Western Kentucky University

Archaeology Courses

Archaeology Courses

ANTH 335 OLD WORLD PREHISTORY (three credit hours)

General Education Category E

A survey of prehistoric indigenous developments in the Old World, focusing on regional adaptations, representative sites and artifacts, food production and complex society, and chronologies.

ANTH 336 NEW WORLD PREHISTORY (three credit hours)

General Education Category E

Survey of prehistoric indigenous developments in North, Central and South America, focusing on peopling the New World, regional adaptations, representative sites and artifacts, food production and complex society, and chronologies.

ANTH 432/432G FIELD COURSE IN ARCHAEOLOGY (one to nine credit hours each)

Prerequisite: ANTH 130 or consent of instructor.

Includes archaeological survey, site mapping, artifact recovery, recording, and cataloging. Work is usually conducted on prehistoric Indian sites. The number of credit hours will be determined in consultation with instructor. May be repeated for a maximum of nine hours of credit.

ANTH 438 ARCHAEOLOGICAL LAB METHODS (three credit hours)

Prerequisite: ANTH 130 or consent of instructor.

Provides practical experience in the methods and techniques for classifying and analyzing archaeological materials and interpreting the resulting data.

Other archaeology courses are offered under the Cultural Resource Management concentration.

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