Archaeological Cultures of North America

Archaeological Cultures of North America
Cultural developments of North American Indians (Canada, U.S., and northern Mexico) before Columbus.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 TaughtFall Contact Department, Winter Contact Department
 ProgramsContaining ANTHR 350
Course Outcomes

Archaeology of the Native Cultures of North America and Nort

Students will gain an introductory level comprehension of the diverse cultural developments of North American indigenous peoples as well as selected examples from Canada and Northern Mexico through the study of archaeological evidence and material culture.

Hands-On Exposure to Native American Material Culture

Students will gain a more in-depth comprehension of the diversity and complexity of data sets regarding archaeological evidence via material cultural remains by hands-on interactions with the collections of the Museum of Peoples and Cultures at BYU.

Critical Thinking, Research, Analysis, and Writing

Through course assignments, students will increase their skills in critical thinking, research, analysis, and writing. Emphasis will be placed on writing in the discipline.