Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2023


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ANTH 503 001 (CRN: 15562)


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
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Section Max Enrollment: 2
Section Enrolled: 3
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 20
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 10
Enrollment data as of: 17-JUL-2024 5:40PM
Additional Fees: None
Final Exam: GR Course-Dept Schedules Exam
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 303. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ANTH 503 if student has credit for ANTH 303.