For more information on the admission process, please visit the Office of Undergraduate Admissions website. Applications may be submitted via the Common Application.

Supporting documents not submitted online should be mailed to:

Office of Undergraduate Admissions
The George Washington University
800 21st Street NW, Suite 100
Washington DC 20052

Contact for questions: or 202-994-6040

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 18 credits, including 6 credits in required courses and 12 credits in elective courses.

ANTH 1003Archaeology
ANTH 3838Theory and Practice in Archaeology
Four courses from the following. An independent study course in archaeology or an approved art history course may be substituted for one of the four courses.
ANTH 2821Myths and Mysteries in Archaeology
ANTH 2822Archaeology in Film and Television
ANTH 3801African Roots from Australopithecus to Zimbabwe
ANTH 3801WAfrican Roots from Australopithecus to Zimbabwe
ANTH 3802Human Cultural Beginnings
ANTH 3802WHuman Cultural Beginnings
ANTH 3803Old World Prehistory: First Farmers to First Cities
ANTH 3803WOld World Prehistory: First Farmers to First Cities
ANTH 3804Origins of the State and Urban Society
ANTH 3805Archaeology of Israel and Neighboring Lands
ANTH 3806Art and Archaeology of the Aegean Bronze Age
ANTH 3808Archaeology and the Celts
ANTH 3811Historical Archaeology
ANTH 3812The Aztec Empire
ANTH 3813Archaeology of North America
ANTH 3814Ancient Mexican Civilizations
ANTH 3823Archaeology of Ritual and Religion
ANTH 3832Paleoanthropological Field Program
ANTH 3833Field Research: New World
ANTH 3834Field Research: Old World
ANTH 3835Historical Archaeology Field Program
ANTH 3838WTheory and Practice in Archaeology
ANTH 3839Lab Research Methods in Archaeology
ANTH 3891Special Topics in Archaeology