ANTH 124 - Fundamentals of Archaeology

Credit Hours: 3

Fundamentals of Archaeology presents the study of archaeology as one of the major subfields of anthropology. Archaeology is the study of humans through the materials that they create and use. In this course, students will learn the theories and methods that archaeologists use to study the material cultural remains of some ancient and some not so ancient societies, and they will study how archaeologists use these methods to interpret human behavior. Students will use a variety of strategies to investigate past societies from various parts of the world.