Archaeology (ARKEO)Arts and Sciences

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ARKEO 1702

This introductory course surveys the archaeology of the ancient Greek and Roman Mediterranean. Each week, we will explore a different archaeological discovery that transformed scholars' understanding of ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: CLASS 1702NES 1602

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16506ARKEO 1702  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Barrett, C

ARKEO 2201

Throughout most of the human career, people survived by hunting and gathering wild foods. The advent of food production is one of the most profound changes in (pre)history. This course examines the current ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ANTHR 2201

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8379ARKEO 2201  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Russell, N

ARKEO 2668

The course surveys the history and culture of pharaonic Egypt from its prehistoric origins down to the early first millennium bce. Within a chronological framework, the following themes or topics will ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: NES 2668

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8693ARKEO 2668  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Monroe, C

ARKEO 2729

An introduction to the story of how human history from the earliest times through to the recent period interrelates with changing climate conditions on Earth. The course explores the whole expanse of human ... view course details

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  • 14956ARKEO 2729  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Manning, S

ARKEO 3000

Undergraduate students pursue topics of particular interest under the guidance of a faculty member. view course details

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6249ARKEO 3000  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Alexandridis, A

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  •  8116ARKEO 3000  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Anderson, B

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  •  8117ARKEO 3000  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Barrett, C

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  •  8118ARKEO 3000  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Baugher, S

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  •  8119ARKEO 3000  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Cohen-Aponte, A

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  •  8120ARKEO 3000  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Fiskesjo, M

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  •  8121ARKEO 3000  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Gleach, F

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  •  8122ARKEO 3000  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Gleason, K

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8123ARKEO 3000  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Henderson, J

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  •  8124ARKEO 3000  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Jordan, K

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8125ARKEO 3000  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Khatchadourian, L

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8126ARKEO 3000  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Manning, S

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  •  8127ARKEO 3000  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Monroe, C

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  •  8128ARKEO 3000  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Monroe, L

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8129ARKEO 3000  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Platt, V

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8130ARKEO 3000  IND 616

    • TBA
    • Rebillard, E

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  •  8131ARKEO 3000  IND 617

    • TBA
    • Russell, N

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  •  8132ARKEO 3000  IND 618

    • TBA
    • Smith, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8133ARKEO 3000  IND 619

    • TBA
    • Strauss, B

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8134ARKEO 3000  IND 620

    • TBA
    • Volman, T

ARKEO 3225

This lecture class centers on the formative periods of ancient Greek culture, the centuries from about 800-300 BCE. Its aim is to place Greece within the cosmopolitan networks of the Mediterranean and ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ARTH 3225CLASS 3735

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 15663ARKEO 3225  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Alexandridis, A

ARKEO 3230

Human-animal relationships are often seen in utilitarian, nutritional terms, particularly in archaeology. But animals and meat have significance far beyond their economic value. This course focuses on ... view course details

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  • 14977ARKEO 3230  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Russell, N

ARKEO 3235

Bioarchaeology is the study of human remains from archaeological sites. Like forensic scientists at the scene of the crime, bioarchaeologists search for clues embedded in human bone and mummified tissues ... view course details

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  •  9123ARKEO 3235  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Velasco, M

ARKEO 3248

This course provides a long-term overview of the indigenous peoples of Cornell's home region and their neighbors from an archaeological perspective.  Cornell students live and work in the traditional territory ... view course details

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  • 14979ARKEO 3248  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Jordan, K

ARKEO 3255

An introduction to ancient Mesoamerica, focusing on the nature and development of societies that are arguably the most complex to develop anywhere in the precolumbian Americas.  The course provides a summary ... view course details

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  • 14993ARKEO 3255  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Henderson, J

ARKEO 3520

Kingship plays an outsize role in Asian countries today, in both democratic and authoritarian countries. Even in countries that abolished the monarchy, the legacy of kingship is very much at play. In this ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ANTHR 3520ASIAN 3362

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 15005ARKEO 3520  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Fiskesjo, M

ARKEO 3600

Various American Indian civilizations as well as diverse European cultures have all exerted their influences on the organization of town and city living. The course considers how each culture has altered ... view course details

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  • 16059ARKEO 3600  LEC 001

ARKEO 3661

This course is an intense introduction for undergraduate and graduate students to the earliest written language, Sumerian, and its cuneiform script. Each week will feature grammar lessons and a reading ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: SUMER 3661

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15945ARKEO 3661  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Tenney, J

