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University of Utah Archaeological Summer Field School
Monday, June 08, 2020, 8:00 AM to Wednesday, July 29, 2020, 5:00 PM EST
Category: Course

Location (Field Station):
Range Creek Field Station

Course Description:
The University of Utah's summer program in archaeological field methods will be held at Range Creek Canyon. Sponsored by the Department of Anthropology and the Natural History Museum of Utah, this eight-week field course is designed to teach basic archaeological field methods. Under the direction of Dr. Shannon Boomgarden, participants will receive training in a variety of field techniques including: Survey and excavation Mapping Soil identification Aspects of paleo-ecological researchStudents will also have the opportunity to participate in a variety of experimental projects using traditional methods to farm small plots and/or collect wild resources. No previous experience is necessary, but some exposure to basic archaeological and anthropological concepts is recommended.Admission to the field school is by application only and is limited to 12 students. Priority for admission will be given to those pursuing a professional career in archaeology or a related discipline. Applications are welcomed from both current University of Utah students, non-students and out-of-state students. Students will earn 8 semester upper division credits upon successful completion of the field school (ANTH 5712).

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Contact: Shannon Boomgarden [email protected]