Geoarchaeology Undergraduate Certificate

Archaeology through a science lens

Use science concepts – like geography and geology – to explore Earth’s history and its people.

Uncover answers to past human actions, lifestyles and landscapes.

Improve your readiness for further study (undergraduate or graduate) into archaeology.

Choose your certificate

Contact the Academic Advising and Transfer Center to declare a certificate in geoarchaeology.


This certificate provides the coursework to broaden the student’s background of both the geological and archaeological methods of geoarchaeology. The courses provide the student with the background to apply the methods to investigate archaeological sites and to obtain the background to pursue geoarchaeology at the undergraduate and/or graduate level.

Program requirements (13 hours)

  1. GLG 110(4); ANT 305(3).
  2. One course from: GLG 314(3), GLG 590(3), GRY 348(3).
  3. One anthropology course from: ANT 340(3), 345(3), 351(3), 355(3), 360(3), 545(3), 550(3).
  4. All candidates must satisfy the General University Certificate Requirements.

Completion requirement

Attain a GPA of 2.50 or higher in all courses used to fulfill the certificate requirements.