Gain a resume-building credential designed for public history graduate students or students from other majors with an interest in cultural resource management, preservation work and museum employment.
Learn archaeology-based cultural resource management skills that make you more competitive in the preservation-related careers job market. Study public and historical archaeology, then choose from many elective courses to suit your specific interests and career goals.
Benefit from hands-on learning opportunities during fieldwork and in the lab throughout the program.
Receive training in the interpretation, identification and analysis of artifacts within cultural landscapes.
Count courses from other departments outside of the anthropology department to meet your required hours.
Gain a valuable understanding of legislation, curation and other policies or practices.
What You’ll Study
Learn the methods and theory of historical archaeology and cultural resource management and their practical applications, ideal to supplement coursework in other historically oriented programs. The program teaches professional practice and provides archaeologically based cultural resource management skills for preservation-related employment.
Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.
Analyzing and evaluating information to make informed decisions or judgments
Learning about and respecting diverse cultures and beliefs
Developing the skills to communicate effectively and work collaboratively across cultures
Gathering and analyzing information to increase knowledge or solve problems
Communicating scientific research and findings in a clear, accurate and compelling manner
Analyzing and synthesizing information to identify patterns and connections
Using your degree
Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.
- Museum Staff
- Cultural Resource Manager
- Historical Site Interpreter
- State Park Staff
- Federal Park Staff
- State and National Parks
- Historical Preservation
- Cultural Preservation