ARH Archaeology Program Courses
Transforming archaeological results into statements about people and their life ways. Covers basic archaeological theory, including research design, sampling, stratigraphy, seriation, formation and testing or evaluation of hypotheses, regional analyses. Introduces some of the major schools of archaeological theory, including New Archaeology and Post-Processual Archaeology.
Techniques for making archaeological data meaningful after excavation or survey. Archaeological measurements, compilation of data, database design, archaeological systematics, and sampling theory in the context of lithics, pottery, floral, faunal and other archaeological remains.
From earliest times through the rise of complex hunter-gatherers, and the food producing revolution to politically complex societies in Southwest Asia.
Opportunity for students participating in non-degree credit archaeological digs to submit reports, field notes and term papers for degree credit.
An instructor-supervised group project in an off-campus setting. See page 40 for details.
Unique opportunity to explore a particular archaeological topic in-depth. Topics vary from year to year.
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