Detailed Program of Study:

This Graduate Certificate in Cultural Resource Management requires 18 credits, and must be completed within 3 years. Our certificate program will require the students to take 18 credits, 9 credits from the required core courses, and 9 credits from a comprehensive list of controlled electives in anthropology and cognate fields.

Core Curriculum (9 credits):

  • ANTH 540 Cultural Resource Management (3 cr) AND
  • ANTH 542 Cultural Resource Management II (3 cr) AND
  • HIST 583 Advanced Historic Preservation (3 cr) OR
  • HIST 579 Oral History (3 cr)* OR
  • GEOG 578 Fundamentals of GIS and Technology (4 cr — 3+3P)**

Controlled Electives (9 credits) chosen from this list of options:

Note, some of these courses have prerequisites which the instructor may or may not be willing to waive. Consult the graduate catalog and instructor for details.

  • ANTH 455 Federal Indian Policy (3 cr)
  • ANTH 512 Analytical Methods in Anthropology (3 cr)
  • ANTH 516 Advanced Archaeology of the American Southwest (3 cr)
  • ATNH 518 Advanced Historical Archaeology
  • ANTH 522 Graduate Field Season (6 cr)
  • ANTH 523 Archaeological Mapping (3 cr)
  • ANTH 574 Advanced Human Osteology (3 cr)
  • ANTH 576 Lithic Technology and Organization (3 cr)
  • ANTH 577 Faunal Analysis (3 cr)
  • ANTH 578 Advanced Lab Methods in Archaeology (3 cr)
  • ANTH 596 Readings (3 cr)
  • ANTH 597 Internship (variable cr)
  • GEOG 521 GIS Applications and Modeling (3 cr)
  • GEOG 573 Introduction to Remote Sensing (4 cr — 3+3P)
  • GEOG 578 Fundamentals of GIS and Technology (4 cr — 3+3P)**
  • GEOL 553 Applied Geomorphology (3 cr — 2+3P)
  • HIST 579 Oral History (3 cr)*
  • HIST 586 Interpreting Historic Places for the Public (3 cr)

*If you take HIST 579 as a required “core curriculum” course, it won’t also count as an elective. Additional electives may be accepted if pre-approved by the Department Head.

**In the 2016-17 AY, we will process a substitution waiver for GEOG 578 in lieu of HIST 583, which is not being offered this year.