The Graduate Certificate in Archaeological Science is aimed at students who want to add a scientific approach and interdisciplinary perspective to their studies. The certificate is open to Penn students admitted and already enrolled in a graduate program (Master or Ph.D.). Students from any School or department can apply to the Graduate Certificate in Archaeological Science.
2 Required Courses (2 CU) from following list (taken at grad level):
|ANTH 567||Living World in Archaeological Science|
|ANTH 521||Material World in Archaeological Science|
|CLST 562||Introduction to Digital Archaeology|
2 Elective Courses (2 CU) from following list:
|ANTH 415||Archaeology of Animals|
|ANTH 404||Intro to the Human Skeleton|
|ANTH 440||Plants and Society|
|ANTH 435||The Past Preserved: Conservation in Archaeology|
|CLST 512||Petrography of Cultural Materials|
|CLST 545||Spatial Analysis of the Past|
|ANTH 533||Archaeobotany Seminar|
|ANTH 552||Aracheometallurgy Seminar|
|ANTH 592||Bioarchaeology: Peoples of the Past|
|ANTH 633||Forensic Archaeology|
+Independent Study Courses
Successful completion of a research project (thesis chapter, lecture, publication, etc.) overseen by a CAAM teaching specialist or affiliated faculty member.
Satisfactory grade: B or better in all 4 courses
- A letter stating your interest in studying archaeological science, an idea of the courses or topics you plan to explore and a short statement of the research project you wish to undertake.
- Your program of study, your department/School and the name and email of your advisor