The study of the past through scientific analysis of the traces left behind by humans. This course introduces the history, theory, and methods of archaeological research through lectures and hands-on projects. Archaeological data are then used to examine such major transformations of human cultural evolution as the domestication of plants and animals and the origins of complex civilizations. Students prepare a paper suitable for the Writing Proficiency Requirement Portfolio. Students who have taken ANTH 102 may not receive credit for ANTH 107.
Intro To Archaeology
Monday, November 6, 2017 to Friday, February 2, 2018