Archeology (3240)

Archeology (3240)

100 INTRODUCTION TO ARCHAEOLOGY 3 credits
Introduction to the study of ancient cultures based on material remains. Course covers basic archaeological concepts and tools, types of data and interpretation.
101 CASE STUDY 1 credits
A series of one-credit modules designed to introduce specific topics of archeological interest to the non-specialist.
105 THE INCAS 1 credits
Rise and fall of the Inca empire of South America. Topics include: politics, ideology, daily life and methods of recovering and interpreting archaeological data.
106 THE MAYA 1 credits
Rise and fall of the Maya civilization of Mesoamerica. Topics include: politics, ideology, daily life and methods of recovering and interpreting archaeological data.
107 ARCHAEOLOGY OF PETS 1 credits
A look at pets from earliest times to the present and how the keeping of pets leads to the domestication of animals.
108 WORLD OF HOMER 1 credits
Examination of Greek Bronze and Iron Age material culture and its possible relationship to the works of the poet Homer.
109 THE ASSYRIANS 1 credits
Examines archaeological and textual evidence for the emergence of the Assyrian Empire, its expansion and collapse. Topics include: Assyrian art and architecture, warfare, and literature.
110 THE SUMERIANS 1 credits
Examines archaeological and textual evidence for the emergence and flourishing of Sumerian civilization. Topics include: Sumerian religion, art, architecture and literature.
111 ARCHAEOLOGY OF SLAVERY 1 credits
An examination of slavery as an institution on a worldwide basis from earliest times to the 19th century through archaeology.
112 THE AZTECS 1 credits
A discussion of the Aztec civilization, politics, ideology, and daily life will illustrate how archaeologists recover and interpret data on Aztec culture.
113 RELIGION BEFORE THE BIBLE 1 credits
Examination of archaeological evidence for the emergence of humanity's first religious practices from Paleolithic shamanism to early monotheistic traditions in the Near East and Europe.
150 TIME BEFORE HISTORY 3 credits
Survey of world prehistory from the first appearance of anatomically modern humans to the rise of state-level societies from an archaeological perspective. Web Components.
300 HISTORICAL ARCHAEOLOGY 3 credits
This course explores recent developments in historical archaeology and how material culture can be used to study race, class, gender, and ethnic identities.
313 ARCHAEOLOGY OF GREECE 3 credits
The ruins and monuments of Greece; history reconstructed by examination of the material remains. No foreign language necessary.
314 ARCHAEOLOGY OF ROME 3 credits
The ruins and monuments of Rome; history reconstructed by examination of the material remains. No foreign language necessary.
345 EGYPTOLOGY 3 credits
Introduction to ancient Egyptian civilization, with emphasis on sites and artifacts representative of socio-political and ideological transformations from the Prehistoric through Ptolemaic Periods.
360 ANCIENT N-E ARCHAEOLOGY 3 credits
General survey of the archaeological material culture and written history of the ancient Near East. Covers principal human achievements from the Paleolithic to Alexander's conquest.
400 ARCHAEOLOGICAL THEORY 3 credits
Prerequisite: 100. Advanced seminar covering history of scientific archaeological exploration, major theoretical paradigms and current trends in archaeology. Required for Certificate in Field Archaeology.
410 ARCHAEOGEOPHYSICAL SURVEY 3 credits
Prerequisite: 100 or 3370:101 or 3350:310. Advanced instruction in principles of subsurface geophysical survey techniques in archaeology. Emphasizes magnetic gradiometry and electrical resistivity techniques. Includes both laboratory and fieldwork.
420 ARCHAEOLOGY OF OHIO 3 credits
Prerequisite: 100. Provides a detailed overview of Ohio's prehistoric cultures and the early historic period focusing on cultural evolution and environmental relationships.
440 ARCHAEOLOGICAL LAB METHODS 3 credits
Prerequisite: 100. Laboratory processing and study of lithic, ceramic, paleofaunal, paleobotanical, metallic, archaeological materials. Emphasis varies with instructor expertise. Involves instrumental or statistical analysis.
450 ARCHAEOLOGICAL FIELD SCHOOL 1-6 credits
Prerequisite: 100 or permission. A field-based course teaching based archaeological techniques, mapping, excavation of prehistoric and historic sites, survey and documentation. (May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits.)
472 ST: ARCHAEOLOGY 1-6 credits
Prerequisite: 100 or permission. Designed to meet needs of students with interests in selected topics in archaeology. May include fieldwork, laboratory research or advanced courses not regularly offered. (May be repeated for up to six credits.)
499 SR HONORS PROJ: ARCHAEOLOGY 1-6 credits
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Student-designed archaeology project directed by an Archaeology faculty member in conjunction with Honors College preceptors under the guidelines of the Honors College. (May be repeated for a maximum of six credits.)

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