Aug 17, 2019  
2018-2019 College of Liberal Arts 
    
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CLAS 340 - Archaeological Field Study

4 credits
This summer field course introduces students to archaeological field methods, including survey, excavation, and artifact recovery and processing. Instruction is through participation in an ongoing research project. This course is an intensive three-to-four-week archaeological field school run by the Classics Department. Students participate actively in the excavation of a classical site, in addition to attending lectures and participating in site visits. Students will be introduced to the material culture of the region in which the excavation occurs. Students must be prepared for fairly strenuous outdoor physical activity in hot weather. Signature of the program director is required for registration. Enrollment in the course is subject to application to the International and Off-Campus Programs Office. Signature of instructor required for registration. Recommended: Relevant coursework prior to the field school is recommended though not required. Offered annually. CLA-Off Campus Experience



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