ANTHRARC 282 - Introduction to Prehistoric Archaeology
Section: 001
Term: FA 2017
Subject: Anthropology, Archaeological (ANTHRARC)
Department: LSA Anthropology
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
SS
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course introduces you to the field of archaeology using examples from early human ancestors to our recent past. We explore how archaeologists interpret the past by examining the techniques used to collect archaeological data and the archaeological research process.

Course Requirements:

Students will be evaluated on three hourly exams, participation in lecture and discussions sections, and two assignments designed to help you “think like an archaeologist.”

Intended Audience:

No background in anthropology or archaeology is needed. This course is designed to engage anyone with an interest in archaeology while also fulfilling the archaeology requirement for the anthropology major.

Class Format:

Lecture with frequent in-class activities and weekly discussions sections designed to supplement lecture topics with hands-on interactions with artifacts and exercises in interpreting archaeological data.

ANTHRARC 282 - Introduction to Prehistoric Archaeology
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
17088
Open
10
 
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MWF 11:00AM - 12:00PM
002 (DIS)
P
17089
Closed
0
 
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M 3:00PM - 4:00PM
003 (DIS)
P
17090
Open
10
 
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M 4:00PM - 5:00PM
004 (DIS)
P
17091
Closed
0
 
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F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
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ISBN: 1133608647
Archaeology : down to earth, Author: Robert L. Kelly, David Hurst Thomas. Fifth edit 2012
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