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Anthropology Field Schools

Frequently Asked Questions about Completing an Anthropology Field School

The following links showcase the work that students have done in previous field schools:

In collaboration with the Charleston Museum, the Anthropology Program at the College of Charleston hosts the bi-annual Southeastern Archaeological Field School where students work at historic sites around Charleston County. The field school experience is an intensive 7-week class that takes you into the field to learn the skills and techniques that will prepare you for work as a contract archaeologist after graduating from the College. The next field Southeastern Archaeological Field School will be offered in Summer 2017.  If you have questions about the Southeastern Archaeological Field School, contact Dr. Barbara Borg at or 953-5738.

If you are considering completing a field school abroad or with another institution and want to receive academic credit for that experience, please contact our Associate Chair, Dr. E. Moore Quinn ( or (843) 953-7306.

Resources for locating field school opportunities: