ANTH 458 - Archaeology and Cultural Resource Management

  • 3 credits

Cultural Resource Management as a career, the network of regulations that form the backbone of the industry, and the process for conducting a CRM investigation as an archaeologist. Topics include cultural resource legislation, project planning, execution, management, client communications, site analysis and evaluation, effects determinations, and agency and tribal consultations. Topical issues including case studies and industry trends will be explored.


ANTH 100 to 499 - at least 6 credits.

Textbooks and Materials

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.


  • Assessing Site Significance: A Guide for Archaeologists and Historians, 2nd Ed. (2009)
    Hardesty, Donald R. and Barbara J. Little
    ISBN: 978-0759111271
  • Cultural Resource Laws and Practice, 4th Ed. (2013)
    King, Thomas F.
    ISBN: 978-0759121751
  • Cultural Resources Archaeology, 2nd Ed. (2010)
    Neumann, T.W., Sanford, R.M., and Harry, K.G.
    ISBN: 978-0759118461


  • Sacred Objects and Sacred Places: Preserving Tribal Traditions, 1st Ed. (2000)
    Gulliford, Andrew
    ISBN: 978-0870815799


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