Course Description for Archaeological Field Methods
Archaeological Field Methods
Description: This course is a summer archaeological field school. This 6-week field practicum offers an extraordinary opportunity to gain hands-on experience in archaeological fieldwork. Its objectives are to allow students to develop a better understanding of how archaeology is practiced and to explore how people in the past lived and interacted with their natural and cultural worlds. Students will learn basic field techniques, including survey shovel testing, unit and block excavation, mapping, record keeping, and the use of survey/mapping equipment.
Repeatability: This course is repeatable up to a total of nine credits.