History of Archaeology

History of Archaeology
Historical approach to development of archaeological knowledge, method, and theory, emphasizing North America and individual contributions.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesAcceptance into the graduate program.
Course Outcomes

Methods and Theory

Students will gain a comprehensive knowledge of the historic development of Archaeology as a discipline through the study of the most critical archaeological sites and fromative personalities within the discipline.

Archaeological Theory and Practice

Course assignments will allow students to become familiar with the use of archaeological theory and its practical applications.

Methods and Theory Via Data

Course assignments will allow students to achieve a better understanding of the relationship between data, theory, and methods and to critically evaluate theory and methods utilized in archaeological publications. Students will also be ablet to acquire the skills necessary to identify and apply particular theories and methods to their own research.