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2022-2023 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
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ANTH 120 - Introduction to Archaeology

Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-B1
Introduction to prehistory. Familiarization with the techniques used in recovery and interpretation of archaeological materials. Examples of the processes of cultural reconstructions from sites in the old and new world.

Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-B1 - Lower Division Physical Science
Course Typically Offered: Fall ONLY

Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. To identify, summarize, and sequence the basic schools of anthropological thought in all four academic subfields of the discipline;
  2. To apply basic qualitative and quantitative archaeological research methods and skills;
  3. To identify pragmatic uses of anthropological methods and perspectives in approaching real-world solutions, and identify instances of and opportunities for applications of anthropological tools and ideas in employment and community development, both locally and globally.

B1. Physical Science Learning Outcomes
  1. Demonstrate knowledge of scientific theories, concepts, and data about the physical sciences;
  2. demonstrate an understanding of scientific practices, including the scientific method; and
  3. describe the potential limits of scientific endeavors, including the accepted standards and ethics associated with scientific inquiry.

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