ANTHR 350

Archaeological Cultures of North America

Anthropology College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences

Course Description

Cultural developments of North American Indians (Canada, U.S., and northern Mexico) before Columbus.

When Taught

Contact Department

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Title

Archaeology of the Native Cultures of North America and Nort

Learning Outcome

Students will gain an introductory level comprehension of the diverse cultural developments of North American indigenous peoples as well as selected examples from Canada and Northern Mexico through the study of archaeological evidence and material culture.

Title

Hands-On Exposure to Native American Material Culture

Learning Outcome

Students will gain a more in-depth comprehension of the diversity and complexity of data sets regarding archaeological evidence via material cultural remains by hands-on interactions with the collections of the Museum of Peoples and Cultures at BYU.

Title

Critical Thinking, Research, Analysis, and Writing

Learning Outcome

Through course assignments, students will increase their skills in critical thinking, research, analysis, and writing. Emphasis will be placed on writing in the discipline.