2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Oct 28, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANTH 211 - Introduction to the Archaeology of North America


Credits: 3
Description
Examines the prehistory of North America from the peopling of the continent to European contact. Particular emphasis is on the prehistory of the Great Basin.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the history of archaeological research in North America.
  2. Demonstrate an ability to define and discuss the various theories proposed to explain the prehistoric peopling of North American.
  3. Demonstrate an ability to discuss the various prehistoric culture areas of North America as defined by archaeological research.
  4. Demonstrate an ability to define and discuss the processes by which the prehistoric inhabitants of North America adapted to their environments.
  5. Demonstrate an ability to define and discuss the processes of cultural evolution as they impacted the prehistoric cultures of North American.
  6. Demonstrate an ability to define and discuss the impact of European contact on the late prehistoric/early historic populations of North America.

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None
Graded: Letter Grade



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