Archaeology Courses for Undergraduate Major and Minor

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Comparative Survey Courses

Can be used to fulfill the Comparative Survey requirement. All majors and minors must take at least one course from this category.

  • Arkeo 1200. Ancient Peoples and Places (Staff)
  • Arkeo 2015. Archaeology of Empires (Khatchadourian)
  • Arkeo 2200. Early People: The Archaeological and Fossil Record (Volman)
  • Arkeo 2201. Early Agriculture (Russell)
  • Arkeo 2430. The Rise and Fall of Civilization (Smith)
  • Arkeo xxxx. Great Excavations (Staff)
  • Arkeo 4259. Archaeology of the Household (Henderson)

Theory/Methods Courses

Can be used to fulfill the Theory/Methods requirement. All majors must take at least two courses from this category; minors must take one. 

  • Arkeo 2015. Archaeology of Empires (Khatchadourian)
  • Arkeo 2215. Stone Age Art (Volman)
  • Arkeo 2220. Field Course in Iroquois Archaeology (Jordan)
  • Arkeo 2610. Fieldwork in Urban Archaeology (Baugher)
  • Arkeo 2620. Laboratory in Landscape Archaeology (Baugher)
  • Arkeo 3090. Introduction to Dendrochronology (Manning)
  • Arkeo 3210. Historical Archaeology (Jordan)
  • Arkeo 3217. Stone Age Archaeology (Volman)
  • Arkeo 3230. Humans and Animals (Russell)
  • Arkeo 3232. Politics of the Past (Russell)
  • Arkeo 3269. Gender and Age in Archaeology (Russell)
  • Arkeo 3270. Environmental Archaeology (Volman)
  • Arkeo 3451. Global Cultural Heritage (Fiskesjö)
  • Arkeo 3520. Kings and States in Ancient Asia (Fiskesjö)
  • Arkeo 4011. Ceramic Analysis for Archaeology (Khatchadourian)
  • Arkeo 4020. Designing Archaeology Exhibits (Baugher)
  • Arkeo 4066. Identification and Interpretation of Archaeological Artifacts (Gleach)
  • Arkeo 4113. Archaeology of the Everyday: The Near East and Beyond (Khatchadourian)
  • Arkeo 4120. Archaeology of Orientalism (Khatchadourian)
  • Arkeo 4150. Archaeology of Greek Religion: Theory, Methods, and Practice (Barrett)
  • Arkeo 4209. Approaches to Archaeology (Jordan)
  • Arkeo 4216. Maya History (Henderson)
  • Arkeo 4230. The History of Archaeological Thought (Smith)
  • Arkeo 4233. Seminar in Greek and Roman Art and Archaeology (Alexandridis)
  • Arkeo 4250. Archaeology Research Design (Smith)
  • Arkeo 4256. Books of Fate, Books of the Ancestors: Astrology and History in Ancient Mesoamerica
  • Arkeo 4258. Archaeological Analysis (Henderson)
  • Arkeo 4259. Archaeology of the Household (Henderson)
  • Arkeo 4260. Field and Analytical Methods in Archaeology (Jordan)
  • Arkeo 4262. Çatalhöyük and Archaeological Practice (Russell)
  • Arkeo 4263. Zooarchaeological Method (Russell)
  • Arkeo 4264. Zooarchaeological Interpretation (Russell)
  • Arkeo 4267. Origins of Agriculture (Russell)
  • Arkeo 4270. Political Economy in Archaeology (Jordan)
  • Arkeo 4272. Historical Archaeology of Indigenous Peoples (Jordan)
  • Arkeo 4450. Faces of Power (Anderson)
  • Arkeo 4510. Advanced Fieldwork in Archaeology (Baugher)
  • Arkeo 4520. Advanced Lab in Historical Archaeology (Baugher)
  • Arkeo 4670. Wealth and Power in Ancient Near Eastern States (Monroe, C.)
  • Arkeo 4741. Methods and Approaches in Current Archaeology (Manning)
  • Arkeo 4800. Archaeology of Gender in Syria-Palestine (Monroe, L.)
  • Arkeo 4914. Liminality in Maritime Archaeology (Monroe, C.) 

Courses by Regional Distribution

All majors and minors must take courses from at least two regional concentrations, not including courses in the “multi-regional” category.

