The Council on Archaeological Studies is fortunate to attract some of the brightest minds in the future of the field yet maintain an atmosphere wherein students recieve personal attention from professors.

Undergraduate Program

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Undergraduates have the opportunity to choose Archaeological Studies as their major. Within Yale College, the Archaeological Studies major is administered by the interdisciplinary council, allowing and even requiring students to take a number of classes in various subgroups, including Anthropology, Classics, Geology & Geophysics, History of Art, and Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations. Offering such a variety of courses allows for exceptional flexibility within the major.

Graduate Program

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The Master's Program in Archaeological Studies aims to give students the coursework needed for the following: teaching in community colleges and secondary schools; providing the opportunity for teachers, curators, and administrators to refresh themselves on recent developments in archaeology; facilitating career advancement in cultural resource management; and providing the academic background needed for admission to a Ph.D. program.


For a full listing of courses available to students, click here.