ARCH 35000. ARCHAEOLOGICAL METHODS AND THEORY This course is an in-depth study of the methodological and theoretical foundations of archaeology. The student becomes familiar with the process of archaeological reasoning - the assumptions, models, and techniques scholars use to analyze and interpret the material record. Topics include dating techniques, systems of classification, research design, and central debates in modern theory. Students work with materials in the Archaeology Lab. Students are strongly encouraged to complete ARCH 35000 prior to enrolling in ARCH 40100. Prerequisite: ARCH 10300. Alternate years. [HSS]