Archaeology of Roman Civilization
Archaeology-Roman and Etruscan
-Students will gain a knowledge of the development of Etruscan and Roman societies through a study of Classical archaeological techniques and methodology.
-Heavy emphasis will be placed on students gaining a chronological knowledge of both of these cultures and their impact on the Mediterranean Basin as well as on developments in the medieval worlds of Europe and Islam.
-Students will also gain a knowledge of the major assumptions and methodologies of Classical archaeology and gain experience in writing in the discipline through development of a critical research paper of not less than 12 pages.
-Students will increase their public speaking skills by giving an oral class presentation on an assigned topic.