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ANTH 155 Human Prehistory and the Rise of Civilization

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Course Description

An anthropological survey of human and hominid prehistory spanning over two million years. Emphasis is on the origin and cultural evolution of the world’s first settled communities and early civilizations, including Mesopotamia, Egypt, India, China, Europe, Central America, and South America.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 5b; Area 9D1
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area D), UC (IGETC Area 4G)