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2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIS 3381 - Public Archaeology

Credits: 3
This course provides an introduction to the field of archaeology by exploring the methods and techniques archaeologists use to investigate and interpret past cultures and their adaptations to local environments. Students will learn about the practical applications of archaeology to the fields of cultural resource management and historic preservation. A large part of the course will be experiential. Students will observe and be involved in an ongoing archaeological research project and historical interpretation. Field trips to other historic sites, archives, and research laboratories will be part of the course. There will also be daily classroom instruction and discussion.