Revised Archaeology Minor Approved!

The Rollins College Academic Affairs Committee has given approval for a revised Archaeology Minor.  The new minor sets Rollins as a leader in the discipline with a curriculum geared toward best practices in the field.  The new minor emphasizes three types of classes: 1) Methodological Core Courses; 2) Geographic Surveys of the Archaeology of Specific Regions; and 3) Problem Oriented Courses that Examine socio-cultural themes from a cross-cultural perspective.  Current minors may choose to adopt either the new curriculum or finish with the old version.

ARCHAEOLOGY MINOR MAP

SEVEN COURSES: two (2) core, two (2) geographical & three (3) electives

Core Courses (required)

  • ANT 228 Introduction to World Archaeology (Yearly: Walz)
  • ANT 323 Archaeological Field Methods and Research Design (Yearly; Walz) Prerequisites: one (1) archaeology course or ANT 210
Geographical Courses [two (2) of seven (7); at least one (1) Western & one (1) Non-Western]

  • ANT 231 Topics in Regional Archaeology (Based on Demand)
  • ANT 232 Archaeology of Africa (Tri-annually: alternate years w/Indian Ocean and South Asian): Walz; GenEd C
  • ANT 233 Indian Ocean in Antiquity (Tri-annually alternate years w/African and South Asian): Walz; GenEd C
  • ANT 234 Archaeology of South Asia (Tri-annually: alternate years w/ African Archaeology and Indian Ocean): Walz; GenEd C
  • ARH 235 Art and Archaeology of Near East and Egypt (Tri-annually (alternate years w/Greek World and Ancient Rome): VP; GenEd C
  • ARH 236 Art and Archaeology of Greek World (Tri-annually: alternate years w/Near East and Egypt and Ancient Rome): VP; GenEd D
  • ARH 237 Art and Archaeology of Roman Empire (Tri-annually: alternate years w/Near East and Egypt and Greek World): VP; GenEd D
Elective Courses (topical / methodological) [any three (3); at least two (2) must be 300-level; one (1) elective may be satisfied with an additional geographical course; 300-level courses require one (1) previous archaeology course or permission of instructor]

  • ANT 207 Topics in Anthropological Archaeology (Based on demand): Walz; GenEd varies based on course content
  • ANT 210 Human Evolution (Yearly; Lauer)
  • ANT 215 Human Ecology (Yearly; Berry-Hamilton)
  • ANT 229 Tools, Technology & Time (Yearly: Walz; GenEd P)
  • ANT 307 Topics in Anthropological Archaeology (Based on demand: Walz; GenEd varies based on course content)
  • ANT 370 Forensic Anthropology (Yearly: Lauer)
  • ARH 335 Topics in Art & Archaeology (Based on demand: VP; GenEd varies based on course content)
  • CLS 306 Topics in Classical Archaeology (Based on demand: VP; GenEd varies based on course content)

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