Special Course Descriptions

ANT 308 10/ENV 308 10 - Reconstructing Past Environments

Students enrolled in Reconstructing Past Environments will spend the semester engaged with the local environment through a variety of unique and exciting ways. In addition to the traditional readings, lectures, and discussions, students will be out in the field visiting archaeological sites, taking and recording soil samples, and identifying floral and faunal species.

Students will also be directly interacting with various labs and researchers through the submission of their samples for phytolith, pollen and starch grain analysis and for carbon 14 dating. The semester will culminate with the students organizing,interpreting, and presenting on the data they collected during the semester.

No prerequisites.