Summer 2017 - ARCH 100 C100
Ancient Peoples and Places (3)
Class Number: 3395
Delivery Method: Distance Education
Course Times + Location:
A broad survey of human cultural development from the late Palaeolithic/PalaeoIndian periods (ca 40,000 BP) to the rise of civilization and empires, in both the Old and New Worlds. Breadth-Social Sciences.
Because of its long view of human cultural development, archaeology gives us a perspective of our origins, who we are, and how culture affects our lives. This course provides an overview of the last 40,000 years in the development of cultures worldwide. We will begin with the Palaeolithic period and cover archaeological finds in both the Old and New Worlds, including case-study examples, illuminating peoples such as the Egyptians, Maya, and the Khmer at Angkor Wat.
- Assignments 55%
- Online Quizzes 45%
All course work, including assignments and quizzes, are completed online. Note: Students will need access to a digital camera for some assignments.
MATERIALS + SUPPLIES:
All Required Readings listed below are not provided by the Distance Education Office (CODE).
World Prehistory & Archaeology: Pathways Through Time (2015), Chazan
Department Undergraduate Notes:
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Deferred grades will be given only on the basis of authenticated medical disability.
Centre for Online and Distance Education Notes:
Please refer to Canvas for the most updated Take Home Midterm/Final exam times.
Additional Course Fee: $40
Required Readings listed on the course outlines are the responsibility of the student to purchase. Textbooks are available for purchase at the SFU Bookstore on the Burnaby campus or online through the Bookstore's website.
Exams are scheduled to be written on the SFU Burnaby campus at the noted time and date (unless noted as a take-home exam).
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