Program(s) Offered: Major, Minor
The only undergraduate archaeology program at a liberal arts college in the West, archaeology at Willamette is exceptional for its interdisciplinary nature and for students’ research opportunities.
Faculty members are experienced field archaeologists who inspire students 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, Salem Society of the Archaeological Institute of America and others, the program incorporates experts from diverse fields and offers myriad opportunities for practical archaeological experience.
The program is designed to prepare students to advance as academic researchers and for professional opportunities in cultural resource management, environmental consulting, law, education, museums, planning, tourism, and other careers around the world.