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SOAN0107X-F12

Introduction to Archaeology
Discussion

Introduction to Archaeology
Archaeology is the scientific analysis and interpretation of cultural remains. Archaeologists examine artifacts, architecture, and even human remains in order to answer questions about the growth and development of societies worldwide. In addressing these issues we not only illuminate the past but also explore patterns relevant to contemporary social concerns. From the tropical lowlands of Central America to the deserts of ancient Egypt, this course provides an introduction to world prehistory. We proceed from humanity's earliest beginnings to the development of complex societies worldwide and use case examples to explore the major topics, methods, and theories of contemporary archaeology. 2 hrs. lect., 1 hr. lab.
Course Reference Number (CRN):
91737

Course

SOAN0107

All Sections in Fall 2012

Fall 2012

SOAN0107A-F12 Lecture (Fitzsimmons)
SOAN0107X-F12 Discussion (Fitzsimmons)
SOAN0107Y-F12 Discussion (Fitzsimmons)
SOAN0107Z-F12 Discussion (Fitzsimmons)