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New Classes Offered Spring 2021

Cultural Resource Management: Applied Archaeology in the United States (ANTH 2224)

 Do you want to learn about archaeological research being conducted in your own backyard? Would you like to develop knowledge and skillsets that could lead to a job in archaeology immediately after graduation? Now, more than ever, it is essential that students interested in careers in archaeology explore opportunities in CRM. Because of the current global pandemic, many academic jobs have been put on hold. CRM archaeologists, however, are considered "essential workers." Thus, it is advantageous to understand how CRM works and what it takes to begin a career in CRM.

In this class, you will:

  • Attain a detailed knowledge of the goals, methods, and applications of Cultural Resource Management;
  • Understand how cultural resource   legislation governs archaeological research;
  • Apply knowledge of this legislation to the identification of   archaeological or historic resources;
  • Have knowledge of the skills required for becoming a CRM archaeologist.