IDIS-340   Field Work in Archaeology

Offered in conjunction with field work done by Calvin faculty or qualified field schools of other universities. An off-campus, on-site introduction to archaeological field work designed to expose the student to the methodologies involved in stratigraphic excavation, typological and comparative analysis of artifacts, the use of material remains in the writing of cultural history, and the preservation and presentation of sites. Field school enrollment and placement is overseen by the Archaeology Program Coordinator. Prerequisites: Interdisciplinary 240 and permission of the instructor.