Academic Catalog

Archaeology (3240)

3240:500. Archaeological Theory. (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: permission. Advanced seminar covering history of scientific archaeological exploration, major theoretical paradigms and current trends in archaeology. Required for Certificate in Field Archaeology.

3240:510. Archaeogeophysical Survey. (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: permission. Advanced instruction in principles of subsurface geophysical survey techniques in archaeology. Emphasizes magnetic gradiometry and electrical resistivity techniques. Includes both laboratory and fieldwork.

3240:520. Archaeology of Ohio. (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: permission. Provides a detailed overview of Ohio's prehistoric cultures and the early historic period focusing on cultural evolution and environmental relationships.

3240:540. Archaeological Laboratory Methods. (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: Permission. Advanced laboratory processing and study of lithic, ceramic, paleofaunal, paleobotanical, metallic, archaeological materials. Emphasis varies with instructor expertise. Involves instrumental or statistical analysis.

3240:550. Archaeological Field School. (1-6 Credits)

Prerequisite: permission. A field-based course teaching basic archaeological techniques, mapping, excavation of prehistoric and historic sites, survey and documentation. (May be repeated for up to 6 credits).

3240:572. Special Topics: Archaeology. (1-6 Credits)

Prerequisite: Permission. Designed to meet needs of students with interests in selected topics in archaeology. Offered irregularly when resources and opportunities permit. May include archaeological field school, laboratory research or advanced course work not presently offered by department on a regular basis. Repeatable for up to six credits.