2015-2016 Academic Catalog 
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2015-2016 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANTH 273 - Laboratory Methods in Archaeology II:CD

2.0 Credits
Experience hands on work with archaeological materials in a laboratory setting. Learn proper techniques of artifact preparation, identification, documentation, and data collection. Apply analytic techniques to current research questions. Serve as peer advocate for introductory students. Prerequisite
ANTH 271 and placement in ENGL 099. Corequisite

Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Identify common types of artifacts found in archaeological sites. This will include working with classifications and taxonomic keys to identify cultural material and various species of animals and plants derived from archaeological contexts.
  2. Demonstrate protocols for data collection, labeling and cataloging of archaeological artifacts.
  3. Demonstrate competency in gathering and/or manipulating data derived from cultural remains.
  4. Investigate cultural data within the context of a current research question.
  5. Write clear and concise descriptions and analyses of artifacts.
  6. Develop leadership skills as they lead a team of students through archaeological lab activities.
  7. Effectively communicate, as a mentor, with other students new to archaeological field methods.

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