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ANTH-202: Introduction to Archeology

General Information

  • Name: Introduction to Archeology
  • Discipline: Anthropology
  • Units (Credits): 3
  • Transfer Information: (Courses with numbers 100 to 299) This course is designed to apply toward a WNC degree and/or transfer to other schools within the Nevada System of Higher Education, depending on the degree chosen and other courses completed. It may transfer to colleges and universities outside Nevada. For information about how this course can transfer and apply to your program of study, please contact a counselor.
  • Academic Division: Liberal Arts
  • Prerequisites: None

Course Outline

I: Catalog Course Description

Surveys archaeology in the Old and New Worlds. Examines methods used by archaeologists to describe and explain prehistoric cultures.

II. Course Objectives and Linkage to General Education Program

The information in the parentheses after a course objective refers to the specific general education (GE) learning outcome that the objective meets.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will have demonstrated they can:

  • Exhibit knowledge of principles, theories, and methods of archaeological investigation (GE 1)
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the development of human social institutions and technology in prehistory (GE 1)
  • Demonstrate an appreciation of cultural diversity through an examination of cultural interaction from selected prehistoric periods of the world (GE 5)
  • Demonstrate analytical and critical thinking through substantially error-free prose suitable to the purpose of relating selected anthropological topics to personal experience and knowledge (GE 2, 6)

Scheduled ANTH-202 classes:

Fall 2016

There are currently no ANTH-202 classes scheduled for this term.