First Peoples - Americans From the Ice Age to 1500 AD


Fall 2013 quarter

Taught by

Dennis Hibbert


one year college composition

We will study the whole span of time for which we have good evidence that people lived in the Americas before European contact. We want to know about when people reached the Americas and where they came from, where they traveled and settled, the societies that developed, the responses of these societies to ongoing environmental changes, and human impacts on the landscape. We will draw on genetic studies, archaeology, palaeobotany, geology, palaeoclimatology, and linguistics. Emphasis throughout will be on learning what kinds of evidence tell us about our past and how that evidence is obtained and interpreted.

Program Details

Fields of Study

Location and Schedule

Campus location



Offered during: Weekend

Advertised schedule: 9a-1p Sat


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Online Learning

No Required Online Learning: No access to web tools required. Any web tools provided are optional for students.

Upper Division Science Credit

upper division science


Date Revision
May 12th, 2013 Cancelled: This course will not be able to be offered.

Registration Information

Credits: 4 (Fall)

Class standing: Sophomore–Senior

Maximum enrollment: 24


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