Archaeology

College of Arts & Sciences

Great Discoveries in Archaeology

CAS AR 100

Illustrated lectures focus on the important discoveries of the discipline of archaeology. Course covers the whole of human prehistory around the world. Archaeological methods are described, along with the great ancient sites: Olduvai, Lascaux, Stonehenge, Egyptian pyramids, Machu Picchu. This course carries humanities divisional credit in CAS. Course fulfills Archaeology Undergraduate area requirement. This course fulfills one unit in each of the following BU Hub areas: Historical Consciousness, Social Inquiry I. 4 cr. Tuition: $2800

Summer 1 (May 21-June 27)

Summer 2 (July 1-August 8)

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Introduction to Archaeology

CAS AR 101

Theory, methods and aims of prehistoric and historical archaeology in the Old and New Worlds. Excavation and recovery of archaeological data; dating techniques; interpretation of finds; relation of archaeology to history and other disciplines. Examination of several Old and New World cultures. Course provides divisional studies credit in CAS Social Sciences. Course required for major and minor in Archaeology. This course fulfills a single unit in each of the following BU Hub areas: Historical Consciousness, Social Inquiry I. 4 cr. Tuition: $2800

Summer 1 (May 21-June 27)

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