- Total units 24 Units
- Minor code EARC-MIN
- Academic career Undergraduate
The minor in advanced environmental archaeology provides students with training in the climatological and landscape context of ancient hominid life as well as the environmental interpretation of archaeological sites and materials. It is inherently interdisciplinary, with strong methods training in earth sciences and environmental sciences.
Learning OutcomesUpon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Development of skills in the reconstruction of past environments.
- Critical appreciation of the techniques that can reveal past environments and their archaeological applications.
- Familiarity with studies of archaeological sites and their interpretation in terms past environments and human exploitation of them.
- Understanding of the environmental context of human evolution and cultural change.
- Understanding of the geographic variation in past environmental processes and the human responses to those processes.
This minor requires the completion of 24 units, which must consist of:
24 units from completion of courses from the following list:
ARCH2022 Cultural Landscapes and Environmental Change
ARCH2041 Introduction to Environmental Archaeology
BIAN3010 Scientific Dating in Archaeology and Palaeoenvironmental Studies
EMSC2014 Sedimentology and Stratigraphy
EMSC2017 Rocks and Minerals
ENVS2015 GIS and Spatial Analysis
ENVS2025 Indigenous Cultural and Natural Resource Management
ENVS3004 Land and Catchment Management
ENVS3019 Advanced Remote Sensing and GIS
ENVS3029 Palaeo-Environmental ReconstructionBack to the top