Effective and Professional Communication
Graduates will be able to write well.
Human Cultural History and Diversity
Graduates will possess a solid knowledge of the diversity of past human cultures throughout the world, as well as how the theories and methodologies of Archaeology have contributed to that knowledge.
Research Skills and Methods
Graduates will be able to appropriately use methods to gather, process, and interpret archaeological data.
Program graduates will understand and be able apply appropriate theory in the analysis of archaeological problems.
Original Mentored Research
Students will be able to apply their methodological, and theoretical knowledge in original research projects culminating in a high quality, theoretically informed senior thesis. This will come from research experiences that are closely mentored by faculty.