Mediterranean and Near Eastern Archaeology:

  • Arkeo 2010. Archaeology of the Ancient Near East (Khatchadourian)
  • Arkeo 2285. Egyptomania: Imagining Egypt in Greece and Rome (Barrett)
  • Arkeo 2550. Origins of Monotheism (Monroe, L.)
  • Arkeo 2661. Ancient Ships and Seafaring: Introduction to Nautical Archaeology (Monroe, C.)
  • Arkeo 2668. Ancient Egyptian Civilization (Monroe, C.)
  • Arkeo 2688. Cleopatra’s Egypt (Barrett)
  • Arkeo 2700. Introduction to Art History: The Classical World in 24 Objects (Alexandridis)
  • Arkeo 2710. Roman Wall Painting (Platt)
  • Arkeo 2728. Art and Archaeology of the Ancient Mediterranean (Manning, Smith)
  • Arkeo 2743. The Archaeology of Roman Private Life (Alexandridis)
  • Arkeo 2846. Magic and Witchcraft in the Greco-Roman World (Barrett)
  • Arkeo 3010. The Archaeology of the City of Rome (Alexandridis)
  • Arkeo 3130. Iconography of Greek Myth (Alexandridis)
  • Arkeo 3225. Archaic and Classical Greece (Alexandridis)
  • Arkeo 3226. Art of Late Antiquity (Anderson)
  • Arkeo 3370. Constantinople/Istanbul (Anderson)
  • Arkeo 3588. Biblical Archaeology (Monroe, L.)
  • Arkeo 3724. Death in the Roman Empire (Platt, Alexandridis)
  • Arkeo 3732. Image and Text in Graeco-Roman Culture (Platt)
  • Arkeo 4120. Archaeology of Orientalism (Khatchadourian)
  • Arkeo 4150. Archaeology of Greek Religion: Theory, Methods, and Practice (Barrett)
  • Arkeo 4233. Seminar in Greek and Roman Art and Archaeology (Alexandridis)
  • Arkeo 4262. Çatalhöyük and Archaeological Practice (Russell)
  • Arkeo 4351. Problems in Byzantine Art (Anderson)
  • Arkeo 4450. Faces of Power (Anderson)
  • Arkeo 4550. Archaeology of the Phoenicians (Monroe, C.)
  • Arkeo 4644. Late Bronze Age World of Ugarit (Monroe, C.)
  • Arkeo 4650. Hellenistic Religions (Barrett)
  • Arkeo 4670. Wealth and Power in Ancient Near Eastern States (Monroe, C.)
  • Arkeo 4736. The Aesthetics of the Sacred in Ancient Greece (Platt)
  • Arkeo 4738. Image Love, Image Hate (Platt)
  • Arkeo 4739. Archaeology of the Aegean Bronze Age (Manning)
  • Arkeo 4740. Materiality in Ancient Art (Platt)
  • Arkeo 4800. Archaeology of Gender in Syria-Palestine (Monroe, L.)
  • Arkeo 5450. The Parks and Fora of Imperial Rome (Gleason) 

North American Archaeology:

  • Arkeo 2220. Field Course in Iroquois Archaeology (Jordan)
  • Arkeo 2235. Archaeology of North American Indians (Jordan)
  • Arkeo 2610. Fieldwork in Urban Archaeology (Baugher)
  • Arkeo 2620. Laboratory in Landscape Archaeology (Baugher)
  • Arkeo 3210. Historical Archaeology (Jordan)
  • Arkeo 3248. Iroquois Archaeology (Jordan)
  • Arkeo 3600. Pre-Industrial Cities and Towns of North America (Baugher)
  • Arkeo 4260. Field and Analytical Methods in Archaeology (Jordan)
  • Arkeo 4510. Advanced Fieldwork in Archaeology (Baugher)
  • Arkeo 4520. Advanced Lab in Historical Archaeology (Baugher) 

Latin American and Caribbean Archaeology:

  • Arkeo 3255. Ancient Mexico and Central America (Henderson)
  • Arkeo 3256. Ancient Civilizations of the Andes (Henderson)
  • Arkeo 3566. Introduction to Pre-Columbian Art (Cohen Suarez)
  • Arkeo 4216. Maya History (Henderson)
  • Arkeo 4220. Inkas and Their Empire (Henderson)
  • Arkeo 4256. Books of Fate, Books of the Ancestors: Astrology and History in Ancient Mesoamerica
  • Arkeo 4268. Aztecs and Their Empire: Myth, History, and Politics 

South, Southeast, and East Asian Archaeology:

  • Arkeo 3520. Kings and States in Ancient Asia (Fiskesjö) 

Multi-regional courses (note: these cannot be used to fulfill Regional Distribution requirements, though some may be able to fulfill either the Comparative Survey or the Theory/Methods requirements – see above):

