Advanced Field Methods in Archaeology and Bioanthropology

Bibliographic Information

Course Title

Advanced Field Methods in Archaeology and Bioanthropology

Institution Where Taught

University of Alaska Anchorage

Web Address (URL)

Additional Information

Course Number


Course Description

Engages students in techniques of archaeological and bioarchaeological survey, mapping and excavation, including archaeological and bioarchaeological data recovery, recording techniques, initial cataloging and laboratory processing. Project setting may include historic sites, building documentation, archival research, bioarchaeological or forensics themed field schools, and pre-contact Indigenous sites within or outside of Alaska.


Special Note: May be repeated once for credit. Graduate students will supervise the work of less experienced undergraduates under the overall supervision of the project director. They will be responsible for the quality of the excavation and recording of their undergraduate crew. They will be critically evaluated as potential professionals.
Registration Restrictions: Graduate standing and instructor approval
May Be Stacked With: ANTH A431


RPA Codes & Standards

CIfA Codes

Keywords & Terms

Topics & Issues