Introduction to Archaeology

Course Description

Introduction to the field of archaeology within the discipline of anthropology including discussion of scientific methods, the history of archaeology, field and laboratory methods used in the analysis of archaeological data, and theories used to interpret the past. This course explores how archaeologists recover, analyze material and reconstruct ancient cultures and societies. Archaeological ethics and real-world issues concerning looting, collecting, preservation, and the role of indigenous peoples will be examined.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
25551 ANTH 3 1 MTWR··· 09:30 AM-10:20 AM HEDGES, ALICIA L25

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2019-09-23 to 2019-12-13.

Course Details

4 Units
Four hours lecture (48 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


See general education pages for the requirement this course meets.
EWRT 1A or EWRT 1AH or ESL 5.
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