|You should know . . .
- Field schools occur all over the world and many US universities run field schools
- Field schools can focus on certain topics (e.g., geoarchaeology) so consider what you would like to learn
- Look for a field school that offers 6-10 credit hours
- < five and you may not be in the field long enough to learn the techniques properly
- You should expect to earn 1 credit for each week in the field
- Costs for field schools vary depending on location and lodging
- Expect to pay for tuition, transportation to the field school area, and a food/lodging fee
- Field schools are an excellent way to learn archaeological techniques and scientific methods, even if you are not sure you want to be a professional archaeologist!
- Field schools are required preparation for paid employment in archaeology . . .
- Applications will generally be due from Feb 1-April 1 so do not delay. Plan and research now!
- Much information is available on-line . . .
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For Questions and Information Contact:
Professor Jones (726-7613) Cina 220B