University General Course Catalog 2022-2023 
    Jan 27, 2023  
University General Course Catalog 2022-2023
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ANTH 729 - GIS in Archaeology

(3 units)
Applications of GIS to archaeological research, including: database management, mapmaking, geospatial analyses, and critical evaluation of GIS and archaeology literature.

Prerequisite(s): BA/BS or MA/MS in Anthropology or Geography; graduate standing.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall - Even Years

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. perform a wide variety of vector & raster-based mapping functions using archaeological datasets.
2. develop and maintain archaeologically-oriented relational geodatabases
3. critically evaluate reported research applications of GIS to archaeological problems.
4. perform geospatial analyses geared specifically toward solving archaeological research questions.
5. synthesize the literature on a GIS-based analytical technique and apply this knowledge towards solving a problem of archaeological or anthropological significance.

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