Introduction to methods, theories, and techniques used by archaeologists to reconstruct prehistoric and historic cultures. It will examine case studies from various archaeological sites around the world. Activities may include hands-on instruction on excavation techniques, various artifact analyses, mapping procedures, and field trips to local archaeological sites. This course fulfills the Social and Behavioral Sciences foundational component area of the core and addresses the following required objectives: Critical Thinking, Communication, Empirical Quantitative Skills, and Social Responsibility.
Spring 2020, Fall 2019, Spring 2019, Fall 2018