ANTH 120: Unearthing the Past: Prehistory, Culture and Evolution

ANTH 120-001: Unearthng Past:Prehst Cult Evo
(Fall 2023)

12:00 PM to 01:15 PM TR

Planetary Hall 206

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Section Information for Fall 2023

ANTH 120 - 001: Unearthng Past:Prehst Cult Evo

Why do archaeologists dig square holes? How do they know where to dig to begin with? How/why is archaeology relevant to the modern world? ANTH 120 is an introduction to the field of archaeology. Our primary focus is on the materials and methods used by archaeologists to reconstruct the human past, but we will also discuss the impacts that archaeology has on people living today. The course fulfills the SBS requirement for the Mason Core and is required for the BA in AnthropologyArchaeologists sit/kneel on an ancient stone floor working at a dig


Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Introduction to archaeology. Explores the ways in which the archaeological record contributes to issues and debates about the human past and present, as well as the lab and field methods used for understanding archaeological remains. Limited to three attempts.
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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