|Effective: Summer 2013|
|ANTH 52||ARCHAEOLOGICAL FIELD METHODS||4 Unit(s)|
|Prerequisites: Prerequisite: Instructor permission necessary for enrollment.|
|Advisory: Advisory: Completion of, or concurrent enrollment in ANTH 8 recommended; outdoor archaeology activities may be strenuous; not open to students with credit in ANTH 11.|
|Grade Type: Letter Grade, the student may select Pass/No Pass|
|FHGE: Non-GE Transferable: CSU|
|1 hour lecture, 9 hours field work. (120 hours total per quarter)|
|Student Learning Outcomes -|
|Introduction to archaeological field methods at an archaeological site either in the Bay Area or in another country. Locating different types of archaeological sites with field survey. Methods of field excavation. Study of local artifact types and lab techniques for artifact cleaning and identification. Selection of archaeological site, mapping, excavation, and preparation of artifacts, written analysis. Working and living with members of an indigenous culture.|
|Course Objectives -|
|The student will be able to: |
|Special Facilities and/or Equipment -|
|Laboratory space, survey and excavation equipment. |
|Course Content (Body of knowledge) -|
|Methods of Evaluation -|
|Representative Text(s) -|
|Hester, Thomas R., Harry J. Schaefer, and Kenneth L. Feder. Field Methods in Archaeology, 7th ed. Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press, 2008. |
Stewart, R. Michael. Archaeology: Basic Field Methods, 1st ed. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt, 2002.
South, Stanley. Methods and Theory in Historic Archaeology, Reprint Edition. New York: Percheron Press, 2002.
King, T.F.. National Parks Service Manual, Current.
McMillon, Bill. Archaeology Handbook: A Field Manual and Resource Guide, New York: Wiley and Sons, Inc., 1991.
|Method of Instruction -|
|Discussion, Field work, Laboratory, Demonstration, and Field trips. |
|Lab Content -|
|Lab hours for this course involve in the field training which consists of the following: |
|Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing and Outside of Class Assignments -|
|Required notebook and journal entries. Submission of excavation reports. |