ARKEO 3738

Have you ever been asked 'who are you' or 'which group do you belong to'? You would have noted how the answer shifts according to who is asking, in which context, etc. While everyone is unique, the possible ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: CLASS 3738RELST 3738

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9089ARKEO 3738  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Van Oyen, A

ARKEO 3800

This course offers a survey of the art and culture of China, from the Neolithic period to the 20th century. We begin with an inquiry into the meaning of national boundaries and the controversy of the Han ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ARTH 3800ASIAN 3383

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8685ARKEO 3800  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Pan, A

ARKEO 4030

The Caucasus occupies a distinctive place within both the ancient and modern imagination. It is a region long anchored to tropes of disobedience, punishment, and redemption. It is also a place in which ... view course details

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  • 17775ARKEO 4030  SEM 101

    • F
    • Khatchadourian, L

ARKEO 4045

How might archaeology contribute to a more humane world? Recognizing that archaeology is an inherently political activity, we will examine and actively debate some of the major ethical issues that confront ... view course details

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  • 16048ARKEO 4045  SEM 101

    • M
    • Bardolph, D

ARKEO 4240

Ethnographic and archaeological objects are widely collected, by individuals and by institutions. This course will explore the history and processes of museums and collecting, and issues around working ... view course details

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  • 15012ARKEO 4240  SEM 101

ARKEO 4256

An introduction to belief systems in ancient Mexico and Central America, emphasizing the blending of religion, astrology, myth, history, and prophecy. Interpreting text and image in pre-Columbian books ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ANTHR 4256LATA 4250

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15019ARKEO 4256  SEM 101

    • W
    • Henderson, J

ARKEO 4353

This traveling seminar explores the history and archaeology of one of the largest metropoleis of the ancient world. Situated on the west coast of Anatolia (or Asia Minor), modern Turkey, Ephesos was part ... view course details

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  • 17079ARKEO 4353  SEM 101

    • W
    • Alexandridis, A

      Anderson, B

ARKEO 4558

This course examines how memory has been expressed in Jewish tradition in physical and spatial form, especially though the creation of commemorative objects, records, markers, monuments and museums. The ... view course details

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  • 16875ARKEO 4558  SEM 101

    • R
    • Staff

ARKEO 4644

In this seminar we will look at archaeological and textual evidence from one of the longest-running excavations in the Near East: the ancient city of Ugarit at Tell Ras Shamra in northwestern Syria. Students ... view course details

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  • 16019ARKEO 4644  SEM 101

    • W
    • Monroe, C

ARKEO 4981

Independent work under the close guidance of a faculty member. view course details

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  • 1-4 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  6248ARKEO 4981  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Staff

ARKEO 4982

The student, under faculty direction, will prepare a senior thesis. view course details

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  • 1-4 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  6247ARKEO 4982  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Staff

ARKEO 6000

Graduate students pursue advanced topics of particular interest under the guidance of a faculty member(s). view course details

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6246ARKEO 6000  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Alexandridis, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8135ARKEO 6000  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Anderson, B

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  •  8136ARKEO 6000  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Barrett, C

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  •  8137ARKEO 6000  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Baugher, S

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  •  8138ARKEO 6000  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Cohen-Aponte, A

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  •  8139ARKEO 6000  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Fiskesjo, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8140ARKEO 6000  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Gleach, F

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  •  8141ARKEO 6000  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Gleason, K

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  •  8142ARKEO 6000  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Henderson, J

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  •  8143ARKEO 6000  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Jordan, K

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  •  8144ARKEO 6000  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Khatchadourian, L

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  •  8145ARKEO 6000  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Manning, S

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  •  8146ARKEO 6000  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Monroe, C

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  •  8147ARKEO 6000  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Monroe, L

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  •  8148ARKEO 6000  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Platt, V

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  •  8149ARKEO 6000  IND 616

    • TBA
    • Rebillard, E

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  •  8150ARKEO 6000  IND 617

    • TBA
    • Russell, N

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  •  8151ARKEO 6000  IND 618

    • TBA
    • Smith, A

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  •  8152ARKEO 6000  IND 619

    • TBA
    • Strauss, B

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  •  8153ARKEO 6000  IND 620

    • TBA
    • Volman, T

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  •  8191ARKEO 6000  IND 621

    • TBA
    • Suvrathan, U

ARKEO 6230

Human-animal relationships are often seen in utilitarian, nutritional terms, particularly in archaeology. But animals and meat have significance far beyond their economic value. This course focuses on ... view course details

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  • 14983ARKEO 6230  LEC 001

