Intermediate Field Analysis (3-6) On-site experience in archaeological analysis in the ancient Mediterranean region.
CAMS 493 Intermediate Field Analysis (3-6)
(BA) This course meets the Bachelor of Arts degree requirements.
Students will have the opportunity to participate in archaeological fieldwork at Mediterranean sites under the direction of an experienced research archaeologist. Activities will include analysis of materials recovered in archaeological projects including maintaining an objects database, artifact sorting and reparation, recognition of pottery types, recording finds, proper handling and storing of finds, and understanding the role of artifacts in archaeological interpretation. Students will keep a journal and be graded on it as well as on their development of skills in recording and interpreting archaeological data.
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.
Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.