Course level

Undergraduate

Faculty

Humanities and Social Sciences

School

Social Science School

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Class contact

3 Contact hours

Recommended prerequisite

Assessment methods

Participation, in-class quiz, mid-semester exam and essay

Course coordinator

Prof Marshall Weisler

Study Abroad

This course is pre-approved for Study Abroad and Exchange students.

This course is not currently offered, please contact the school.

Course description

This course introduces students to the prehistory and archaeology of the three culture areas of Oceania beginning with Melanesia in the fare west, Micronesia in the northern Pacific and Polynesia which makes up the eastern half of this region. It examines central themes in the region including: the timing, routes and strategies of colonization; subsistence practices, technological issues; and the evolution and transformation of these societies.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2017 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2016 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2015 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2013 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2012 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2011 St Lucia Internal Course Profile