Discovering Archaeology
3 credit hours
Introduces archaeology as the subfield of anthropology that studies humanity’s prehistory, history, and present through the study of material remains and the archaeological record of human development from our origins to modern times.  Laboratory work involves working with prehistoric and historic materials consisting of skeletal materials, artifacts, site maps, pottery, early writing, media and simulation.  Students may also work with material from field archaeology sites in the United States and other regions of the world and in some quarters archaeological field work may be done. (3 lecture hours, 1 lab hour)