The mission of our program in Archeology is to give you theoretical, practical and methodological knowledge so you can analyze efficiently socio-cultural changes through time. Our curriculum will train you to master the four fields of this discipline-- physical anthropology, archeology, linguistics and cultural anthropology--so you can succeed professionally and pursue studies in graduate school at world class institutions. Finally, as an expert in Archeology, you can work in research centers, government and museums, among many options, being outstanding for your ability to study and preserve remains of extinct societies.
UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE OBJECTIVES
As a professional in Archeology, you will understand the diversity and development of human relationships through time, from different viewpoints and practices, in order to discern social manifestations in cultural material vestiges. Additionally, you will have practical experience to explore, preserve, protect and broadcast archeological heritage.
Upon completion of your career, as well as expanding your initial aptitudes, Archeology will:
- Provide you with a holistic and interdisciplinary basis in the area of anthropology.
- Teach you to use correctly and professionally the knowledge you have acquired.
- Give you adequate training for the professional use of electronic and digital media.
- Prepare you to gather and process collected data through electronic media.
- Foster your ability to analyze the cultural environment, by comparing your own culture with others you will experience.
- Boost your capacity to increase applications of Archeology and open new fields of action.
- Conviction to work for the common good and to strive for success.
- Vision to accomplish goals through learning.
- Ability to face the challenges of an increasingly competitive world.
- Comprehensive approach to generate scientific and technological knowledge in your area.
- Good reading habits and predilection for documentary and field research.
At the end of your studies, having acquired new knowledge and expanded your abilities, you will have:
- Practical experience to carry out exploration, conservation, protection and diffusion of archeological heritage.
- Statistical knowledge to analyze and interpret quantitative data obtained through archeological research, search and rescue.
- Ability to transmit archeological knowledge to different audiences.
- Application of modern methodological and technical methods used in archeology.
- Utilization of theoretical and practical bases to register, recover and interpret ancient remains, in order to propose ways to conserve them.