May 24, 2018  
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ANTH 480 - Archaeological Reconnaissance


Units: 3
Six hours activity per week
Prerequisite: ANTH 105  
Provides an introduction to the different approaches and methods related to archaeological reconnaissance, which involves the discovery, evaluation, and recording of cultural resources. Emphasis will be placed on the theory and practical application of archaeological field research skills associated with site survey. Course topics include sampling strategies; site identification; evaluation of site locations and conditions (such as soils, landscape formations, plant habitats, and urban disturbance); site documentation and reporting techniques; and legislative compliance. Repeatable up to 6 units.
Graded: Letter Grade



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