Overview of the purpose of an archaeological laboratory and the processing sequence for artifacts and other collected materials through a laboratory including receiving, sorting, routing, cleaning, cataloguing, conservation, analysis, reporting and storage.
Completion of 40 hours in any one of the following laboratory areas (20 hours must be completed under the supervision of an approved archaeologist. The remaining 20 hours may be completed on the student's own time)
Historical Materials Lab
Specialty Lab (lab topic must be approved by the PAAC Board)
Complete an assigned laboratory practical examination under the supervision of an approved archaeologist.