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2020-2021 Catalogue 
2020-2021 Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ARCH 10300 - Intro to Archaeology

Course Credit: 1
INTRODUCTION TO ARCHAEOLOGY As an overview of the discipline, this course includes study of the historical development of archaeology, consideration of basic field and analytical methods, and a review of world prehistory beginning with the emergence of the first humans to the rise of civilization. Emphasis is on how archaeologists reconstruct past societies out of fragmentary evidence. Required prior to ARCH 35000 and recommended prior to other courses listed under Archaeological Perspectives and Methods, which best serve as specialized case studies. Annually. [D, HSS]