A minor in Archaeology can be a fulfilling complement to any program of study for students interested in areas ranging from the history of human civilization, to mankind's interaction with the environment, or AUB's Lebanese surroundings. Students choosing a minor in archaeology must complete five courses numbered 200 and above, including one of the following courses: AROL 211, AROL 212, AROL 233, AROL 234, AROL 291, or AROL 292.
Sample Course Selection
For a complete list of course descriptions please refer to the latest edition of the AUB Catalogue.
AROL 101 Introduction to Archaeology
AROL 201 Archaeology in Lebanon
AROL 211/212 Methodology
AROL 213 The Human Story I: The Old Stone Age (up to ca. 10,000 BC)
AROL 215 The Near East in the Bronze Age I 3.0; 3 cr. (Chalcolithic and Early Bronze Age)
AROL 218 The Phoenician Expansion in the Mediterranean
AROL 220 Ancient Mesopotamia: Assyria and Babylonia
AROL 222 Archaeology of the Greek World
AROL 224 Introduction to the Roman World
AROL 227 The Archaeology of Anatolia I
AROL 231 Ancient Near Eastern Religions
AROL 232 Animals in Archaeology
AROL 233/234 Fieldwork in Archaeology
AROL 235/236 Special Topics in Archaeology: including “Daily Life in Ancient Egypt," “Plants and People in the Past," and “The Archaeology of Landscapes"
AROL 263 Islamic Cities, 600-1500
AROL 291/292 Senior Seminar
AROL 293 Ancient Texts
For declaring a minor, requirements and forms visit the webpage of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.