An introduction to basic laboratory methods and techniques of archaeology using the scientific method, including cataloging, care and analysis of artifacts, bone recognition, and archaeological excavation. This course will introduce concepts within an anthropological research framework. In addition to gaining expertise in laboratory research, students will examine, discuss, critique and write about the techniques, tools, laboratory terminology and processes of laboratory research at a basic level. Students will use archaeology vocabulary in verbal and written class reports.
UC transferability is limited to 3 units maximum for ANTH 16L, 17L & 18L; not open to students with credit in ANTH 8L.
- Hours: 3 hours lab per week. 36 hours total per quarter. (36 hours total per quarter.)
CSU and UC
Information regarding how this course is applied toward CSU GE/Breadth or IGETC certification is available at:
Foothill Transfer GE Guide
For more information about the online anthropology degree, see foothill.edu/onlinelearning/students/aa_courses/aa_anthropology.html