ANTH 307: Ancient Mesoamerica

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Credits: 3

Examines the peoples and cultures of ancient Mesoamerica, including Olmec, Maya, Teotihuacan, and Aztec societies. Major topics include the rise of civilization, the development of the Mesoamerican cultural tradition, the growth of cities, trade, exchange, writing systems, political organization, religion, conflict, and the archaeological study of this indigenous heritage. Limited to three attempts.
Mason Core: Global Understanding
Specialized Designation: Non-Western Culture
Recommended Prerequisite: ANTH 120, 60 credits, or permission of instructor.
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.