Course: ANTH 519. Seminar in Archaeological Theory and Method (3)
Prerequisite: Graduate standing or instructor consent. This course provides students of anthropology with the more advanced theoretical concepts, methodological approaches and background needed to become practicing archaeologists. By the end of this course, students will be able to deconstruct and evaluate archaeological arguments in terms of their theoretical approach, research design and logic. Students will more fully comprehend the intellectual histories of a range of theoretical approaches to the study of the human past. Students will master key concepts that provide the underpinnings to successful research design in archaeology and allow them to intelligently engage with other scholars at the national and international level.