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Archaeology

Archaeology digThe mission of the Archaeology Program is to train students in the theory, methods, and applications of archaeology. The archaeology major accomplishes this by combining elements from the social sciences, humanities, and the natural sciences into an interdisciplinary study of the past. 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

Book Launch. ‘Charleston: an Archaeology of Life in a Coastal Community’
Posted on 23 August 2016 | 10:44 am
On August 25, the Charleston Museum will host a book launch and signing for Martha Zierden (Curator at the Charleston Museum) and Elizabeth Reitz (professor of anthropology, University of Georgia) whose book, Charleston: an Archaeology of Life in a Coastal Community, has been recently published. In addition to being curator at the Charleston Museum, Zierden holds […]
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Congratulations to our graduates!
Posted on 7 May 2016 | 6:23 pm
Congratulations to the Archaeology Class of 2015-16! Majors: Jami Baxley Ella Butler Micahael Chapman Victoria Douglas Carolyn Howle Rebecca Hudson Danielle Moase Sarenna Nath Matthew Ramsey Heather Thomas Jessica Yarborough Minors: Craig Garrison Elena Mpougas Henry Stocker Best of luck in all of your future endeavors!
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