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Department of History and Archaeology, AUB
 
Undergraduate Program in Archaeology

Mission Statement: 
The undergraduate program in Archaeology provides students with a working knowledge
and critical understanding of the methodological and theoretical principles of archaeological
investigation and fieldwork. Its curriculum introduces students to the wealth and diversity of
Mediterranean and Near Eastern archaeology. In addition to developing essential knowledge
about the material and cultural roots of past societies, the program enhances student awareness
about the value and relevance of Lebanon’s and the region’s archaeological heritage. In line
with the Faculty’s mission, the program maintains Major and Minor flexible requirements,
enabling students to explore other areas of academic interest.

 

Students majoring in Archaeology must complete a minimum of 39 credit hours in the department, including HIST 286, HIST 287, AROL 233 or AROL 234, and AROL 291 or AROL 292. Detailed programs will be determined by subcommittees of the department, which will advise each student on courses in his/her major, related departments, and electives. In fulfilment of university requirements majors must also take the following: language requirements ( English 6 crs.; Arabic 3 crs.) ; General Education requirements ( Humanities 12 crs.; Social Sciences 6 crs.; Natural Sciences 6 crs.;  Quantitative Thought 3 crs.)

 

Modes of Analysis

English and Arabic (9) (12+39)

Humanities (12+ 39)

Social Sciences (6)

Natural Sciences (6)

Quantitative Thought (3)

Lecture courses        (9+39+6+3)

1. Required Arabic course: ARAB 201A or 201B or any upper lever course

2. Required English courses: ENGL 203(3), 204(3)

1. Required credits in the humanities: 12 credits including 6 credits from CVSP

2. Nine archaeology courses ( 27 cr.) from the following: AROL 201, 211, 212, 213, 214, 215, 216, 217, 218, 219, 220, 221, 222, 223, 224, 225, 226, 231, 235, 236

Two courses (6)

The academic adviser will recommend particular courses in these disciplines

Two courses (6)

 The academic adviser will recommend particular courses in theses disciplines

One course(3)  in computer literacy

 

Fieldwork (3)

 

Required archaeology course : AROL 233 (3) or 234 (3)

 

 

 

Seminar (3)

 

Required archaeology course : AROL 291 (3) or 292 (3)

 

 

 

Laboratory (3)

 

 

 

 

Computer Lab (3)

Research Project (3)

 

Required history courses: HIST 286 (3), 287 (3) 

 

 

 

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