ATH102 Intro Archaeology & Prehistory

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Introduces archaeology as the anthropological study of humans using scientific inquiry to understand the past through the examination of material and human remains. Traces the evolution of human behavior from lower Paleolithic beginnings, some two to three million years ago, through the development of written histories or European contact. Provides an overview of methods used by archaeologists to locate, map, and excavate sites, to conduct laboratory analysis, to date archaeological materials, and to interpret the past using archaeological theory. Presents a synthesis of the trends of prehistory and history. Emphasizes the influence of environment and social complexity on status, economy, gender, identity, and ritual behavior. Prerequisites: (WR 115 and RD 115) or IRW 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement. Audit available.  (For detailed information, see the Course Content and Outcome Guide ).

Credits:
4.00
Registration:
you will need the CRN to register.
Fees:
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Materials:
classes marked with $0 or <$40 use low cost materials. Cost does not include art supplies, calculators, fees, and equipment.
CRN Campus / Bldg / Rm Time Days Dates Materials More info
 
20454 Sylvania Campus / ST / 103 01:00 PM-02:50 PM TuTh 03-Apr-2018 thru 14-Jun-2018 Textbooks for CRN 20454
Instructor: Michele L Wilson
Tuition: credit Fees: $0.00
 
27787 Web 02-Apr-2018 thru 16-Jun-2018 Textbooks for CRN 27787 Course details for CRN 27787
Web class Instructor: William S Wihr
Tuition: credit Fees: $20.00