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Undergraduate

Bachelor of Arts in Archaeology

As the primary sponsor of one of the largest projects in the Middle East, La Sierra University is very active in archaeology in Jordan. A number of La Sierra students participate each dig season. La Sierra also has a large collection of Biblical-era artifacts, including cooking pots, lamps, jewelry, figurines, and other pieces.

Course Requirements

ARCHAEOLOGY MAJOR

Required: 62 units, as follows:
44 units:
ANTH 215 Cultural Anthropology (4)
ARCH/ANTH 216 Introduction to Archaeology (4)
ARCH/RELB 445 Old Testament Archaeology (4)
ARCH/RELB 446 New Testament Archaeology (4)
ARCH 447 Archaeology Method and Theory (4)
ARCH 494 Fieldwork in Middle East Archaeology (8)
ARCH/HIST 432E The Mediterranean World of Antiquity (4)
or ARCH/HIST 432_ Mesopotamia (4)
ARCH/RELB 497 Seminar in Archaeology (4)
RELB 206 Sacred Texts: Old Testament (4)
RELB 207 Sacred Texts: New Testament (4)
4-8 units:
ANTH 325 Peoples of the World (4)
ARCH/HIST 432_ Mesopotamia (4)
or ARCH/HIST 432E The Mediterranean World of Antiquity (4)
GEOG 276 Physical and Human Geography (4)
RELH/HIST 445 History of Christianity I: Formation (4)
4-8 units:
ARTA 308 Art History: Ancient through Renaissance (4)
ARTS 194B Photoshop and Illustrator Basics (4)
ARTS 224 Drawing (4)
ARTS 255 Photography (4)
ARTS 274A A or B Ceramics (4)
6-9 units:
RELL 251/252/253 Beginning Latin [Classical] (12)
RELL 381/382/383 Intermediate Greek [Classical] (9)
ARAB 101/102/103 Arabic [Pre-Classical] (12)
RELL 481/482/483 Beginning Hebrew [Pre-Classical] (9)
RELL 491 Akkadian [Pre-Classical] (4)
RELL 494 Egyptian [Pre-Classical] (4)
RELL 497 ANE Language [Pre-Classical] (4)

 


Minor in Archaeology

Archaeology Minor

Required: 32 units, as follows:
20 units:
ARCH/ANTH 216 Introduction to Archaeology (4)
ARCH/RELB 445 Old Testament Archaeology (4)
ARCH/RELB 446 New Testament Archaeology (4)
ARCH 447 Archaeology Method and Theory (4)
ARCH 494 Fieldwork in Middle East Archaeology (4)
0-8 units:
ANTH 215 Cultural Anthropology (4)
ANTH 325 Peoples of the World (4)
ARCH/HIST 432E The Mediterranean World of Antiquity (4)
ARCH/HIST 432_ Mesopotamia (4)
ARCH 494 Fieldwork in Middle East Archaeology (4)
ARCH/RELB 497 Seminar in Archaeology (4)
GEOG 276 Physical and Human Geography (4)
RELH/HIST 445 History of Christianity I: Formation (4)
0-4 units:
ARTA 308 Art History: Anicent Through Renaissance (4)
ARTS 194B Photoshop and Illustrator Basics (4)
ARTS 224 Drawing (4)
ARTS 255 Photography (4)
ARTS 274A or B Ceramics (4)
0-4 units:
RELL 251/252/253 Beginning Latin [Classical] (12)
RELL 381/382/383 Intermediate Greek [Classical] (9)
ARAB 101/102/103 Arabic [Pre-classical] (12)
RELL 481/482/483 Beginning Hebrew [Pre-classical] (9)
RELL 491 Akkadian [Pre-classical] (4)
RELL 494 Egyptian [Pre-classical] (4)
RELL 497 ANE Language [Pre-classical] (4)

 

 



 

 

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religion@lasierra.edu

951.785.2041

 

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Friday

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