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Department of Archaeology | Faculty of Environment Simon Fraser University Calendar | Spring 2021

Archaeology Extended Minor

This program consists of the lower division requirements for an archaeology major and the upper division requirements for an archaeology minor (see below). Programs must be approved by the department advisor.

Program Requirements

This program consists of the lower division requirements for an archaeology major and the upper division requirements for an archaeology minor (see below). Programs must be approved by te department advisor.

Lower Division Requirements

Students complete all of

ARCH 101 - Reconstructing the Human Past (3)

A survey of methods used by archaeologists to discover and interpret the past. Examples will be drawn from selected sites and cultures around the world. Students who have taken ARCH 201 may not enroll in ARCH 101. Breadth-Social Sciences.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
D100 Bob Muir
TBD
D900 David Maxwell
TBD
ARCH 131 - Human Origins (3)

A non-technical survey of the primate background of humans, fossil primates, and fossil humans, and the associated evidence of cultural development. An introduction to physical anthropology. Breadth-Social Sci/Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
D100 Dennis Sandgathe
TBD
ARCH 272W - Archaeology of the Old World (4)

A survey of the major centres of Old World cultural development from the Palaeolithic to the Bronze Age. Basic concepts used in reconstructing prehistoric cultures, and the artifactual and contextual evidence for the development of culture. Prerequisite: ARCH 100, 101, or 201. Writing/Breadth-Social Sci.

ARCH 273 - Archaeology of the New World (4)

A survey of prehistoric cultures of North and South America. The peopling of the New World, the rise of the pre-Columbian civilizations of Mexico and Peru, and the cultural adaptations by prehistoric populations to other parts of the New World. Prerequisite: ARCH 100, 101, or 201. Breadth-Social Sciences.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Rudy Reimer
Tu, Th 9:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby

and two of

BISC 102 - General Biology (4)

Survey of the diversity of life, and its evolutionary history on earth. The student is introduced to the study of genetics, development, and evolution, giving an overview of how these processes interact to produce form and function. Also included are principles of behavior and ecological relationships of organisms to each other and their environment. Prerequisite: High school biology 12 (or equivalent) with a C grade or better, or BISC 100 with C- or better, or BISC 113 with C+ or better, or HSCI 100 with C+ or better. Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Ivona Mladenovic
Erin Barley
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D101 Erin Barley
Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D102 Erin Barley
Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D103 Erin Barley
Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D104 Erin Barley
Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D105 Erin Barley
Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D106 Erin Barley
Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D107 Erin Barley
Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D108 Erin Barley
Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D109 Erin Barley
Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D110 Erin Barley
Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D111 Erin Barley
Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D112 Erin Barley
Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D113 Erin Barley
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D114 Erin Barley
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D115 Erin Barley
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D116 Erin Barley
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D117 Erin Barley
Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D118 Erin Barley
Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D119 Erin Barley
Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D120 Erin Barley
Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D121 Erin Barley
Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D122 Erin Barley
Th 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D123 Erin Barley
Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D124 Erin Barley
Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
EVSC 100 - Introduction to Environmental Science (3)

Introduces students to the study of environmental science. Lecture material spans contributing disciplines, emphasizing integration of diverse concepts to understand environmental problems. Tutorials develop core academic skills in environmental science context. Students who have completed EVSC 200 may not complete this course for further credit. Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D300 Arvind Saraswat
Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D301 Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D302 Th 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D303 Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D304 Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D305 Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D306 Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D307 Th 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D308 Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D309 Fr 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D310 Fr 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
INDG 101 - Introduction to Indigenous Studies (3)

Introduces the nature and goals of Indigenous Studies as an academic discipline that emphasizes cultures and homelands of First Peoples. Students with credit for FNST 101 may not take this course for further credit. Breadth-Humanities/Social Sciences.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Bryan Myles
Th 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
E100 Madeleine Reddon Potvin
We 5:30 PM – 8:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
F100 Sarah Henzi
We 5:30 PM – 8:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OL01 Distance Education
GEOG 111 - Earth Systems (3)

