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ANTH 640D - Archaeology of Ancient New World Civilizations

(3 units)
Comparative study of indigenous civilizations in Mexico, Central America, and South America prior to the advent of European conquest.

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 Ancient New World.
2. Students will be able to describe the basic culture histories of these areas.
3. Students will be able to compare trajectories of sociocultural and technological change across the area.
4. Students will be able to evaluate the causes of culture change across the area using data from archaeological sites and specific case studies.
5. Students will be able to describe the intellectual and historical trajectories that led to the delineation of the major culture area.
6. Students will be able to describe the intellectual and historical trajectories that led to the delineation of the major culture area.


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