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Archaeological Field School

The Anthropology Program offers the Archaeological Field School, from late June to late July, consisting of 3 seven-day-long sessions and 2 three-day-long breaks. Students in the field school earn 6 upper division credits.

Two prerequisites are required for this course:

  • Anthropology 2030 (Principles of Archaeology)
  • Anthropology 3100 (Prehistory of North America) or Anthropology 3200 (Archaeology of Early Civilizations).

For more information or to sign up, contact Madeline Mackie at

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At the present time, Weber State University’s Archaeological Field School focuses on the prehistory of the eastern Great Basin and northern Colorado Plateau. 

This year’s field school will be held in July in Southern Utah. Please contact Dr. David Yoder via email at He will be able give you more information about the upcoming field school. 

During the field school, you will acquire skills in excavation techniques, artifact classification, faunal remains identification, mapping, and basic surface survey methods.


Archaeology Lab

Take a virtual tour of Lindquist Hall's archaeology lab, where students gain hands-on experience to enhance what they learn in the classroom.