ARCHAEOLOGICAL STUDIES (ARC)
ARC 409/509 Cr. 1-3
Readings and Research in Archaeology
Directed readings or research
under the supervision of an instructor. Prerequisites: ARC 200 or
490/590, consent of supervising instructor, and junior standing.
Repeatable for credit -- maximum 6.
ARC 490/590 Cr. 3
Archaeology for Teachers
This course explores methods
and resources for applying archaeology in the regular precollegiate
classroom. A brief overview of the science of archaeology, and the
pre-European cultures of Wisconsin and Minnesota is provided. Offered
ARC 491/591 Cr. 3
Archaeology Field School for Teachers
Participants will experience
the basic skills used in the excavation of archaeological sites,
including surveying techniques, methods of excavation, compilation of
field data and laboratory analysis. Practical application of the
skills will be related to the classroom of the precollegiate
instructor. Repeatable for credit -- maximum 9. Prerequisite: ARC
490/590. Offered occasionally.
ARC 492/592 Cr. 3
Archaeology Analysis Procedures for Teachers
Taking a hands-on approach to
analyzing and interpreting archaeological remains, the class will
integrate lectures with demonstrations, experiments, and supervised
laboratory projects. Study will focus on the potential for
interpreting human lifeways and adaptations to the environment from
stone tools, ceramics, floral, and faunal remains. Practical
application of the interpretation process will be related to the
classroom of the precollegiate instructor. Introduction will provide
an overview of field procedures. Prerequisite: ARC 490. Offered
ARC 498/598 Cr. 1-3
Seminar in Archaeology
Intensive study of some
specific area or problem of archaeology. Prerequisite: ARC 200 or
490/590. Repeatable for credit -- maximum 6 in ARC 498 and ANT 499.
Department option, Pass/Fail grading.