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Athabasca University


Archaeology provides the link between the diverse cultures of the past and our culture today. It is the study of ancient human behaviour through documentation and analysis of the material remains left in the ground.

Anthropologist Sheila Greaves on site

Archaeology students learn to

  • deal with a diverse society.
  • work in teams.
  • work carefully and patiently.
  • assimilate and communicate information.
  • solve problems.
  • make logical deductions.
  • analyze scientific evidence.
  • write reports.
  • deal with disappointment.


Updated January 27 2014 by Student & Academic Services

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