- Name: Introduction to Mesoamerican Prehistory and Archaeology
- Division: Liberal Arts
- Discipline: Anthropology
- Units (Credits): 3.00
I. Catalog Course Description
Introduces students to the archaeology and prehistory of Mesoamerica. Includes the development of complex societies in Mexico and Central America.
II: Course Objectives
Students will have a basic understanding of the:
- Prehistory and archaeology of Mesoamerica
- Principles, theories, and methods of archaeological investigation
- Development of human social institutions in prehistory
- Value and importance of human diversity over time
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-214 classes:
There are currently no ANTH-214 classes scheduled for this term.