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ANTH 640A - Archaeology of North America

(3 units)
Prehistory of North America with emphasis on peopling of the New World and influences from Mesoamerica.

Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall - Even Years
Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course:
1. Students will be able to identify the major geographic divisions of the Eurasian continent.
2. Students will be able to describe the basic culture histories of these areas.
3. Students course will be able to compare trajectories of sociocultural and technological change across Eurasia.
4. Students will be able to evaluate the causes of culture change across the continent using data from archaeological sites and specific case studies from the literature.
5. Students will be able to describe the intellectual and historical trajectories that led to the delineation of the major culture areas of North America.
6. Students will be able to evaluate the prehistory of North America from both historical and evolutionary perspectives.


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