Jun 24, 2024  
2024-25 Curriculum Guide 
    
2024-25 Curriculum Guide

Archaeology Certificate (ARCL-CC)

Location(s): Norwalk


This 2024-25 Curriculum Guide is intended as a reference for Fall 2024 registration. The complete 2024-25 Academic Catalog will be finalized on July 1, 2024.


This program is designed to train the avocational archaeologist and students pursuing archaeology as a career. Extensive field work, directed toward the rescue and preservation of local prehistory and history, is integral to the program. Successful completion of the certificate may enable the student to participate effectively in archaeological excavations world-wide.

Learning Outcomes

  • Define archaeology and explain its relationship to anthropology and history
  • Determine and employ methods to find, test, excavate, analyze, interpret, and report on archeological sites
  • Acquire skills and knowledge to become a competent archeologist
  • Identify major archeological periods and cultural traits, lifeways, and processes in various world regions

The program was designed for those having either an avocational or professional interest in studying archaeology. The program provides an educational opportunity that includes archaeological fieldwork and analysis in an environment conducive to a broad population of traditional and non- traditional students.