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    May 23, 2024  
2013-2014 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2013-2014 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

ANTH 3320 - North American Archaeology

Goals: To offer an interdisciplinary survey of the complex cultural diversity that characterized ancient North America (Canada, the United States, and northern Mexico). To be aware of, to be able to synthesize, and to be able to evaluate how archaeological anthropologists have employed analytical techniques and systemic perspectives to understand prehistoric cultural dynamics that contributed to the emergence and development of the various archaeological traditions of ancient North America.

Content: Comparative archaeological and ethnohistorical information, theories, and controversies related to the various regional archaeological traditions that developed in North America from the earliest human colonization during Pleistocene times through the arrival of the Europeans.

Taught: Alternate years.

Prerequisite: ANTH 1160.

Credits: 4 credits