Western Kentucky University

Cultural Resource Management

Cultural Resource Management

ANTH 434/434G GRAVEYARD ARCHAEOLOGY (three credit hours)
Application of archaeological methods in the documentation of historic graveyards, emphasizing legal mandates, formation processes, subsurface prospecting, remote sensing, mapping, and headstone recording. Students must arrange own travel to field site(s).

ANTH 436 APPLIED ARCHAEOLOGY (three credit hours)
Prerequisite: ANTH 130 or consent of instructor.
Examines contract archaeology and public archaeology within the context of cultural resource management, emphasizing legal mandates, field methods, public education programs, and ethics.

ANTH 470 MUSEUM PROCEDURES AND PRESERVATION TECHNIQUES (three credit hours)
Essential aspects of museums and of preservation, i.e., collecting, preserving, researching, exhibiting, and interpreting material culture. Cross-listed with FLK 470.

ANTH 493/493G ARCHAEOLOGY STEWARDSHIP (three credit hours)
Prerequisite: Course pass, ANTH 130, and at least six additional hours in anthropology.
Field monitoring, assessment, and documentation of the integrity of local archaeological sites threatened by cultural and natural formation processes. Students must arrange own travel to field sites.

FLK 434/434G HISTORIC PRESERVATION AND PLANNING (three credit hours)
An overview of historic preservation methods and practice. The course will include an overview of the historic preservation movement in the United States and an examination of preservation law and methodology. A field project is required.

FLK 445/445G AMERICAN ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY (three credit hours)
An interdisciplinary survey of American architectural history, including trends and styles, architect designed and manufactured structures and elements, and the social history of American architecture.

FLK 446/446G RESTORATION OF HISTORIC INTERIORS (three credit hours)
This course focuses on design and other aspects of interior historic restoration of both academic and vernacular structures. Attention is focused on aesthetic issues of designing domestic and commercial historic interiors for restoration or adaptive reuse.

FLK 447/447G HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE INTERIORS III (three credit hours)
Analysis of styles in architectures and interiors from ca. 1900 to the present time. Emphasis on interiors and furnishing of both academic and vernacular structures and the forces which affected their development.

FLK 464/464G VERNACULAR ARCHITECTURE (three credit hours)
The forms, functions, and styles of buildings constructed according to custom from local materials to meet individual and cultural preferences.

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