Lab Skills for Anthropology

Lab Skills for Anthropology
Analytical and laboratory techniques as part of a BYU-sponsored archaeological project.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 1.0 Lecture, Arr Lab
 PrerequisitesANTHR 402 & ANTHR 455
 ProgramsContaining ANTHR 456
Course Outcomes

Lab Skills in Anthropology/Archaeology

-Students will gain hands-on laboratory skills in artifact analysis through the study of data sets obtained in the previous Archaeology Field School held in the Spring of the same year in either the American Southwest or Petra, Jordan.

-Students will learn the correct methods for handing and analyzing field data sets in order to develop a research question as well as critically evaluating the methodologies and theories necessary for answering this question.

-Students learn how to chose correct analysis methodolgies and will also integrate statistical analysis into the evaluation of their data set.

-Students will develop the research question that will become their Senior Thesis capstone project from the processes of this course.