May 21, 2022  
2021-22 Catalog 
2021-22 Catalog

Cultural Resource Management Certificate

The Cultural Resource Management Certificate program prepares students for careers in the management and preservation of prehistoric and historic cultural sites located on public and private lands. Emphasis is on methods and the development and implementation of research designs. To qualify for the certificate, students must also meet the requirements of a bachelor’s degree at SOU. Students are required to complete the following courses or their approved transfer equivalents for this certificate. Note: Some of the following courses have one or more prerequisites.

Requirements for the Certificate


Policy Perspectives (4 credits, choose one course from the following)


Capstone (6 credits, to be taken in consultation with major advisor)

The remaining 4 credits are to be selected from upper division offerings in Sociology and Anthropology or other related fields in consultation with the student’s advisor. These courses and the content of the required practicum and capstone should be consistent with each student’s focus and professional or career goals.  Students are encouraged to take an archaeological field school.