Focus in Archaeology

Photo © G. Crawford.

What is Archaeology?

Archaeology is the study of all aspects of human life in the past, using material remains as evidence of past human activity. It is one of the four traditional subfields of Anthropology.

Undergraduate programs

UTM undergraduate students who focus in Archaeology normally enrol in one of the following programs:

  • Specialist Program in Anthropology (Science) ERSPE0105
  • Major Program in Anthropology (Science) ERMAJ0105

Learn more about Anthropology programs at UTM.

Undergraduate courses

Most of our recommended upper-level courses for a focus in Archaeology are Anthropology Science (SCI) credits.

Learn more about course selection for Anthropology programs at UTM.

Teaching and Research Specialties

At UTM, our faculty teaching and research specialties in Archaeology include:

  • origins of food production and villages;
  • ancient technology, style, material culture;
  • complex societies and early states.

Regions of interest include:

  • China;
  • Eastern North America;
  • East Asia;
  • Northeast North America;
  • South Asia.