ANTHRARC 282 - Introduction to Prehistoric Archaeology
Section: 001
Term: FA 2009
Subject: Anthropology, Archaeological (ANTHRARC)
Department: LSA Anthropology
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
SS
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Is archaeology about hunting for lost treasure in exotic places? In Introduction to Prehistoric Archaeology, we examine what archaeology is by investigating the techniques, methods, and theories that archaeologists use to interpret the human past. We then explore what archaeologists have learned about the past through a ‘greatest hits’ tour of world prehistory, starting with the earliest humans through historic times. The course is specifically designed to be accessible to students regardless of their previous backgrounds in anthropology, but it will provide the foundation necessary for students who want to take more advanced courses in archaeology. The course format is lecture and weekly discussion sections. Students will be evaluated on take-home projects designed to help you think critically about archaeological evidence and two hourly exams.

ANTHRARC 282 - Introduction to Prehistoric Archaeology
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
30081
Open
4
 
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
002 (DIS)
P
30083
Open
2
 
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M 3:00PM - 4:00PM
003 (DIS)
P
30085
Open
1
 
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W 9:00AM - 10:00AM
004 (DIS)
P
30087
Closed
0
 
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Th 3:00PM - 4:00PM
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ISBN: 9780195394306
The past in perspective : an introduction to human prehistory, Author: Kenneth L. Feder., Publisher: Oxford University Press 4th ed. 2009
Required
ISBN: 9780500286371
Archaeology essentials : theories, methods, and practice, Author: Colin Renfrew & Paul Bahn., Publisher: Thames & Hudson 2007
Required
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