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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 occasionally.
 
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 occasionally.
 
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.

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