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Archaeology Master's Program

Required Coursework

The master's program at the University of Utah is structured specifically to give students the flexability they need to grow into their specific areas of interest.

Proseminar Series (Anthropology 6100, 6200, 6300, 6400), to be taken in the first year (students who have previously taken 6161 are exempt).

Statistics. All graduate students are expected to have basic proficiency in statistics. Most graduate students will be expected to gain additional statistical expertise, as determined by the student's supervisory committee.

Program-specific requirements: In addition to the department-wide courses above, masters students are required to take the following archaeology specific courses. Courses in addition to these may be required by a student's supervisory committee.


ANTH 6461 - Behavioral Ecology and Anthropology
ANTH 6361 - Behavioral Ecology and Archaeology
ANTH 6345 - Cultural Resources Management 
Electives - 5 to 9 courses (15-27 credit hours)

For additional Master's degree requirements, please see the Graduate Student Handbook.


Archaeology Faculty

Jack Broughton

Brian Codding

J. Tyler Faith

Alexandria Greenwald

Lisbeth Louderback

Duncan Metcalfe

Rick Paine

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Last Updated: 11/17/23