ATH-360 Andean Prehistory and Culture

An in-depth examination of the pre-Columbian cultures and civilizations of the Andes, focusing on Cusco and the Incan Empire and then working backward to preceding civilizations and forward to what cultural elements have continued into contemporary Andean culture. As part of the immersion experience, students will visit all important Incan archaeological sites, including Machu Piccho, and several pre-Incan sites.


3 credits