Jun 22, 2018  
2017-2018 Shepherd University Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Shepherd University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANTH 345 - Archaeological Field Methods and Lab

(4 cr) A study of theories, methods, and techniques of archaeology as applied to analysis of environmental impacts on historic and prehistoric sites. This includes the use of social scientific techniques for mitigating the impacts of planned changes to the physical or cultural environment such as site survey, excavation techniques, laboratory techniques, and artifact analysis. This course will provide valuable knowledge on the techniques of data collection used in the study of cultural groups, with these techniques applied to environmental impact statements, urban planning, and resource management. This is predominantly a field-based and laboratory-based course.



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