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2016-2017 Catalog 

HPT 115 - Introduction to Archaeology

Class: 3 Lab: 0 Clinical: 0 Credit: 3
No Pre/Corequisites
This course introduces the methodological and theoretical elements of modern prehistoric archaeology. Topics include theories of cultural change, dating methods, sampling studies, and the reconstruction of economic, social and religious patterns in prehistoric and historic societies. Upon completion, students will be able to demonstrate the basic methods and theoretical models necessary to comprehend and participate effectively in professional archaeological research.