Bachelor's Degree - Faculty Of Scıence And Letters

General Information

Archaeology degree program The aim of the history of human society, culture, language, art, literature, religious belief systems, traditions and customs, mentality and works surviving from them is an interdisciplinary group examining the scientific research and methods. Archaeology old people, old civilizations and cultures, as an interdisciplinary field that examines the multifaceted relationship and interactions with each other, with theoretical and practical study of ancient cultures are treated as multi-dimensional. The studies in this area enables communication and interaction relationship between a society´s past and future generations with the culture lived in the same geographical area; history today, creates cultural richness moving today to tomorrow. Excavations in the framework of the appropriate research methods and techniques in social and cultural structure of theoretical studies as well as human science of human society, surveys, information document management, compilation, archive studies, observations are versatile as discussed in the form of Analysing and scripture study of ancient texts. In this area of social studies of ancient human society, provide a better understanding of cultural and historical structures and contribute to the development of science in the universal sense.

Length of Programme & Number of Credits

4 Year - 240 ECTS

Feature & Definition

The purpose of archeology degree programs dominate the archeology of the basic principles and theories with scientific thinking ability, professional and scientific ethics acting within the framework of principles, ancient cultures and civilizations and the ruins surviving from these civilizations, and can examine the works and produce graduates capable solutions and graduates of our universities in line with these principles, research centers, museums, conservation committees, departments and municipalities KUDEB Culture and Tourism Ministry of Cultural Assets and Museums General Directorate to enable them to work in areas such as public is to gain knowledge and skills.

Mode of Study

Full Time

Head of Department


ECTS / Course Catalog Coordinator


Erasmus Coordinator


Internship Coordinator


Orientation Staff



The aim of the programme is to educate researcher, open to development, productive and creative individuals who can scientifically evaluate the development of civilisations from prehistoric times to the present day and the phases they have gone through until today, who protect the historical environment and cultural heritage, who can use the knowledge they have acquired for the creation and development of awareness of the protection of cultural heritage in society, who can apply new scientific and technological methods that are rapidly developing in archaeology. Archaeology Department Programme Teaching Aims 1. The aim of the course is to provide students with basic knowledge and advanced practical knowledge of archaeology. 2.To bring the student to the level of professional competence for scientific investigation and research. 3. To train archaeologists who can evaluate the development of civilizations from prehistoric times to the present day and the stages they have passed until today with scientific methods. 4. To teach new scientific and technological methods that are rapidly developing in archaeology. 5. To provide students with the knowledge and skills to serve in theoretical and applied fields (excavations and surveys, laboratory studies) related to cultural heritage. 6. To educate individuals who are researcher, open to development, productive and creative. 7. To educate individuals with lifelong learning and research awareness. 8. To educate individuals with professional and ethical responsibility. 9. To gain basic knowledge, skills and awareness about the protection of cultural heritage and conservation of antiquities.


Programin Hedefi In order to graduate qualified students from the department of archeology, participatory education activities such as seminars, panels, conferences, examination and research trips for application, as well as visual theoretical courses supported by auxiliary materials such as drawing, photography, projection and computer, such as land activities and excavations, as required by the surface investigations and museum studies and to participate in the excavation and to have experience to be. To ensure that our graduates become qualified archaeologists who will be able to bring to light the cultural assets of our country with scientific methods and at the same time to protect and exhibit these works with contemporary methods in our museums by providing our students with qualified studies and researches prepared with qualified studies and researches and providing their participation in domestic and foreign studies. is one of the goals of our department.

Specific Admission Requirements

Students who have 240 ECTS course loadings in the 4 year curriculum of the department of archeology and have a GPA of at least 2.00 will be awarded the student degree if they successfully complete all the courses together with the excavation internship course and finishing work.

Qualification Awarded

The Students who have successfully completed this program will be awarded an Archeology degree and these will become an archaeologist

Level of Qualification


Qualification Requirements of Graduation

Students must obtain a grade point average of at least 2.00 out of 4.00 and successfully pass all courses on the programme (equivalent to a total of 240 ECTS).

Access to Further Studies

The graduates of this program are eligible to apply for admission to graduate studies in same field or related areas if they pass the evaluation process designated according to the regulations of “Çukurova University Graduate Education and Examination Committee”, which includes ALES, general point of average, and the interview.


After the 6th semester of the education period, As a team member in the scientific archaeological excavation and surface investigations approved by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the General Directorate of Cultural Assets and Museums, they undertake a total of 30 days internship with various responsibilities.

Applied Course

There is no applied course.

Work Placement

Studies on this educational model, which is also recognized by YÖK, continue.

Double Major, Additional Major & Exchange Possibilities

Double Major, Minor, Joint Program opportunities are ongoing.

Employment Opportunities

Employment is provided in public institutions such as universities, research centers, museums, conservation councils, municipalities of municipalities, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the General Directorate of Cultural Assets and Museums.