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Archaeology

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Uncover clues to the past in the only undergraduate archaeology program at a liberal arts college in the West.

Archaeology and student at a dig site

Fly drones over archaeological sites from Salem to Scotland. Use ground-penetrating radar to determine the location of historic landmarks. Probe excavation sites to help preserve Indigenous artifacts.

As a student in our archaeology program, you’ll have access to powerful research opportunities across the street and around the globe. Our professors are experienced field archaeologists who will inspire you to dig, to search, to illuminate the shadows in human history. 

Through the Archaeology Field School, Center for Ancient Studies and Archaeology, Hallie Ford Museum of Art and Salem Society of the Archaeological Institute of Americas, you’ll work with experts across disciplines. You’ll also gain practical experience using innovative technologies.

By the time you graduate, you’ll be ready for professional opportunities in cultural resource management, environmental consulting, law, education, museums, planning, tourism and an array of other careers.

Willamette University

Archaeology

Address
Willamette University
900 State Street
Salem Oregon 97301 U.S.A.
Phone
503-370-6061
503-370-6944 fax