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2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ANT 1420 - Archaeology and the Human Past (3)

When Offered: Fall; Spring
GEN ED: Social Science Designation; Integrative Learning Experience (Theme: “How We Know What We Know About the Past: Method, Evidence, Knowledge”)
An introduction to the human past through the scientific process of archaeology. Controversial issues discussed may include human evolution, the fate of the Neandertals, peopling of the Americas, and the cycling of state-level societies. Ultimately, lessons from the past are considered in light of contemporary human issues.