Intermediate Field Methods (3-6) On-site experience in archaeological fieldwork in the ancient Mediterranean region.
CAMS 492 Intermediate Field Methods (3-6)
(BA) This course meets the Bachelor of Arts degree requirements.
Students will have the opportunity to participate in a practicum in archaeological fieldwork at Mediterranean sites under the direction of an experienced research archaeologist. Activities will include surveying recognition and recording of stratigraphy and standing remains, recovery of artifacts and ecofacts, and on site conservation. Students will keep a journal and be graded on it as well as on their development of skills in excavation and interpretation. This course may be used to fulfill a requirement for the Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies option of the CAMS major and as a 400-level course for the CAMS Minor. The course will be available when CAMS faculty conduct archaeological fieldwork or students participate in projects approved by CAMS archaeology faculty. Estimated enrollment will vary depending on project, funding, etc.
Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.