Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

ANTH 303 - INTRO ARCHAEOLOGY SCIENCE

Long Title: INTRODUCTION TO ARCHAEOLOGICAL SCIENCE
Department: Anthropology
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture/Laboratory
Distribution Group: Distribution Group II
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: This course focuses on methods of scientific analysis applied to archaeological materials, including bone, stone, pottery, glass, and metal. Methods conclude absolute dating, mineral petrography, experimental archaeology, elemental and isotopic analysis, and ancient DNA. Labs offer hands-on experience with various archaeological materials and analytical methods. Recommended Prerequisite(s): ANTH 205