ANTH 410 - Public Archaeology
Prerequisite: ANTH 103 and at least 2 credits in ANTH 332 or ANTH 303 or consent of instructor
See Addenda for changes to this course, effective Spring 2018.
An introduction to public archaeology, its history of development. Emphasis will be placed on the basic knowledge and training necessary for careers in contract archaeology and cultural resource management: 1) to introduce students to the history of the development of public archaeology; 2) to study the federal, state and local legislation protecting archaeological resources; 3) to provide administrative training for doing contract archaeology - contract and research proposal development, report writing, Environmental Impact Statement interpretation and to provide a basic background for cultural resource management careers. Offered alternate years, spring semester. May be taken for graduate-level credit.