Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2023

     

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ANTH 303 001 (CRN: 15229)

INTRO ARCHAEOLOGY SCIENCE

Long Title: INTRODUCTION TO ARCHAEOLOGICAL SCIENCE
Department: Anthropology
Instructor: Prendergast, Mary
Meeting: 10:50AM - 12:05PM TR (21-AUG-2023 - 1-DEC-2023) 
Part of Term: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture/Laboratory
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Distribution Group: Distribution Group II
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Prerequisites: ANTH 205
Section Max Enrollment: 18
Section Enrolled: 7
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 20
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 10
Enrollment data as of: 12-JUL-2024 5:40AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
10-DEC-2023  
7:00PM - 10:00PM U
 
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. Cross-list: ANTH 503. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ANTH 303 if student has credit for ANTH 503.