The archaeology minor sequence will focus on the societies of people in the past through engaging with their ancient landscapes, physical remains and material culture. You will focus on Ancient Israel in its Near Eastern context and Rome, especially its province of Judaea. The minor includes coursework and fieldwork opportunities.

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Completion requirements

A student must complete 40 cp of the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:

  1. at least 10 cp from 100-level units (Part A)
  2. 20cp to 30 cp from 200- and/or 300-level units (Part B)

Complete at least 10 credit points from the following:

  • ARCH100Archaeology of Ancient Israel10 CP

    Recommended for ITE students

  • ARCH101Introduction to Ancient Languages10 CP

    Not included in an ITE sequence

  • HIST116The Ancient Near East10 CP

Complete 20 to 30 credit points from the following:

  • ARCH200Archaeological Evidence and Practice10 CP
  • ARCH201Canaanites, Philistines, Judahites and the Rise of the Davidic Monarchy10 CP
  • ARCH202Roman Judea: Occupation and Conflict10 CP
  • ARCH204Archaeological Excavation in Israel20 CP

    Approval of Head of School or Course Coordinator

  • ARCH300Near Eastern Art, Text and Literature10 CP
  • GEOG312Mapping for a Complex World10 CP

    Not included in an ITE sequence

  • HIST240Ancient Israel: Empires and Exile10 CP

    Recommended for ITE students

  • HIST241Persians, Greeks and Romans: Cyrus to the Caesars10 CP

    Recommended for ITE students

  • HIST308Making History10 CP

    Recommended for ITE students

  • HUMA319Rome Field School: Landscapes Past and Present10 CP

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