Introduces the branch of anthropology that relates to the study of past societies, cultures, and civilizations. Explores the role of excavation, survey, material culture analysis, dating methods, and interpretation of artifacts, features, inscriptions, and monumental architecture in the ancient world. Examines developments and archaeological discoveries related to various historical periods ranging from the era of pre-human history to the emergence of state-level societies in places such as ancient Mesopotamia, Egypt, and China. Part of the course is also dedicated to familiarizing students with studies and local projects related to the archaeology of Detroit.
- Category 4: Social Sciences
- Social Sciences