Summer 2023 - ARCH 200 D200
Special Topics in World Prehistory (3)
Class Number: 4785
Delivery Method: In Person
Non-specialized introductory summaries of selected regional topics in world prehistory. Breadth-Social Sciences.
This course provides an in-depth, comparative examination of the osteology of vertebrate animals. Emphasis is placed on the skeletal anatomy of fish, mammals, and birds; reptiles and amphibians are also considered. The influence of phylogeny, ecology, and locomotion on morphological characteristics is explored. Students gain practical experience with anatomical and taxonomic identification working with skeletal material in lab sessions. The course serves as a foundation for more advanced study in archaeology, biology, zoology, paleontology, forensics, and allied fields. No prerequisites; ARCH 101 or BISC 102 recommended.
- Semi-weekly quizzes 30%
- Lab worksheets 50%
- Final exam 20%
No textbook purchase required. Course readings on Canvas.
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