2019-2020 CSN Catalog 
  
    Oct 18, 2019  
2019-2020 CSN Catalog

Cultural Resource Management, CA [CRMGT-CT, 30 Total Credits]


GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION

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DESCRIPTION

Cultural resource management (CRM) is the practice of managing and preserving cultural resources through the use of archaeological methods of survey, data collection, excavation, laboratory analysis and curation of cultural materials (artifacts), monitoring sensitive sites and public outreach. CRM archaeologists work with state and federal agencies, museums, and with private firms to ensure compliance with federal and state laws that protect cultural resources on federal and public land. The program is designed to prepare students by teaching them the skills required to obtain employment as entrylevel archaeological technicians working in the field, in labs, and for museums.


STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

  1. Identify and evaluate archaeological sites and artifacts in the field and employ best current practices and methodologies to document them.

  2. Analyze archaeological materials both in the field and within a laboratory setting.

  3. Prepare state and federally mandated forms that document archaeological sites.

  4. Prepare written reports in compliance with federal, state, and local cultural preservation laws.

  5. Recognize the relationship, responsibilities, and interaction between the archaeologist, the contractor, and government agencies in the development and implementation of research projects and preservation plans.