2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook 
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2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANTH 202 - Introduction to Archaeology

Credits: 3
An examination of the research goals, theoretical foundations, and methods of anthropological archaeology. Examples are drawn from archaeological sites worldwide, with a Great Basin emphasis.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Describe the field of archaeology.
  2. Discuss the history of archaeology and the development of archaeological theory.
  3. Identify and explain the methods and techniques employed in the conduct of archaeological fieldwork.
  4. Identify and explain the various dating techniques employed in archaeological research.
  5. Explain how the archaeological record is formed.
  6. Identify what archaeological data consists of and discuss how to examine, record, and interpret such data.
  7. Compare and contrast the relationship between the historical and archaeological records.

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None
Graded: Letter Grade

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