Your research-oriented courses will include specialized training that typically is available only to graduate students at large institutions. Hamilton is one of the rare undergraduate institutions that offer a geoarchaeology major: As a major, you may conduct field research in geology and archaeology at sites in the Florida Keys, Hawaii or the European Alps. You’ll regularly do field work in Central New York. Student research with faculty members could lead to publication in a scholarly journal or to a presentation at a conference.
Nicole LaBarge ’15 started Hamilton College ready to major in creative writing, took a class and scrapped that idea. That same semester she fell for archaeology, which surprised her a little. The bigger surprise was falling for geosciences – she’d never been keen on science.More >>
Mary Beth Day ’07’s Hamilton College education inspired her to pursue a Ph.D. in earth sciences at Cambridge University. She is nearly done with her doctorate and hopes to explore a career in environmental consulting.More >>
Hamilton graduates who concentrated in geoarchaeology are pursuing careers in a variety of fields, including: