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Minor in Archaeology (ARCHMIN)Department of Anthropology

Students on Summer 2020, Fall 2020, or Spring 2021 requirements.

Description

The Minor in Archaeology offers students the opportunity to enhance their undergraduate studies with coursework on material culture and how humanity's past informs our present and future. Options for the minor include courses on early human evolution and tool use, ancient civilizations, cultural resource management, museum studies, and archaeological methods.

Minor requirements

The minor requires at least 15 credit hours, including the requirements listed below.

  1. Introductory Course. One (1) course:
  2. Archaeological Methods. One (1) course:
    • (Recommended course)
    • (Recommended course)
  3. Archaeology of a Geographic Region. One (1) course:
  4. Archaeology Electives.
    1. Elective. One (1) course:
      • (with departmental approval)
      • (with departmental approval)
      • Up to 5 total credit hours of the following:
      • (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
      • (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
      • (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
    2. Advanced Elective. One (1) additional course:
      • (with departmental approval)
      • Up to 5 total credit hours of the following:
  5. GPA and Hours Requirements.
    1. Minor Residency. At least 9 credit hours in the minor must be completed in courses taken through the Indiana University Bloomington campus or an IU-administered or IU co-sponsored Overseas Study program.
    2. Minor Upper Division Courses. At least 9 credit hours in the minor must be completed at the 300–499 level.
    3. Minimum Grade. Except for the GPA requirement, a grade of C- or higher is required for a course to count toward a requirement in the minor.
    4. Minor GPA. A GPA of at least 2.000 for all courses taken in the minor—including those where a grade lower than C- is earned—is required.