Skip to Main Content

Cultural Resources Management


This program is not currently accepting students.

Program Title

Cultural Resources Management

Degree Designation


Award Type

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

Program Level


Instruction Mode

Online and On Campus

Program Description

The Cultural Resources Management graduate certificate: 1) focuses on the benefits of public archaeology as expressed through modern compliance work and how CRM intersects heritage, cultural rights, research, preservation, resource use, and public education; 2) is committed to instilling an ethical approach to working with diverse stakeholder communities while serving as stewards for the archaeological record; and, 3) is oriented towards balancing the practical skills necessary to be a successful CRM practitioner with the theoretical understanding of why it is important to conduct CRM in the first place.



College of Liberal Arts



Admission Requirements

What previous degree and/or experience is required prior to admission to this program?

Bachelors Degree

Minimum undergraduate GPA for admission



Free Form Requisites

Admissions Requirements

  • Students entering the certificate program without an undergraduate degree in anthropology should see the department website for admission requirements.

Program Requirements

(12 Credits) ANTH 630, ANTH 631, ANTH 640, ANTH 650.

6 Credits from: ANTH 515, ANTH 530, ANTH 531, ANTH 532, ANTH 533, ANTH 534, ANTH 547, ANTH 550, ANTH 563, ANTH 588, ANTH 592, ANTH 600, or ANTH 632


See program website for additional information.

Program Learning Outcomes


Analyze and apply anthropological concepts, synthesize information from a variety of sources, and communicate ideas clearly. 


Apply anthropological approaches to the human past that integrate contemporary archaeological theory, methods, and analytical techniques to understand long term patterns and change through time.


Apply theory and methods from linguistic Sociology & Anthropology in order to situate the human capacity for symbolic communication in an evolutionary context, and to show how people in all human societies, past and present, use language in a variety of ways to mediate relationships among themselves and other features of their world.


Demonstrate a broad knowledge of four-field Sociology & Anthropology, including anthropological theory and method and respect for human diversity worldwide and through time. 


Demonstrate an understanding of the anthropological concept of culture that includes the application of anthropological theory and method to investigating cultural diversity across time and space, the importance of symbolic activity in human activity, and the independence of human cultural and biological variation. 


Read, think and evaluate data critically. 


Understand and apply contemporary evolutionary theory and recognize the process of evolution in shaping the origins and subsequent diversification of primates, including humans.

Degree Maps

Major Code


Program Code