Graduate Certificate in Archaeological Science
The Graduate Certificate in Archaeological Science is aimed at students who want to add a scientific approach and interdisciplinary perspective to their studies. The certificate is open to Penn students admitted and already enrolled in a graduate program (Master or Ph.D.). Students from any School or department can apply to the Graduate Certificate in Archaeological Science.
2 Required Courses (2 CU) from following list (taken at grad level)
|Living World in Archaeological Science
|Material World in Archaeological Science
|Introduction to Digital Archaeology
2 Elective Courses (2 CU) from following list
Any CAAM course listed at 400+ level (listed on CAAM website). Other related courses must be approved by the CAAM Director or Lab Coordinator before they may count towards the completion of the Graduate Certificate in Archaeological Science. Requests for substitution are made via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Archaeology of Animals
|Intro to the Human Skeleton
|Plants and Society
|The Past Preserved: Conservation in Archaeology
|Petrography of Cultural Materials
|Spatial Analysis of the Past
|Geophysical Prospection for Archaeology
|Bioarchaeology: Peoples of the Past
|+Independent Study Courses
Successful completion of a research project (thesis chapter, lecture, publication, etc.) overseen by a CAAM teaching specialist or affiliated faculty member.
Satisfactory grade: B or better in all 4 courses
- A letter stating your interest in studying archaeological science, an idea of the courses or topics you plan to explore and a short statement of the research project you wish to undertake.
- Your program of study, your department/School and the name and email of your advisor
- Send application materials to Marie-Claude Boileau at email@example.com