Subject: Archaeology
Credit units: 3
Offered: Either Term 1 or Term 2
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours
College: Arts and Science
Department: Archaeology and Anthropology


This course is designed as an introduction to the archaeology of North America. It presents a broad survey of culture areas, with a focus on adaptation, culture change, economy, and technology. It will use the comparative approach to study the past lives of hunter-gatherer, horticulturalist, and agricultural cultures of North America. It covers from Time Immemorial and the First Peopling into the Colonial Period. It contextualizes the role archaeologists have in re-interpreting the past and how Reconciliation affects our work.

Prerequisite(s): ARCH 112.3 or ARCH 116.3
Note(s): Students with credit for ARCH 298.3 Archaeology of North America may not take this course for credit.

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