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Anthropological Sciences 497

ANSC 497: Seminar in Archaeological Anthropology

Prerequisite: ANSC 201 or permission of instructor

Credit Hours: (3-4)

Reading, research, and/or lectures focusing on specialized topics in archaeology selected by department faculty.

Note(s): This course may be repeated for credit as long as topics vary.

Detailed Description of Content of Course

Content for the course will be determined by the instructor in consultation with the Anthropological Sciences faculty.  Content will include reading and discussion of the primary literature on the course topic.


Detailed Description of Conduct of Course

Class may include lecture, discussion, laboratory or field activities, student presentations, or guest lectures.  Course conduct will vary by instructor and topic but will include reading and discussion of the primary literature in that subject area.


Goals and Objectives of the Course

Students will examine and demonstrate knowledge of the primary literature in archaeology they may not otherwise experience.


Assessment Measures

Students may be evaluated on the basis of their performance in class discussions, on examinations, and on papers and projects. Specific course assessment measures will vary by instructor and course topic. This course will also be included for the assessment of one of the Anthropological Sciences learning outcomes.


Other Course Information

Since the instructor for this course may change each time the course is taught, requirements will be determined by individual instructors and included in his or her syllabus.


Review and Approval

03/2011