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Type B: Social Sciences - Ice Age Peoples of the Americas

Anthropology 4014 Ice Age Peoples of the Americas
Provides an in-depth examination of the first peopling of the Americas during the Ice Age—from Siberia to South America—emphasizing the latest evidence and controversies. Topics include: Pleistocene environmental history; Paleolithic archaeology of Northeast Asia; evidence from ancient DNA; pathways to the New World; the earliest archaeological sites; and new developments in underwater archaeology. A voluntary field trip to an Ice Age archaeological site in the local region will be conducted if feasible.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s):

Anthropology 2137 and 2151 or permission of the Chair of the Department of Anthropology

Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type B: Social Sciences
  • Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences