Co-sponsored by the departments of Religion, Languages, Literatures and Cultures, and Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work. Participating faculty bring a broad range of academic experience from disciplines of arts and humanities, behavioral and exact sciences.
The Minor in Archaeology is a program designed to lead the student to ancient foundations of human intellectual, social and material achievement through guided applications of academic disciplines. A liberal arts education is intended to provide students with a knowledge about a variety of academic areas and some experience in several of its disciplines. Archaeology as discourse about ancient things is a discipline that integrates into its own operations a variety of academic disciplines.
Students who minor in archaeology can achieve more than a knowledge of the deepest foundations of our civilization. Because of its practical and experimental nature, archaeology facilitates the integration of academic disciplines into a more coherent vision of what abroad liberal arts education is all about.