HIST222 Archaeology Topics (Experimental)
Department of Social & Behavioral Science: Historic Preservation
- I. Course Number and Title
- HIST222 Archaeology Topics (Experimental)
- II. Number of Credits
- 1 credit
- III. Number of Instructional Minutes
- 900 minutes
- IV. Prerequisites
- V. Other Pertinent Information
- VI. Catalog Course Description
- Students study how archaeologists work in the Delaware Valley region. Special emphasis is placed on actual excavations in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
- VII. Required Course Content and Direction
Course Learning Goals
- To introduce the student to the discipline of archeology with emphasis on prehistoric and historic periods.
- To make students aware of the vast literature which is available on archeology sites.
- To provide an overview for various archeology topics, such as, the American Revolution, cemeteries, Jamestown, Franklin Court, and prehistoric sites.
- To enable students to understand how artifacts of ceramic, glass, and lithic materials can assist archeologists.
Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities
- Introduction to the discipline of archeology
- Archaeology and the Revolution
- Ceramics & Glass in the 19th and 20th centuries
- Cemeteries and archaeology
- Jamestown and Franklin Court
Assessment Methods for Course Learning Goals
Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Student:Videos, slides, artifacts, books, special displays
Review/Approval Date - 12/05