  • Arkeo 1200. Ancient Peoples and Places (Staff)
  • Arkeo 2015. Archaeology of Empires (Khatchadourian)
  • Arkeo 2200. Early People: The Archaeological and Fossil Record (Volman)
  • Arkeo 2201. Early Agriculture (Russell)
  • Arkeo 2215. Stone Age Art (Volman)
  • Arkeo 2430. The Rise and Fall of Civilization (Smith)
  • Arkeo 3090. Introduction to Dendrochronology (Manning)
  • Arkeo 3217. Stone Age Archaeology (Volman)
  • Arkeo 3230. Humans and Animals (Russell)
  • Arkeo 3232. Politics of the Past (Russell)
  • Arkeo 3269. Gender and Age in Archaeology (Russell)
  • Arkeo 3270. Environmental Archaeology (Volman)
  • Arkeo 3272. Hunters and Gatherers, Past and Present (Volman)
  • Arkeo 3451. Global Cultural Heritage (Fiskesjö)
  • Arkeo 4011. Ceramic Analysis for Archaeology (Khatchadourian)
  • Arkeo 4020. Designing Archaeology Exhibits (Baugher)
  • Arkeo 4066. Identification and Interpretation of Archaeological Artifacts (Gleach)
  • Arkeo 4113. Archaeology of the Everyday: The Near East and Beyond (Khatchadourian)
  • Arkeo 4209. Approaches to Archaeology (Jordan)
  • Arkeo 4230. The History of Archaeological Thought (Smith)
  • Arkeo 4258. Archaeological Analysis (Henderson)
  • Arkeo 4263. Zooarchaeological Method (Russell)
  • Arkeo 4264. Zooarchaeological Interpretation (Russell)
  • Arkeo 4267. Origins of Agriculture (Russell)
  • Arkeo 4270. Political Economy in Archaeology (Jordan)
  • Arkeo 4272. Historical Archaeology of Indigenous Peoples (Jordan)
  • Arkeo 4294. Seminar in Archaeology: The Archaeology of Human Origins (Volman)
  • Arkeo 4914. Liminality in Maritime Archaeology (Monroe, C.)
  • Arkeo xxxx. Great Excavations (Staff) 

A Complete Listing of All Archaeology Courses Eligible for Major Credit

Please note: This list does not include freshman writing seminars, which are not eligible for credit toward the archaeology major. It also does not include courses offered only temporarily (e.g., by postdoctoral associates). 