An introduction to landforms, climates, soils and vegetation; their origins, distributions, interrelationships and roles in the ecosystem. Laboratory work and field trips are included. Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Andrew Perkins
TBD
D101 Tu 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D102 Tu 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D103 Tu 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D104 We 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D105 We 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D106 We 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D107 We 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D108 Th 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D109 Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D110 Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D111 Th 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
GEOG 255 - Geographical Information Science I (3)

A basic overview of Geographical Information Systems and Science; GIS software, hardware, data structures and models; spatial data, operations and algorithms; practical applications and limitations. Prerequisite: GEOG 100 or 111 or permission of instructor. Students with credit for GEOG 354 may not take this course for further credit. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Yuhao Lu
Yuhao Lu
Th 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D101 Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D102 Th 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D103 Fr 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
REM 100 - Global Change (3)

This course provides students with an overview of global environmental change and its causes from a social science perspective, historically and at the present time. Population growth, an increasing ecological footprint and changes in ideology, social organization, economy and technology will be critically reviewed. New ways of thinking in natural and social science will be considered in relation to specific issues such as land, soil and food; energy, raw materials and solid waste; air pollution and transportation; water, oceans and fisheries; climate change; forestry and biodiversity; urbanization, and alternative futures. Breadth-Social Sciences.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Scott Harrison
TBD
D101 Scott Harrison
Mo 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D102 Scott Harrison
Mo 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D103 Scott Harrison
Mo 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D104 Scott Harrison
Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D105 Scott Harrison
Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D106 Scott Harrison
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D107 Scott Harrison
Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D108 Scott Harrison
Mo 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D109 Scott Harrison
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D110 Scott Harrison
TBD
D111 Scott Harrison
Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
SA 101 - Introduction to Anthropology (A) (4)

Anthropology asks fundamental questions about how people live and interact in different contexts. Engages with contemporary social life around the world, including the relations among people, ideas, and things. Provides analytical tools to help understand the role of culture and society in our lives. Breadth-Social Sciences.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Natasha Ferenczi
Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D101 Tu 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D102 Tu 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D103 We 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D104 We 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D105 We 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D106 We 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D900 Cristina Moretti
Mo 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D901 Cristina Moretti
Mo 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D902 Mo 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D903 Mo 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D904 Mo 6:30 PM – 8:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby

Upper Division Requirements

Students complete a total of at least 16 units of archaeology, which must include one course from each of groups I, II, III and IV listed below.

Group I - Core Program

ARCH 372 - Material Culture Analysis (4)

Analysis and interpretation of archaeological material culture. This lecture and laboratory course combines the practical problems of recognition and interpretation of archaeological specimens, typology, seriation, and statistical procedures with the basic principles of archaeological theory. Prerequisite: ARCH 101 or ARCH 201.

ARCH 376 - Quantitative Methods in Archaeology (4)

Theory, method, and operation of the application of statistical techniques to the description, classification, analysis, and interpretation of archaeological data. Prerequisite: ARCH 101 or ARCH 201, and any one of ARCH 285, GEOG 251, PSYC 210, STAT 101, STAT 201, STAT 203, or STAT 205. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Thomas Royle
TBD
D101 Sessional
We 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
ARCH 471W - Archaeological Theory (5)

The cultural, evolutionary, physical, and distributional principles which underlie the prediction and reconstruction of the past. Prerequisite: ARCH 101, 131, 201, 272W and 273. Writing.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Ross Jamieson
We 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D101 Ross Jamieson
Mo 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby

Group II - Environmental Archaeology Courses

ARCH 329 - Special Topics in Environmental Archaeology (3)

Select topics relating to environmental archaeology. Variable units: 3, 4, 5. Prerequisite: ARCH 101 or ARCH 201.

ARCH 340 - Zooarchaeology (5)

An introduction to the study of animal remains from archaeological sites. Coverage of the major concepts and methods used in the study of animal remains and detailed practical coverage of the vertebrate skeleton. Prerequisite: ARCH 101 or ARCH 201.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Christina Giovas
TBD
D101 Christina Giovas
Tu 9:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
ARCH 363 - Landscape Archaeology (3)

The interpretation of archaeological evidence to look at the ways that people in the past perceived, constructed, and used their natural surroundings and their built environments. Prerequisite: ARCH 100 or ARCH 101 or ARCH 201, and 45 units.

