Maya Archaeology Field School


Maya Archaeology Field School with Dr. David Hyde 

 May 20, - June 13, 2018 (Optional Trip June 13 - 17th)


Program Overview: This is a 4-credit course designed to introduce students to the methods used to collect and analyze archeological data in a hands-on field setting. The course takes place over the span of 4 weeks at a remote archaeological field camp in Belize, Central America. Students receive instruction in archeological excavations, making technical drawings, survey and instrument mapping, and basic field laboratory procedures at the Medicinal Trail Site. In addition, students have the opportunity to learn about the Pre Hispanic Maya through lectures and field trips.

Course cost is $2,300 plus $400 for 4 ANTH 197 or 4 ANTH 469* credits (*must have completed ANTH 107). Students must register for credit. Course cost does not included round-trip airfare to Belize, credit tuition, textbook, immunizations, personal spending.

For more program information including information regarding the optional trip, please contact Dr. David Hyde at or at 970.943.2222.

For registration information and to request an application packet, please contact Western Extended Studies at or at 970.943.2885

Meet the Professor

Dr. David M. Hyde
Lecturer in Anthropology
B.A., University of Texas at Austin; M.A., Washington State University; Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.
Phone: (970) 943-2222
Office Location: Hurst Hall 031A
Departments: Natural & Environmental Sciences Department
Master in Gallery Management and Exhibit Specialization Department
Art Department
Academic Program: Anthropology 
Art Program
Master in Gallery Management & Exhibits Specialization - MGES
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