This course surveys the development of ancient civilizations to familiarize students with the rich and varied cultures of the human past in order to increase awareness of the debt we, in the 21st century, owe to past diverse cultural developments. Consequently, the course will trace the development of urbanism and civilization subsequent to the emergence of agriculture, and will familiarize students with the representative cities, archaeological evidence, technological developments, and cultural characteristics of those civilizations. In particular, students will focus on the social organization, physical remains, arts, and history of the ancient states in Mesopotamia, Egypt, the Far East, the Middle East, South and Southeast Asia, Greece, Rome, Africa, and the Americas. Not available for supplemental. Instruction (3.0). Equivalent to: ARK-2265, HUM-265. Requisite Courses: Take any one of HIS-1170 HUM-1165 HUM-1180 or HUM-1195 (Required, Previous).
HUM-2265 Archaeology of Ancient Civilizations - 3.00 credits