|Effective: Summer 2015|
|ANTH 51||ARCHAEOLOGY SURVEY||2 Unit(s)|
|Advisory: Advisory: Not open to students with credit in ANTH 11B.|
|Grade Type: Letter Grade, the student may select Pass/No Pass|
|FHGE: Non-GE Transferable: CSU|
|6 hours laboratory. (72 hours total per quarter)|
|Student Learning Outcomes -|
|Introduction to field survey in archaeology. Emphasis on site identification, survey techniques and recording skills. All work is conducted at field sites.|
|Course Objectives -|
|The student will be able to: |
|Special Facilities and/or Equipment -|
|Course Content (Body of knowledge) -|
|Methods of Evaluation -|
|Representative Text(s) -|
|White, Gregory and Thomas King. The Archaeology Survey Manual. Left Coast Press, Walnut Creek, CA. 2007. |
Banning, E.B., Archaeological Survey (Manuals in Archaeological Method, Theory and Technique). First Edition. New York: Springer, 2002.
McMillon, Bill, Archaeology Handbook: A Field Manual and Resource Guide, Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 1991.
King, T. F., Archaeological Survey, National Parks Service Manual, 2010.
Although several of these texts are older than the suggested "5 years or newer" standard, they still remain seminal texts in this area of study.
|Method of Instruction -|
|Lecture, Discussion, Field work, Oral presentations, Demonstration, Field trips. |
|Lab Content -|
|Required field survey practical exercises using compass, GPS and total station, among other techniques, to include ground-penetrating radar. |
|Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing and Outside of Class Assignments -|
|Requirement to learn methods on an real archaeological site. Examinations of methods carried out on site. |