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2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANTH 207 - S/M/Ancient Civilizations of North America

2020-2021 Catalog Year

Credit(s): 3
Lecture: 3
Non-Lecture: 0
General Education Area(s): Social Sciences, Other World Civilizations

This course will examine the rich diversity of ancient Pre- Columbian North American cultures, religions, political organizations, and social structures and the variety of regional North American responses to post-Pleistocene environmental change. Possible topics: include human migrations into the New World, Pre-Columbian cultures of the Arctic, sub-Arctic, Eastern Woodlands, Great Plains, Southwest, Great Basin-Plateau, and Pacific coast regions, hunter-gatherer lifestyles, the origin and expansion of food-producing economies, and the rise and fall of complex societies.

Offered: Once every three years, in the spring

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