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Archaeology (ANT-113)

Semester: Fall 2020
Number: 0103-113-001
Instructor: Brian Wygal
Days: Monday 2:25 pm - 3:40 pm
Note: Online, Both synchronous and asynchronous
Location: Online
Credits: 3.50

18.5 Hours Of Lab Work Required. Online
Synchronous Meetings Mondays 2:25pm-3:40pm
And Online Asynchronous Meetings Wednesday. Optional
In Person Or Online Lab Experiences.

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This introductory course covers archaeological methods, theories, and historical development as well as unique specialties in human cognitive, technological, and economic adaptation. Laboratory activities provide hands-on experience through analysis, chart and graph roduction, and introduce geographic information systems as a means of interpreting the archaeological record. (Learning Goals:G;Distribution Reqs:Social Sciences)

Learning Goals:   This introductory course covers ethics, methods, theories, and the historical development of Archaeology as a science. Students will study human cognitive, technological, and socio-economic developments taught through direct participation and case studies from around the world. Laboratory activities introduce analytical tools common to archaeology and other environmental sciences. Class discussion and laboratory assignments will provide student opportunities to formulate and present unique interpretations of the archaeological record as it pertains to the development of humanity and culture. Course Learning Goals: Participants will improve global learning abilities through research and group dialogue pertaining to human cultural and technological developments through time. Research, reading, and discussion will develop essential critical thinking and communication skills. Laboratory assignments enhance student reasoning and specialized software experience through data analysis, chart and graph production, and geographic information systems (GIS) as a means of interpreting the archaeological record. (Distribution Reqs: SS)

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