Applied Archaeology Certificate
College: College of Social Sciences & Professional Studies
Learning Outcomes for the Applied Archaeology Certificate
- Students will understand the regulations and policies of cultural resource management in the United States.
- Students will recognize the possible impacts of archaeology in nearby communities within the contemporary global tourism economy.
- Students will realize the potential of archaeology to engage the public in the human past in a variety of educational contexts.
Requirements for the Applied Archaeology Certificate
The Applied Archaeology Certificate provides an opportunity for students to gain knowledge of and experience in Cultural Resources Management (CRM), Public Archaeology, and Heritage Archaeology. Cultural resources management is focused on identifying, examining, preserving, and/or recovering archaeological sites, contexts, and remains. Public archaeology is concerned with educating, interacting and sharing with, and involving the public regarding archaeological research and preservation efforts. Heritage archaeology involves the engagement of stakeholder’s in the preservation and presentation of an area’s archaeological sites and landscapes. All three areas represent significant and growing areas of employment in archaeology today.
|ANTH 201||Introduction to Archaeology||3|
|GEOG 308||Conservation of Cultural and Natural Resources||3|
|ANTH 300||Topics in Data Collection and Analysis:||3|
|or ANTH 491||Anthropology Fieldwork|
|Select two of the following:||6|
|Topics in Data Collection and Analysis: 1|
|Heritage and Tourism|
|Archaeology of North America|
Not available for selection if used as Fieldwork Course.