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ARCL 345 Molecular Archaeology

Molecular techniques in archaeology and their application to anthropological and archaeological research.

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: One of ARCL 103, ARCL 203, FSCT 201.

Status Section Activity Term Interval Days Start Time End Time Comments
ARCL 345 001Web-Oriented Course1 Mon Wed16:0017:30

ARCL345: In the first half of the course, we explore the fundamental principles and methods in molecular archaeology, including ancient DNA, ancient proteins, lipids, and stable isotopes. Then through weekly seminars, we explores the application of these technique to questions of human evolution, health and disease, diet and subsistence, plant and animal domestication, paleoecology, and forensic anthropology. Both Arts and Science students are encouraged to enrol.