This course is an introduction to the archaeology of Mesoamerica and South America. Students will study the history of Latin American archaeology and explore the broad range of human cultural history in these regions. Study focuses on Formative, Classic, and Post-Classic cultural expressions with particular emphasis on the rise of complex societies in Mexico and in the Andean region. Satisfies requirement for Archaeology Concentration. Prerequisite: Sophomore standingGeneral Education: Society and Human Behavior