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ARCL 235 Controlling Nature: Plant and Animal Domestication

How, when and why humans became dependent on cultivated foods and domestic animals and the methods used to document plant and animal domestication.

This course is eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. To determine whether you can take this course for Credit/D/Fail grading, visit the Credit/D/Fail website. You must register in the course before you can select the Credit/D/Fail grading option.

Credits: 3

Pre-reqs: ARCL 103.

Status Section Activity Term Interval Days Start Time End Time Comments
ARCL 235 002Web-Oriented Course2 Tue Thu16:0017:30

ARCL235: The domestication of plant and animal revolutionized the life-ways of past peoples, their relationship with their environment, and their technological and social development. This course examines the origins of the food we eat; how, when and why humans became dependent of cultivated foods and domestic animals; and how we can recognize these fundamental shifts in subsistence in the archaeological record.