Students in the interdisciplinary archaeology minor embrace history through hands-on learning, including Nearby Wittenberg, an on-campus dig.

As of Fall 2020, students are unable to declare a minor in Archaeology. Students who have previously declared will be able to complete the requirements. If you have questions, please check with your advisor, or contact the Office of the Registrar at

Hands-on-History: Campus Excavation

Archaeology PhotoAssociate Professor of History Darlene Brooks Hedstrom knows that a transformative learning environment creates lifelong learners. Emphasizing the discovery of new knowledge by unearthing the past, the archaeologist used the summer to get students out of the classroom and make them dig a little deeper, literally.

Thanks to Wittenberg’s unique summer programs, students had the rare opportunity to engage in a collaborative, hands-on archaeological excavation right on campus. Read More ...

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