Archaeology of Roman Civilization

Archaeology of Roman Civilization
Survey of the most important sites, artifacts, monuments, and methodological approaches associated with the archaeological study of Etruria, Roman Italy, and the Roman Empire. Cultural contexts of the regions impacted by Roman civilization.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 RecommendedAnthr 215.
 TaughtFall odd years
 ProgramsContaining ANTHR 377
Course Outcomes

Archaeology-Roman and Etruscan

-Students will gain a knowledge of the development of Etruscan and Roman societies through a study of Classical archaeological techniques and methodology.

-Heavy emphasis will be placed on students gaining a chronological knowledge of both of these cultures and their impact on the Mediterranean Basin as well as on developments in the medieval worlds of Europe and Islam.

-Students will also gain a knowledge of the major assumptions and methodologies of Classical archaeology and gain experience in writing in the discipline through development of a critical research paper of not less than 12 pages.

-Students will increase their public speaking skills by giving an oral class presentation on an assigned topic.