ARCH 365 - Archaeological Perspectives on Human Ecology (3)

Examines methods, theories, and concepts for understanding how past cultures interacted with their bio-physical surroundings. Integrates diverse kinds of data and knowledge to understand these relationships. Topics to be addressed include local and traditional ecological knowledge, paleoenvironmental reconstruction, human-environment interaction, human-induced environmental changes, paleodiet, and domestication. Prerequisite: ARCH 101 or ARCH 201; or any two of ARCH 100, REM 100, GEOG 100, EVSC 100; and 45 units.

ARCH 375 - From Soup to Nuts: The Archaeology of Food (3)

Examines the origin, development, and cultural significance of the foods we eat. We will delve into the role of food in human evolution and the development of food ways through time. Students are exposed to various approaches taken by archaeologists, anthropologists, palaeoanthropologists, and historians in the study of food and food ways. Prerequisite: ARCH 101, ARCH 201, or 45 units.

ARCH 383 - Molecular Bioarchaeology (3)

Introduces molecular biology techniques used to analyze DNA to address archaeological questions and applications to degraded DNA samples for forensic identification of human remains and conservation of endangered species. Prerequisite: ARCH 101, ARCH 131, or 201.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Dongya Yang
Mo 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
ARCH 386 - Archaeological Resource Management (3)

Surveys the origins, implementations, and need for archaeological heritage legislation on an international and national scale. Topical issues associated with contract archaeology, public archaeology, native heritage, and avocational societies are incorporated. Prerequisite: ARCH 101 or ARCH 201.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Bob Muir
TBD
ARCH 388 - Geoarchaeology (5)

This course introduces the concept of archaeological sites as active constituents in natural Quaternary land-forming and land-altering systems. Lectures will focus on all processes which may have contributed to the present geomorphological contexts of archaeological sites and their sedimentary and pedological contents. Prerequisite: ARCH 101 or ARCH 201 or EASC 101 or GEOG 111. Students with credit for ARCH 438 may not take this course for further credit.

ARCH 389 - Ethnoecology (3)

Ethnoecology is the study of the relationships between people and their environment. It is motivated by and situated in current issues, such as food security and food sovereignty, ethics, climate change, and cultural loss and reconnection. We will explore these issues through case studies from cultures around the world and directly from ethnoecological researchers. Prerequisite: Students must have completed a minimum of 30 units. Students with credit for ARCH 329 ST-Ethnoecology may not take this course for further credit.

ARCH 390 - Archaeobotany (5)

An introduction to the recovery and analysis of macroscopic archaeological plant remains. The major methodological and interpretive issues in archaeobotany will be covered, with an emphasis on plant domestication in selected regions of the world. Prerequisite: ARCH 101 or ARCH 201 and either ARCH 272/272W or 273. Students who have taken ARCH 334 or ARCH 335 may not take this course for further credit.

ARCH 425 - Archaeometry (3)

The application of methods from biology, chemistry, and physics, to address archaeological questions. Through lectures, seminars, and laboratory work, this course introduces how methods such as isotope analysis, DNA and protein analysis, and radiometric dating, are used to study human migrations, diet, environment, land use, trade, and the age of archaeological sites and artifacts. Prerequisite: 45 units including one of ARCH 100, ARCH 101, ARCH 131, ARCH 201, ARCH 285, or by permission of instructor. Students with credit for ARCH 332 or ARCH 329 under the title "Advanced Archaeological Science" may not take this course for further credit.

