[ANTH 216] Principles of Archaeology

Consideration of the different approaches used to recover, describe, analyze, and interpret archaeological materials. The primary objectives of the course are to provide an overview of the major theoretical and methodological issues that characterize the continuing development of modern archaeology; to critically examine how theory, method, and data are integrated in archaeological research; and to consider archaeologists’ responsibilities to the public, as well as to descendant communities.

Course Title

Principles of Archaeology

Course Code

ANTH 216



Fulfills Requirements

W, Q


Prerequisite: Anthropology 110.


Offered alternate years, fall semester.
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