ANP 203: Introduction to Archaeology provide students with a introduction to archaeology, the study of human culture through material objects. This course will cover topics relating to basic archaeological methods, archaeological theory, the history of archaeology, analysing and understanding artifacts, how archaeologists engage the public, and the importance of archaeology to the contemporary world. This course also arms students with tools that will empower them to to critically evaluate claims about archaeology and the human past found in popular media and popular culture.
Students can take this course online from anywhere in the world and make progress towards their degree. All that students need is a computer, a modern browser, and a broadband internet connection. None of the anthropology online classes have an on-campus component or require that students purchase expensive textbooks.