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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Geoarcheology - Certificate

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This certificate cross-trains students in archeology, geography, and geology to emphasize
the necessity of understanding physical processes in places and regions as
important vectors in shaping human habitation and resource use over time. The certificate
prepares students to be highly competitive in either further education or the job market.

Major Common Core
Archeology Foundation
ANTH 210 Introduction to Archaeology

Major Restricted Electives
Earth Science Foundation (choose 3-4 credits)
GEOG 101 Introductory Physical Geography (3)
GEOL 122 Earth History (4)

Archeology Electives (choose 3 credits)
ANTH 410 Archaeology of Minnesota (3)
ANTH 411 Archaeology of Native North America (3)
ANTH 412 Archaeology of Latin America (3)
ANTH 416 Archeological Methods (3)

Earth Science Electives (choose 6-8 credits)
GEOG 315 Geomorphology (3)
GEOG 411 Soils Geomorphology (3)
GEOG 415 Earth Surface Processes (4)
GEOG 416 Fluvial Geomorphology and Hydrology (4)
GEOL 201 Elements of Mineralogy (4)
GEOL 320W Sedimentology and Stratigraphy (4)

Gainful Employment Program Information
The program is a Gainful Employment program regulated by the U.S. Department of Education. The U.S. Department of Education requires additional information be provided to you about this certificate program. For more information follow these links: