||Introduction to Archaeology (4)
|The study of ancient and prehistoric cultures of the
world. Introduction to the theories and techniques of archaeological
||Pacific Northwest Prehistory (4)
|The prehistory of northwestern North America from its earliest occupants
to the arrival of Europeans with emphasis on developments during the
last 5,000 years. Recommended prerequisite: Anth 350.
||Mesoamerican Prehistory (4)
|Early cultures of Mesoamerica with an emphasis on the domestication
of plants and animals and the development of civilization, focusing
on the Maya and Highland Mexico. Recommended prerequisite: Anth
||East Asian Prehistory (4)
||The archaeology of China, Japan and Korea from about 1 million years
ago to the establishment of the Yamato State in Japan. Focuses on developments
during the past 18,000 years, including the domestication of plants
and animals, the spread of agriculture, and the development of civilization
and regional states. Recommended prerequisite: Anth 350.
||Culture and Ecology (4)
|| A critical analysis of the interrelations of culture, social structure, and human ecology. Social organization as influenced by characteristic patterns of resource exploitation. The uses of natural environment from the viewpoint of the members of societies. Recommended prerequisites: Anth 304, 305.
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||Archaeological Field Methods (4)
||The theory and practice of contemporary archaeological field investigation
research design, survey and reconnaissance, site excavation, sampling
and recording techniques, cultural resource management. Recommended
prerequisite: Anth 350.
||Issues in Cultural Resource Management (4)
||Examines the current cultural, legal and regulatory issues, problems,
and frameworks affecting the management of cultural resources in North
America and elsewhere in the world. Course coverage will include such
topics as the laws affecting antiquities trafficking, and the relationships
between indigenous peoples and archaeologists. Recommended prerequisite:
||Advanced Topics in Archaeology (4)
||In depth exploration and analysis of a major current problem in archaeology.
Problems may be substantive or theoretical. Recommended prerequisite:
||Topics in Northwest Prehistory (4)
|| In depth exploration of current problems in the study of Northwest
Prehistory, particularly as it articulates with general theories of
hunter gatherer adaptations and cultural evolution. Recommended
prerequisite: Anth 364 .
||Explores the diversity among modern and ancient hunter-gatherers using and introducing students to the major theories and methodologies archaeologists use to investigate and explain that diversity but emphasizing Evolutionary Culture Theory, especially Human Behavioral Ecology. Topics include the origins and evolution of hunting and gathering, technology, mobility patterns, demography, diet and issues facing modern Hunter-Gatherers.
||Core Seminar in Archaeology (4)
||A seminar that provides a methodological, theoretical, and substantive
review and integration of anthropological materials in archaeology.
Prerequisites: graduate standing in anthropology and consent of