Nov 28, 2021  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

ANTH 140 - Introduction to Archaeology 3 s.h.

This class is an introduction to archaeological methods and theory. It defines the nature of archaeology as a social science including major events in the history of archaeology and the different approaches to the study of archaeology. In this class we will learn about the purpose and process of archaeological research and data acquisition and the methods used to date archaeological finds. We will identify and analyze the ways archaeologists reconstruct human behavior and explain the social relevance of archaeology to today's world. We will cover certain key principles in gaining a better understanding of archaeology. A-E Only. Offered Fall and Spring.