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

ARCH 35000 - Archaeological Methods & Theory

Course Credit: 1
ARCHAEOLOGICAL METHODS AND THEORY This course is an in-depth study of the methodological and theoretical foundations of archaeology. The student becomes familiar with the process of archaeological reasoning - the assumptions, models, and techniques scholars use to analyze and interpret the material record. Topics include dating techniques, systems of classification, research design, and central debates in modern theory. Students work with materials in the Archaeology Lab. Prerequisite(s): ARCH-10300 Alternate Years. [D, HSS, W]