- Name: Environmental Archaeology
- Division: Liberal Arts
- Discipline: Anthropology
- Units (Credits): 3.00
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:
There are currently no ANTH-443 classes scheduled for this term.