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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - ANG6175

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2004-07-02
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  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    2001 2003-11-18
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Anthropology AS 1205000
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Brent Weisman 9740780 bweisman@cas.usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    ANG 6175 Topics in Mediterranean Archaeology

    Is the course title variable? N
    Is a permit required for registration? Y
    Are the credit hours variable? N
    Is this course repeatable?
    If repeatable, how many times? 0

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    3 C - Class Lecture (Primarily) R - Regular
     
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Mediterranean Archaeology
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    -

    Prerequisites

    Graduate Standing

    Corequisites

    Course Description

    A graduate seminar in Mediterranean archaeology, spanning prehistory and the early historical period, and will examine subsistence adaptations, island settlement, trade, technology, religion, rise of complex societies and early states. Repeatable to 6 hr.


  3. Justification

    A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.

    This course has been offered once as a graduate only seminar and will enter the course rotation as an elective specifically designed to meet the needs of Ph.D. students in our new Ph.D. concentration in archaeology. The courses can be repeatable up to 6 h

    B. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service?

    This course will be in demand by graduate students who are required to take two area electives.

    C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?

    This course was offered once (2003) as a selected topics course.

    D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)

    Ph.D. in anthropology, with significant scholarship and field experience in Mediterranean archaeology


  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    The objectives of this course are to critically evaluate current issues and topics in Mediterranean archaeology from an anthropological perspective.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    Students will achieve comprehensive knowledge of major issues and content of Mediterranean archaeology, will gain in depth knowledge of a specific region with the Mediterranean, and will sharpen and enhance their scholarship skills.

    C. Major Topics

    early human presence in the Mediterranean, seafaring and trade and echange, ancient technologies, religion and mortuary practices, rise of early states, the Mediterranean after the Romans.

    D. Textbooks

    selected readings

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    H. Attendance Policy

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    J. Program This Course Supports


  5. Course Concurrence Information



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