Prerequisite: Permission of ARCH-Historic Preservation Program. Credit only granted for: HISP619A or HISP645. Formerly: HISP619A. An introduction to issues related to archaeological resources and preservation. Topics will include method and theory in American archaeology, archaeology in support of architectural history, archaeology and the NHPA, archaeological site preservation and conservation, and curation and collections management. Students will have a chance to work at an archaeological site to experience field excavation techniques and challenges, and will visit other archaeological sites and curation facilities in the area.