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Course Offerings

Note: Refer to the academic calendar for course descriptions


The following Archaeology courses are offered every academic year in either the Fall or Winter semesters:

  • AR101: Invitation to Archaeology (also AR101OC)
  • AR102: Doing Archaeology
  • AR104: Greece: Minotaur to Alexander (also AR104OC)
  • AR105: Ancient Rome: Not Just Caesar (also AR105OC)
  • AR/HI225: History of Ancient Greece
  • AR/HI226: History of Ancient Rome
  • AR252OC: Life in the Stonehenge Era
  • AR336: Cultural Resource Management
  • AR370: Introduction to Osteology
  • AR460: Paradigms in Archaeology
  • AR462: Capstone Seminar in Archaeology


Other Archaeology courses are offered in alternating years during the Fall and Winter semesters.

The following courses will be offered in 2024/2025, 2026/2027, 2028/2029, etc.:


  • AR203: Becoming Human
  • AR217: Artifact Analysis
  • AR221: Archaeology of Greece and Rome
  • AR222: Archaeological Mysteries of North America
  • AR229: Indigenous Archaeology
  • AR230: Fakes, Frauds, and Mysteries
  • AR332: Children in the Ancient World
  • AR333: Archaeology of Disasters
  • AR338: Current Issues in Classical Archaeology
  • AR341: Analytical Archaeology & Data Management
  • AR342: Above-Ground Archaeology
  • AR390: Special Topic
  • AR470: Health, Diet, and Disease


The following courses will be offered in 2025/2026, 2027/2028, 2029/2030, etc.:

  • AR201: An Archaeological Approach to Myth
  • AR205: Archaeology of the Middle East
  • AR216: Archaeology of Athletics
  • AR228: Who Owns the Past?
  • AR246: Environmental Archaeology
  • AR250: Digital Heritage and Archaeology
  • AR290: Special Topic
  • AR337: Archaeology of Religion
  • AR344: Archaeological Science
  • AR364: Archaeological Landscapes
  • AR371: Burial Practices Around The World
  • AR372: Managing Archaeological Collections
  • AR471: Health, Diet, and Disease in the Past


For certain courses in Archaeology & Heritage Studies, including those associated with summer fieldwork opportunities, registration is done in consultation with the Department. Please contact the Department for more information.

  • AR219: Introduction to Field Archaeology
  • AR380: Archaeology in Practice
  • AR382: Archaeological Consulting Practicum
  • AR440: Directed Study
  • AR452: Advanced Field Archaeology


Archaeology and Heritage Studies Approved Courses