Archaeology Microcredential

The Department of Anthropology is excited to offer a new Integrative Curricular Microcredential in Archaeology.  This microcredential provides students with a methodological and theoretical background in the sub-discipline of archaeology, capped off by a transformational and reflective field or laboratory experience. Students who qualify for the microcredential should contact the program coordinator, Dr. Pacheco (, so that it can be placed on your permanent transcript.

Total Credits Required to Complete Microcredential in Archaeology:  9 credits

Basic Requirement: ANTH 110 Introduction to Archaeology (3 credits)

Choose one Ancient Civilizations course (3 credits): 

  • ANTH 207 Ancient Civilizations of North America, or
  • ANTH 215 Ancient Civilizations of the Old World, or
  • ANTH 235 Ancient Civilizations of Mesoamerica and the Andes 

Choose one Transformational Learning course (3 credits):

  • ANTH 320 Archaeology Field School, or
  • ANTH 383 Archaeological Method and Theory, or
  • ANTH 395* Internship in Anthropology, or
  • NTH 399* Directed Study and Research           

* Directed study or internship experiences, such as lab projects or museum experiences, must be supervised or approved by archaeology faculty members or the chair of the department.