Liberal Arts > Anthropology

General Information


I. Catalog Course Description

Topics selected from paleoecology, taphonomy, geoarchaeology, and dating methods. Lectures, readings, and field trips cover advanced principles, method and theory, and practical applications.


II: Course Objectives

Students will have a basic understanding of:

  • the principles, theories and methods of environmental archaeology.
  • the development of human social institutions and technology in prehistory.
  • the link between prehistoric environments and their effects on human social development.

III: Course Linkage

This course is designed to meet the following Student Learning Objectives of the General Education Requirement by ensuring that successful students will be able to demonstrate that they:

  • Have college-level skills in reading, writing, and oral communication to a level appropriate for their degree and/or emphasis.
  • Possess adequate problem solving, creative reasoning, and critical thinking skills.
  • Are able to utilize effective and efficient learning skills, including locating and evaluating sources of information.
  • Can apply appropriate technological skills, including computer skills.
  • Understand the methods of science and the role of science in the modern world.
  • Appreciate the importance of cultural traditions, and diversity in the modern world.

Scheduled ANTH-443 classes:

Fall 2019

There are currently no ANTH-443 classes scheduled for this term.