In addition to teaching these classes I am also the coordinator of the Archaeological Sciences Option. This is a transcripted sequence of classes recommended to students who are interested in an in-depth study archaeological methods and theories.
ARCHY 109 Archaeology in Film
Deals with depictions of archaeology by and for non-archaeologists and implication of those depictions at the intersection of archaeology, the human past, and popular culture. 5 credits, I&S
ARCHY 270 Field Course in Archaeology
Introduction to field acquisition of archaeological data through survey and excavation. On-going field projects; recovery and recording techniques. 12 credits, I&S
ARCHY 299 Archaeological Laboratory Techniques
Laboratory procedures geared to one specific archaeological research project. Prerequisite: either ARCHY 105 or ARCHY 205. 1-3, max. 12 credits, I&S
ARCHY 309 Archaeology of Mainland Southeast Asia
Covers the archaeology of mainland Southeast Asia from the first colonization by hominins to the appearance of written texts, especially in Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, and Myanmar. Emphasizes methods of acquiring archaeological data and addressing current controversies about mainland Southeast Asia prehistory. Prerequisite: ARCHY 205. 5 credits, I&S. Archaeological Sciences non-core class.
ARCHY 319 Archaeology of Australia
Archaeology of Australia with an emphasis on understanding of the evidence and interpretation of both singular events and long-term processes in prehistory. Prerequisite: ARCHY 205. 5 credits, I&S. Archaeological Sciences non-core class.
ARCHY 482 & 486 Geoarchaeology Lab & Seminar
Lab & seminar on the identification, analysis, and interpretation of sediments and soils associated with archaeological remains. Covers geomorphology, geochemistry and geophysics in archaeology. Prerequisite: ARCHY 205. 3 & 3 credits. Archaeological Sciences core class.
ARCHY 499 Undergraduate Research
Advanced laboratory procedures geared to one specific archaeological research project. Prerequisite: ARCHY 205. 5-6, max. 12 credits.
ARCHY 509 Archaeology and Explanation
Analytical, historical and quantitative examination in archaeology and philosophy of science. Prerequisite: permission of instruction. 5 credits
For more information about current offerings in the archaeology program, see the UW ARCHY course catalog