ANTH-153: Introduction to Archaeology

Catalog Info

Effective Term
Winter 2015
WebAdvisor Title
Introduction to Archaeology
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
3 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

Introduces the field of archaeology and provides an overview of world prehistory. Initially explores what archaeologists do, including discussions of excavation, survey, dating techniques, artifact analysis, and cultural interpretation. Then covers what archaeologists have discovered about our ancient human ancestors beginning with our earliest human ancestors and continuing through the development of early state level societies such as those of Ancient Egypt.

ENG-092 or ENG-093 eligible
Course Satisfies MACRAO Requirements
MTA Categories
  • Category 4: Social Sciences
General Education Categories
  • Social Sciences
Office Contact
School of Liberal Arts: 313-845-9624,, Liberal Arts Building, Room: K-201