ANTHRO XL 8
This course surveys our evolutionary prehistory, from the emergence of early humans to the development of food-producing societies and complex civilizations capable of written chronicles of their own history.
What you can learn.
- Review the basics of archaeological methods and theories
- Examine central issues in the global archaeology of the human past from the Plio-Pleistocene to Holocene
- Explore core concepts including archaeological survey and excavation, remote sensing, dating methods and chronology, and artifact analysis
- Assess significant contributions from archaeology in understanding human survival and success
- Consider the applications of archaeology in specific careers, such as cultural resource management, education, and public archaeology