  • Arkeo 1200. Ancient Peoples and Places (Staff)
  • Arkeo 2010. Archaeology of the Ancient Near East (Khatchadourian)
  • Arkeo 2015. Archaeology of Empires (Khatchadourian)
  • Arkeo 2200. Early People: The Archaeological and Fossil Record (Volman)
  • Arkeo 2201. Early Agriculture (Russell)
  • Arkeo 2215. Stone Age Art (Volman)
  • Arkeo 2220. Field Course in Iroquois Archaeology (Jordan)
  • Arkeo 2235. Archaeology of North American Indians (Jordan)
  • Arkeo 2285. Egyptomania: Imagining Egypt in Greece and Rome (Barrett)
  • Arkeo 2430. The Rise and Fall of Civilization (Smith)
  • Arkeo 2550. Origins of Monotheism (Monroe, L.)
  • Arkeo 2610. Fieldwork in Urban Archaeology (Baugher)
  • Arkeo 2620. Laboratory in Landscape Archaeology (Baugher)
  • Arkeo 2661. Ancient Ships and Seafaring: Introduction to Nautical Archaeology (Monroe, C.)
  • Arkeo 2668. Ancient Egyptian Civilization (Monroe, C.)
  • Arkeo 2688. Cleopatra’s Egypt (Barrett)
  • Arkeo 2700. Introduction to Art History: The Classical World in 24 Objects (Alexandridis)
  • Arkeo 2710. Roman Wall Painting (Platt)
  • Arkeo 2728. Art and Archaeology of the Ancient Mediterranean (Manning, Smith)
  • Arkeo 2743. The Archaeology of Roman Private Life (Alexandridis)
  • Arkeo 2846. Magic and Witchcraft in the Greco-Roman World (Barrett)
  • Arkeo 3010. The Archaeology of the City of Rome (Alexandridis)
  • Arkeo 3090. Introduction to Dendrochronology (Manning)
  • Arkeo 3130. Iconography of Greek Myth (Alexandridis)
  • Arkeo 3210. Historical Archaeology (Jordan)
  • Arkeo 3217. Stone Age Archaeology (Volman)
  • Arkeo 3225. Archaic and Classical Greece (Alexandridis)
  • Arkeo 3226. Art of Late Antiquity (Anderson)
  • Arkeo 3230. Humans and Animals (Russell)
  • Arkeo 3232. Politics of the Past (Russell)
  • Arkeo 3248. Iroquois Archaeology (Jordan)
  • Arkeo 3255. Ancient Mexico and Central America (Henderson)
  • Arkeo 3256. Ancient Civilizations of the Andes (Henderson)
  • Arkeo 3269. Gender and Age in Archaeology (Russell)
  • Arkeo 3270. Environmental Archaeology (Volman)
  • Arkeo 3272. Hunters and Gatherers, Past and Present (Volman)
  • Arkeo 3370. Constantinople/Istanbul (Anderson)
  • Arkeo 3451. Global Cultural Heritage (Fiskesjö)
  • Arkeo 3520. Kings and States in Ancient Asia (Fiskesjö)
  • Arkeo 3566. Introduction to Pre-Columbian Art (Cohen Suarez)
  • Arkeo 3588. Biblical Archaeology (Monroe, L.)
  • Arkeo 3600. Pre-Industrial Cities and Towns of North America (Baugher)
  • Arkeo 3724. Death in the Roman Empire (Platt, Alexandridis)
  • Arkeo 3732. Image and Text in Graeco-Roman Culture (Platt)
  • Arkeo 4011. Ceramic Analysis for Archaeology (Khatchadourian)
  • Arkeo 4020. Designing Archaeology Exhibits (Baugher)
  • Arkeo 4066. Identification and Interpretation of Archaeological Artifacts (Gleach)
  • Arkeo 4113. Archaeology of the Everyday: The Near East and Beyond (Khatchadourian)
  • Arkeo 4120. Archaeology of Orientalism (Khatchadourian)
  • Arkeo 4150. Archaeology of Greek Religion: Theory, Methods, and Practice (Barrett)
  • Arkeo 4209. Approaches to Archaeology (Jordan)
  • Arkeo 4216. Maya History (Henderson)
  • Arkeo 4220. Inkas and Their Empire (Henderson)
  • Arkeo 4230. The History of Archaeological Thought (Smith)
  • Arkeo 4233. Seminar in Greek and Roman Art and Archaeology (Alexandridis)
  • Arkeo 4250. Archaeology Research Design (Smith)
  • Arkeo 4256. Books of Fate, Books of the Ancestors: Astrology and History in Ancient Mesoamerica
  • Arkeo 4258. Archaeological Analysis (Henderson)
  • Arkeo 4259. Archaeology of the Household (Henderson)
  • Arkeo 4260. Field and Analytical Methods in Archaeology (Jordan)
  • Arkeo 4262. Çatalhöyük and Archaeological Practice (Russell)
  • Arkeo 4263. Zooarchaeological Method (Russell)
  • Arkeo 4264. Zooarchaeological Interpretation (Russell)
  • Arkeo 4267. Origins of Agriculture (Russell)
  • Arkeo 4268. Aztecs and Their Empire: Myth, History, and Politics
  • Arkeo 4270. Political Economy in Archaeology (Jordan)
  • Arkeo 4272. Historical Archaeology of Indigenous Peoples (Jordan)
  • Arkeo 4294. Seminar in Archaeology: The Archaeology of Human Origins (Volman)
  • Arkeo 4351. Problems in Byzantine Art (Anderson)
  • Arkeo 4450. Faces of Power (Anderson)
  • Arkeo 4510. Advanced Fieldwork in Archaeology (Baugher)
  • Arkeo 4520. Advanced Lab in Historical Archaeology (Baugher)
  • Arkeo 4550. Archaeology of the Phoenicians (Monroe, C.)
  • Arkeo 4644. Late Bronze Age World of Ugarit (Monroe, C.)
  • Arkeo 4650. Hellenistic Religions (Barrett)
  • Arkeo 4670. Wealth and Power in Ancient Near Eastern States (Monroe, C.)
  • Arkeo 4736. The Aesthetics of the Sacred in Ancient Greece (Platt)
  • Arkeo 4738. Image Love, Image Hate (Platt)
  • Arkeo 4739. Archaeology of the Aegean Bronze Age (Manning)
  • Arkeo 4740. Materiality in Ancient Art (Platt)
  • Arkeo 4741. Methods and Approaches in Current Archaeology (Manning)
  • Arkeo 4800. Archaeology of Gender in Syria-Palestine (Monroe, L.)
  • Arkeo 4914. Liminality in Maritime Archaeology (Monroe, C.)
  • Arkeo 4981. Honors Thesis Research (Staff)
  • Arkeo 4982. Honors Thesis Write-Up (Staff)
  • Arkeo 5450. The Parks and Fora of Imperial Rome (Gleason)
  • Arkeo xxxx. Great Excavations (Staff)