This course examines the theory and history of archaeological methods in the field of professional archaeology. A primary objective of the course is to foster an understanding of humanity's common cultural heritage and the shared responsibility people all have in understanding and preserving this cultural heritage. Students will investigate the advent of agriculture and the formation of cities and states and explore a comprehensive overview of prehistoric societies from Asia to the Americas. This course meets General Education Core Goal 9: Behavioral and Social Sciences; Core Goal 11: Civic Responsibility and Core Goal 12: Sensitivity to Global Perspective and Cultural and Social Diversity.
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