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2 PALOMAR COLLEGE ARCHAEOLOGY PROGRAM A Winning Combination

3 Brief Program History  Created in 1975  Designated as the Community College Public Archaeology Program for Southern California  Founded by Dennis O’Neil; later led by Stephen Crouthamel  Directed Since 1996 by Philip de Barros

4 Program for Whom?  The highly motivated avocationalist  The student seeking a career in Cultural Resource Management  The student pursuing an advanced degree who wants good practical field and lab training

5 Program Degree and Certificates  A.A. Degree - 33 units  Certificates - 21 units each Archaeological Excavator Archaeological Surveyor and Lab Assistant

6 Program Org Chart PROGRAM COORDINATOR Philip de Barros, Ph.D., R.P.A. INTRO ARCHAEOLOGY ANTH 110 FALL EXCAVATION CLASSES ANTH 120 and Field & Lab Assistants BIOLOGICAL ANTHROPOLOGY and BIO ANTHRO LAB ANTH 100 & 100L = ANTH 101 SPRING LAB ANALYSIS CLASS ANTH 215 INTRO CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY ANTH 105 SPRING SURVEY CLASSES ANTH 210 and Field Assistants HISTORICAL ARCHAEOLOGY ANTH 225 INTERNSHIP PROGRAM CE 150 and ANTH 297 and ELECTIVES

7 Excavator Certificate

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9 Courses for the Excavator Certificate Intro Biological Anthropology Intro Cultural Anthropology Intro Archaeology* Archaeological Excavation* Advanced Excavation* Prehistoric Cultures of North America Original Californians OR Biological Anthro Lab (1 unit) + Special Problems in Archaeology (2 units)* * CRM Law Applications Integrated into These Classes

10 Surveyor & Lab Assistant Certificate

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12 Courses for the Surveyor & Lab Assistant Certificate Intro Biological Anthropology Intro Cultural Anthropology Intro Archaeology* Archaeological Excavation* Archaeological Surveying* Lab Analysis* Advanced Excavation* OR Advanced Archaeological Surveying *CRM Law Applications Integrated into These Classes

13 Internship Program * ANTH 297 – Special Problems in Archaeology, 1-3 Units CE 150 – Cooperative Education, 2 Units

14 Types of Internships  Museums, Labs, and Curation Facilities San Diego Archaeological Center San Diego Museum of Man Palomar College Archaeology Lab South Coastal Information Center Barona Museum & Cultural Center Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at UCLA  Government Agencies -- Cal State Parks  Private Environmental Firms Tierra Environmental Services ASM Affiliates

15 Program Upgrades I Equipment  Total station  Trimble GPS units and software  36” color map plotter and digitizer  ArcView GIS 3.2 and Auto CAD 2000  Digital scales and light table  Digital camera, scanner, & camcorder  10 tripod screens and field flotation device  200 topographic and historical maps

16 Program Upgrades II Equipment & Programs  Card Catalogs Converted to MS Access  Ashtech ProMark2 Real Time GPS Units with TDS Recon Data Collectors, 2006  ArcGIS 9.1 GIS & ArcIMS,  Idrisi 32 GIS and contouring software  AutoCAD Map 2000 and upgrades  2 nd Total Station; 4 th Computer Station

17 Program Upgrades III New Courses & Training  Adv. Archaeological Survey, 1998 GPS and Total Station Mapping  Internship Program Via Coop Ed  Historical Archaeology, 2004  Certificate in GIS option, 2005  ArcGIS 8/9 training for program coordinator

18 Community Outreach I With Native Americans  Special Relationship w/ Pauma & Pala IR  American Indian Studies Courses Required for Certificates & A.A. Degree  Indian Participation, Consultation & Training  Benae Calac and Juanita Dixon, Pauma IR  Carmen Lucas, Laguna Mountain Kumeyaay  Paul Miranda, Whalefish Song recording, Pala IR  Indians who have earned Archaeology Certificates  California Indian Conference at Palomar, 2002

19 Pauma Indians, Benae Calac and Juanita Dixon, Speak with Students About Their Heritage and Archaeology

20 Carmen Lucas Discussing Kwaaymii Indian Traditions & Artifacts with Palomar Students at Cuyamaca Rancho State Park

21 California Indian Conference at Palomar College, 2002

22 Community Outreach II High Schools and Colleges  High School Interns and Contacts  Career Day Presentations to Local High Schools and High School Counselors  Escondido Summer Work Program  Agreement with Cal State San Marcos  U. San Diego Archaeology Conference

23 Community Outreach III Archaeology Club & Interns  Archaeology Month,  Clean Up Ipai-Tipai/Kumeyaay Park in City of Poway, 2003  Interns, San Diego Archaeological Center,  Field Trip to Southern California Data Sharing Meeting in Ridgecrest, 2005  Holiday Food Drives, , 2006

24 Community Outreach IV Press and Prof. Meetings  Articles in Palomar Telescope, San Diego Union Tribune, and North County Times  Program - AAA Depts. of Anthropology  Six Minute Promotional Video, 2005  CRM Expo, SAA, Salt Lake City, 2005  AAA Session on Community College Archaeology Programs, San Jose, 2006

25 Program Growth * *Dr. de Barros on Leave Spring 2002

26 Community Outreach V Archaeology Program Web Pages* Archaeology Program Web Pages Archaeology Program Web Pages Goals, Course Descriptions, Certificate & Degree Requirements, and PHOTO ESSAYS:  SURVEYS for Rancho Cuyamaca State Park  EXCAVATIONS in Poway & San Marcos  Taking HISTORICAL ARCHAEOLOGY  STUDENT SUCCESS STORIES  Field Trips and the Archaeology Club Employment Opportunities *Award of Excellence, STUDY SPHERE, 2006

27 Thank You All!


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