University General Course Catalog 2022-2023 
    Feb 09, 2023  
University General Course Catalog 2022-2023
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ANTH 730 - Paleoeconomics

(3 units)
Economic approaches to hunter-gatherer archaeology.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Spring - Odd Years

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. describe the historical development of economic anthropology as a discipline.
2. define and correctly use such fundamental economic ideas like land, labor, capital, and return.
3. describe and compare global prehistoric economies from the Paleolithic to the Late Holocene.
4. evaluate the relationships operating between population, resources, technology, social structure, politics and ideology in prehistoric economies.
5. synthesize empirical and theoretical knowledge gained through the course to arrive at a general theory of the roots of human economic behavior.

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