The archaeological facilities of the department include teaching and research labs for Arctic, Great Lakes, and Historic archaeology. Limited collections for each of these research areas are held in the department and can be used in student research.
Field equipment sufficient for small scale excavation is available. The department has good holdings of 35 mm slides covering the prehistory of several world areas, along with a small collection of artifact reproductions from spanning human prehistory.
Courses offered in Archaeological Anthropology
- ANTH 100 Introduction to Anthropology
- ANTH 201 Principles of Archaeology
- ANTH 320 Studies in Hunter-Gatherer Archaeology
- ANTH 321 Archaeology of Complex Cultures
- ANTH 322 The Archaeology of the Great Lakes Area
- ANTH 440 Archaeological Analysis and Interpretation
Recommended courses outside the department for students with a particular interest in archaeology (in general, courses for which there are prerequisites are not included here): A unit in statistics, ACC 122; ARTS 198 or CS 100; EARTH 121, 122; ENGL 210C or SCI 209; ENV S 195, 201; GEOG 101, 102, 160, 201; PHIL 145, 258