Why Major in Archaeology?

Archaeologists possess insatiable curiosity about the basic questions surrounding human existence. What? When? Where? How? Why? Who? To answer these questions researchers must draw on almost every academic field. The challenge of integrating concepts from diverse fields makes archaeology an exciting and rewarding discipline.

About the Program

During the Academic Year 2020-2021, the Interdisciplinary Program in Archaeology will suspend declarations of the major and minor due to a restructuring of the curriculum. For questions about majoring in Anthropology with an emphasis in Archaeology, please contact Prof. Sarah Baitzel (sbaitzel@wustl.edu) for more information. read more »