ANTH 503 - ARCHAEOLOGICAL SCIENCE
Long Title: INTRODUCTION TO ARCHAEOLOGICAL SCIENCE
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Course Type: Lecture/Laboratory
Credit Hours: 3
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Description: This course focuses on scientific methods that are applied to the archaeological record in order to understand past human lives. Methods include geoarchaeology, taphonomy, radiometric dating, elemental and isotopic analysis, ancient proteins and DNA. Case studies cover applications of scientific methods to ancient materials including ceramics, metals, skeletal remains, and botanical remains. Labs offer hands-on experience and discussion of case studies. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: ANTH 303. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ANTH 503 if student has credit for ANTH 303.