Geoarchaeology Track

Chair: George W. Kipphut. 

Faculty: Cetin, El-Masri, Hong, Kipphut, Ortman, Stinchcomb, Wesler, Zhang.

 


AREA:
Geoscience/Geoarchaeology Track


Bachelor of Science Degree

CIP 40.0601

University Studies Requirements...............................38-43 hrs

 

Recommended University Studies selection:

Social and Self-Awareness and Responsible Citizenship

ANT 140 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

 

Required Courses..............................................................43 hrs

ARC 150 Introduction to Archaeology2

ARC 300 Archaeological Method and Theory

ARC 304 Archaeological Laboratory Methods

ARC 330 North American Archaeology

ARC 390 Geoarchaeology

GSC 100T Transitions

GSC 101 The Earth and the Environment1

GSC 110 World Geography2

GSC 202 Introduction to Geographic Information Sciences

GSC 301 Understanding Scientific Communication

GSC 305 Introduction to Cartography

GSC 312 Introduction to Remote Sensing

GSC 336 Principles of Geomorphology

 

Five credit hours chosen from the following:

ARC 302 Archaeological Field Work I

ARC 402 Archaeological Field Work II

ARC 510 Advanced Archaeological Field Work

 

Required Limited Electives................................................10-11 hrs

(choose from the following approved electives)

ANT 311 Anthropology of Complex Societies

ANT 325 Biological Anthropology

ARC 314 Sediments and Soils

ARC 315 Special Topics in Archaeology

ARC 320 Human Ecology

ARC 321 Ancient Civilizations

ARC 335 Forensic Archaeology

ARC 340 Archaeology of Africa

ARC 350 Public Archaeology

ARC 360 Historical Archaeology

ARC 370 Archaeology of the Eastern Woodlands

ARC 385 Archaeology of Eastern Asia

ARC 395 Archaeology of Religion

ARC 402 Archaeological Field Work II

ARC 425 Advanced Archaeological Laboratory Methods

ARC 500 Directed Studies

ARC 510 Advanced Archaeological Field Work

CET 280 Plane Surveying

GSC 306 Landscapes of the National Parks

GSC 310 Rock and Mineral Resources

GSC 350 Field Techniques in Geosciences

GSC 388 International Experience in the Geosciences

GSC 521 Geographic Information Systems

 

Collateral requirements.......................................................8 hrs

MAT 1501 (or above)

CSC 1013, or CSC 1993

 

Unrestricted Electives .................................................15-21 hrs

 

Total Curriculum Requirements...................................120 hrs

 

1Will count towards University Studies requirements in the category of Scientific Inquiry, Methodologies, and Quantitative Skills. 

2Will count towards University Studies Requirements in the category of Global Awareness, Cultural Diversity, and the World’s Artistic Traditions. 

3Will count towards University Studies requirements in the category of Writing-Intensive and Technology-Intensive electives

 

Students interested in the program should contact:
Anthony L. Ortmann
Associate Professor
Advisor, Geoarchaeology
Department of Geosciences
334 Blackburn Hall
Murray State University
Murray KY 42071

E-mail: aortmann@murraystate.edu
270-809-2408 (voice)
270-809-3276 (fax)

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