Field Work and Technical Skills
Graduate students will be competent in anthropological field work and the analysis of archaeological or sociocultural data. Specific technical skills attained include some combination of the following: understanding and use of a system of archaeological site documentation and excavation, using a total station, global positioning systems, using appropriate analysis tools in site exploration and interpretation, field note writing, participant observation, interviewing, and/or ethnographic data analysis. (ANTHR 501, ANTHR 502, ANTHR 503, ANTHR 530, ANTHR 543, ANTHR 590R, ANTHR 599R, ANTHR 695R).
Graduate students will create and present professional quality papers on archaeological or sociocultural topics, including presenting papers and posters at professional meetings, and/or submitting written findings to journals or other publication outlets. (ANTHR 500, ANTHR 501, ANTHR 502, ANTHR 503, ANTHR 511, ANTHR 512, ANTHR 522, ANTHR 524, ANTHR 525, ANTHR 526, ANTHR 530, ANTHR 535, ANTHR 543, ANTHR 562, ANTHR 564, ANTHR 565, ANTHR 566, ANTHR 580, ANTHR 590R, ANTHR 596, ANTHR 599R, ANTHR 694R, ANTHR 695R).