ARCH 428 - Soil Micromorphology (5)

Microscopic examination of natural soils and sediments, and archaeological materials, features and deposits (e.g. ceramics, bricks, hearths and ashes). The techniques are used as a means to interpret 1) the local or regional history of Quaternary landscapes that entails sedimentation and soil formation; and 2) the mechanisms of archaeological site formation. Prerequisite: ARCH 388 (previously ARCH 438) or GEOG 317 or GEOG 318. Students with credit for ARCH 367 STT: Soil Micromorphology may not take this course for further credit.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D101 Francesco Berna
Th 9:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby

Group III - Biological Anthropology Courses

ARCH 322 - Special Topics in Biological Anthropology I (3)

Select topics relating to biological anthropology. Variable units: 3, 4, 5. Prerequisite: ARCH 131.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
E100 Birute Galdikas
Tu 5:30 PM – 8:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
ARCH 323 - Special Topics in Biological Anthropology II (3)

Select topics relating to biological anthropology. Variable units: 3, 4, 5. Prerequisite: ARCH 131 or any lower division biology course.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D200 Mark Collard
Mo 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
ARCH 344 - Primate Behaviour (3)

The evolution of the primate order and the ecology and behavior characterizing the different grades of primates: prosimians, monkeys, and apes. Current trends in interpreting primate behavior are emphasized. Prerequisite: ARCH 131 or any lower division biology course. Students with credit for ARCH 333 Special Topics in Archaeology II: Primate Behaviour may not take this course for further credit.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
E100 Birute Galdikas
We 5:30 PM – 8:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
ARCH 373 - Human Osteology (5)

A detailed study of the human skeleton with emphasis on lab and field techniques. Prerequisite: ARCH 131.

ARCH 385 - Paleoanthropology (5)

The relationship between culture and biology in prehistoric human evolution. The recognition and critical evaluation of the significance of the similarities and differences among fossil human types. Prerequisite: ARCH 131 and 272/272W.

ARCH 442 - Forensic Anthropology (5)

Current techniques in identification of recent human skeletal remains. Prerequisite: ARCH 373.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Ellie Gooderham
TBD
D101 Sessional
Mo 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
EDB 9643, Burnaby
D102 Sessional
Tu 2:30 PM – 6:20 PM
EDB 9643, Burnaby
ARCH 452 - Introduction to Paleopathology (5)

Introduces the study of ancient and historic diseases in humans and animals as expressed in bones, teeth, mummified remains, art, and historical documents. Provides an essential foundation for differential diagnosis in skeletal biology and forensic osteology. Prerequisite: ARCH 373. Students who have taken ARCH 332 under this topic may not take this course for further credit.

Group IV - Topical Courses

ARCH 301 - Ancient Visual Art (3)

A selection of major art traditions from Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, Mesoamerica and South America is explored. Issues of intellectual property rights, copyright and the use of ancient art in contemporary contexts are also addressed. Prerequisite: 45 credit hours. Breadth-Humanities.

Section Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
ARCH 312 - Greek Art and Archaeology (4)

Introduces the major Greek archaeological sites from the Bronze Age to the Hellenistic period through a chronological and historical survey of Greek art and architecture. Examines the ways in which ancient Greeks used and interacted with their material remains and how they relate to their social, cultural, religious, and political practices and institutions. Prerequisite: One of the following courses: ARCH 100, ARCH 101, ARCH 201, HS 100, HS 231, HS 232, HS 277, HIST 277 or by permission of the instructor. Students with credit for HS 312 cannot take this course for further credit. Students with credit for ARCH 321 under the title "Select Regions in World Archaeology I: Greece" may not take this course for further credit.

ARCH 313 - Roman Art and Archaeology (4)

Introduces the art and archaeology of ancient Rome from 8th c. BCE to 4th c. CE through an overview of the material remains in their original historical, political and cultural contexts. Addresses several issues: stylistic changes and innovations, art as a vehicle of propaganda and art as projection of Roman imperial power. Prerequisite: One of the following courses: ARCH 100, ARCH 201, HS 100, HS 231, HS 232, HS/HIST 277 or by permission of the instructor. Students with credit for HS 313 cannot take this course for further credit. Students with credit for ARCH 332 under the title "Special Topics in Archaeology I: Roman Art and Archaeology" may not take this course for further credit.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Sabrina Higgins
We 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
ARCH 321 - Special Topics: Select Regions in World Archaeology I (3)

An overview of culture history and methodological/theoretical issues for a specific region of the world. Variable units: 3, 4, 5. Prerequisite: ARCH 272W or 273 or by permission of instructor. Other prerequisites may be required, but will vary according to topic.

