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Associate of Applied Science, Archaeological Technician

Archaeology, with its modern emphases on scientific problem solving, an evolutionary perspective and ecological theory, is a valuable part of a your science education. Our associate’s degree trains you to work as an archaeological technician, adding a vocational component to an academic discipline. Our Archaeological Technician program provides skills and academic course work that allow you to do archaeology on a voluntary, vocational level or to obtain paid seasonal positions with private firms and government agencies. You can also go on to earn your bachelor’s degree in Anthropology.

What You’ll Learn

  • Development of cultural behavior
  • History of archaeology
  • Early civilizations
  • Archaeological field techniques
  • Archaeological lab techniques
  • Cultures of modern societies
  • And more...

Degree Requirements

  • 63 credit hours, which must include ENGL 1010 (3) or equivalent, COMM 1020 (3), and MATH 1050 (3) and 9 additional credit hours of general education, including 1 course in each of the Humanities, Sciences and Social Sciences areas.
  • Minimum grade of C in all major courses (a C- is not accepted)

Course Requirements

Gen Ed Requirements

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Contact Belinda McElheny, 801-626-6241 or email


David Yoder
Lindquist Hall 235