Kirk Costion, Ph.D.

Residential Faculty - Archaeology

Cultural Science

Office: SC 14 - Room: SC 65

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM3:00 PM - 4:00 PM1:00 PM - 3:00 PM  
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Classes Taught

Fall 2019

ASB222 Buried Cities and Lost Tribes: Old World 3 Credits
Introduction to archaeology through discoveries and the researchers who made them. Emphasis on methods of archaeological fieldwork and what these discoveries reveal about humanity, including the nature of archaeological inquiry, the development of human social groups, the changing role of religion in evolving societies, the origins of agriculture, the origins of settled life ways, the rise of cities and complex societies, political strife across different cultures and the forces which tend to fragment societies. Examples drawn from Africa, Asia, Europe, the Pacific Islands, and Australia. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Global Awareness [G], Historical Awareness [H], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU], Social & Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26943
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019
MoWeFr
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

Open

Seats Available
ASB223 Buried Cities and Lost Tribes: New World 3 Credits
Introduction to archaeology through discoveries and the researchers who made them. Emphasis on methods of archaeological fieldwork and what these discoveries reveal about humanity, including the nature of archaeological inquiry, the development of human social groups, the changing role of religion in evolving societies, the origins of agriculture, the origins of settled life ways, the rise of cities and complex societies, political strife across different cultures and the forces which fragment societies. Examples drawn from North America, Central America, and South America. Prerequisites: None.
All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
General Education Designations: Global Awareness [G], Historical Awareness [H], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU], Social & Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
38485
Red Mountain Campus
Lecture
08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019
TuTh
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Closed

Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

ASB226 Human Impacts on Ancient Environments 3 Credits
Interrelationship between humans and their environments, using archaeological data and case studies beginning with early hominids. Uses of research to identify environmental change and distinguish between climatic and human-induced global change. Explores ways in which prehistoric people caused and responded to environmental changes. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Historical Awareness [H], Social & Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
27245
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/20/2019 - 12/13/2019
TuTh
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Closed

ASB252 Sports and Culture 3 Credits
Cross-cultural examination of symbolic and social dimensions of sports, past and present. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Global Awareness [G], Social & Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24538
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/19/2019 - 12/13/2019
MoWeFr
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Closed

Fall Flex Start 2019

ASB223 Buried Cities and Lost Tribes: New World 3 Credits
Introduction to archaeology through discoveries and the researchers who made them. Emphasis on methods of archaeological fieldwork and what these discoveries reveal about humanity, including the nature of archaeological inquiry, the development of human social groups, the changing role of religion in evolving societies, the origins of agriculture, the origins of settled life ways, the rise of cities and complex societies, political strife across different cultures and the forces which fragment societies. Examples drawn from North America, Central America, and South America. Prerequisites: None.
All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
General Education Designations: Global Awareness [G], Historical Awareness [H], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU], Social & Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
24509
Dobson Campus
Lecture
09/04/2019 - 12/13/2019
MoWe
11:00 AM - 12:25 PM

Open

16 of 35
Seats Available

Notes: All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

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