ARCH 331 - Special Topics: Select Regions in World Archaeology II (3)

An overview of culture history and methodological/theoretical issues for a specific region of the world. Variable units: 3, 4, 5. Prerequisite: ARCH 272W or 273 or by permission of instructor. Other prerequisites may be required, but will vary according to topic.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Christina Giovas
Th 4:30 PM – 7:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
ARCH 332 - Special Topics in Archaeology I (3)

This course will be offered from time to time to meet special needs of students and to make use of specializations of visiting faculty members. Prerequisite: 30 units or by permission of instructor.

ARCH 333 - Special Topics in Archaeology II (3)

This course will be offered from time to time to meet special needs of students and to make use of specializations of visiting faculty members. Prerequisite: 30 units or by permission of instructor.

ARCH 348 - Archaeological Conservation (5)

An introduction to archaeological conservation, the processes affecting the condition of archaeological materials prior to excavation, during excavation, during analysis, exhibition and during reposition. Successful completion of this course will give archaeologists a good understanding of the various materials they encounter during excavation and how to preserve these artifacts and other materials. It will not qualify students to be professional archaeological conservators. Prerequisite: Six units in Archaeology, including ARCH 101 or ARCH 201.

ARCH 349 - Management of Archaeological Collections (5)

The philosophy, policies and practices of the care of archaeological collections. This lecture and laboratory course treats the practical problems of designing museum programs within a framework of legal responsibilities for collections. Contemporary issues such as repatriation will be discussed. Prerequisite: ARCH 101 or ARCH 201, and 45 units. Students with credit for ARCH 332 Special Topics in Archaeology I: Mgt. of Archaeological Collections and ARCH 333 Special Topics in Archaeology II: Mgt. of Archaeological Collections may not take this course for further credit.

ARCH 377 - Historical Archaeology (5)

An introduction to theory and method in North American historical archaeology. Laboratory instruction is provided in historic artifact analysis and interpretation. Prerequisite: ARCH 101 or ARCH 201, and one lower division ARCH course.

ARCH 378 - Pacific Northwest North America (3)

The prehistory and cultural traditions of the region. The content, antecedents, relationships, and changes in these cultures through time. Technological, socio-economic, and environmental factors in culture growth. Prerequisite: ARCH 273.

ARCH 434 - Archaeological Field Methods (3)

A series of exercises in which the student must demonstrate the ability to apply the various recording and mapping skills covered in the course. The graded exercises are done individually and in teams, both on-campus and in the field. Prerequisite: ARCH 372 and permission of the Department. Normally taken concurrently with ARCH 433 and 435.

ARCH 485 - Lithic Technology (5)

An in-depth study of how to manufacture and analyze stone tools. Includes rock and mineral identification, stone working by students, fracture mechanics, and relevance to theoretical problems. Prerequisite: ARCH 372.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D101 Dennis Sandgathe
TBD

Writing, Quantitative, and Breadth Requirements

Students admitted to Simon Fraser University beginning in the fall 2006 term must meet writing, quantitative and breadth requirements as part of any degree program they may undertake. See Writing, Quantitative, and Breadth Requirements for university-wide information.

WQB Graduation Requirements

A grade of C- or better is required to earn W, Q or B credit

Requirement

Units

Notes
W - Writing

6

Must include at least one upper division course, taken at Simon Fraser University within the student’s major subject
Q - Quantitative

6

Q courses may be lower or upper division
B - Breadth

18

Designated Breadth Must be outside the student’s major subject, and may be lower or upper division
6 units Social Sciences: B-Soc
6 units Humanities: B-Hum
6 units Sciences: B-Sci

6

Additional Breadth 6 units outside the student’s major subject (may or may not be B-designated courses, and will likely help fulfil individual degree program requirements)

Students choosing to complete a joint major, joint honours, double major, two extended minors, an extended minor and a minor, or two minors may satisfy the breadth requirements (designated or not designated) with courses completed in either one or both program areas.