for years before unearthing a significant artifact. But College of Charleston student Ben Widder had a bit of beginner’s luck during an archaeology dig last year at the College’s Dixie […]
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