    • MWF
    • Russell, N

ARKEO 6235

Bioarchaeology is the study of human remains from archaeological sites. Like forensic scientists at the scene of the crime, bioarchaeologists search for clues embedded in human bone and mummified tissues ... view course details

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  •  9131ARKEO 6235  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Velasco, M

ARKEO 6248

This course provides a long-term overview of the indigenous peoples of Cornell's home region and their neighbors from an archaeological perspective.  Cornell students live and work in the traditional territory ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 14987ARKEO 6248  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Jordan, K

ARKEO 6255

An introduction to ancient Mesoamerica, focusing on the nature and development of societies that are arguably the most complex to develop anywhere in the precolumbian Americas.  The course provides a summary ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 14996ARKEO 6255  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Henderson, J

ARKEO 6558

This course examines how memory has been expressed in Jewish tradition in physical and spatial form, especially though the creation of commemorative objects, records, markers, monuments and museums. The ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 16879ARKEO 6558  SEM 101

    • R
    • Staff

ARKEO 6644

In this seminar we will look at archaeological and textual evidence from one of the longest-running excavations in the Near East: the ancient city of Ugarit at Tell Ras Shamra in northwestern Syria. Students ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 16013ARKEO 6644  SEM 101

    • W
    • Monroe, C

ARKEO 6729

An introduction to the story of how human history from the earliest times through to the recent period interrelates with changing climate conditions on Earth. The course explores the whole expanse of human ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 14960ARKEO 6729  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Manning, S

ARKEO 7030

The Caucasus occupies a distinctive place within both the ancient and modern imagination. It is a region long anchored to tropes of disobedience, punishment, and redemption. It is also a place in which ... view course details

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  • 16880ARKEO 7030  SEM 101

    • F
    • Khatchadourian, L

ARKEO 7045

How might archaeology contribute to a more humane world? Recognizing that archaeology is an inherently political activity, we will examine and actively debate some of the major ethical issues that confront ... view course details

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  • 16050ARKEO 7045  SEM 101

    • M
    • Bardolph, D

ARKEO 7240

Ethnographic and archaeological objects are widely collected, by individuals and by institutions. This course will explore the history and processes of museums and collecting, and issues around working ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 15017ARKEO 7240  SEM 101

ARKEO 7353

This traveling seminar explores the history and archaeology of one of the largest metropoleis of the ancient world. Situated on the west coast of Anatolia (or Asia Minor), modern Turkey, Ephesos was part ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 17085ARKEO 7353  SEM 101

    • W
    • Alexandridis, A

      Anderson, B

ARKEO 7756

How did a large-scale pre-industrial empire like the Roman feed its citizens? How were its consumer goods produced and traded? How did town and countryside engage in this trade? Can we detect economic ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: CLASS 7756

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16505ARKEO 7756  SEM 101

    • M
    • Van Oyen, A

ARKEO 8902

Students, working individually with faculty member(s), prepare a master's thesis in archaeology. view course details

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  • 1-4 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  6245ARKEO 8902  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Alexandridis, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  8508ARKEO 8902  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Anderson, B

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  •  8509ARKEO 8902  RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Barrett, C

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  •  8510ARKEO 8902  RSC 704

    • TBA
    • Baugher, S

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  •  8511ARKEO 8902  RSC 705

    • TBA
    • Cohen-Aponte, A

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  •  8512ARKEO 8902  RSC 706

    • TBA
    • Fiskesjo, M

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  •  8513ARKEO 8902  RSC 707

    • TBA
    • Gleach, F

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  •  8514ARKEO 8902  RSC 708

    • TBA
    • Gleason, K

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  •  8515ARKEO 8902  RSC 709

    • TBA
    • Henderson, J

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  •  8516ARKEO 8902  RSC 710

    • TBA
    • Jordan, K

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  •  8517ARKEO 8902  RSC 711

    • TBA
    • Khatchadourian, L

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  •  8518ARKEO 8902  RSC 712

    • TBA
    • Manning, S

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  •  8519ARKEO 8902  RSC 713

    • TBA
    • Monroe, C

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  •  8520ARKEO 8902  RSC 714

    • TBA
    • Monroe, L

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  •  8521ARKEO 8902  RSC 715

    • TBA
    • Platt, V

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  •  8522ARKEO 8902  RSC 716

    • TBA
    • Rebillard, E

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  •  8523ARKEO 8902  RSC 717

    • TBA
    • Russell, N

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  •  8524ARKEO 8902  RSC 718

    • TBA
    • Smith, A

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  •  8525ARKEO 8902  RSC 719

    • TBA
    • Strauss, B

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  • 1-4 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  8526ARKEO 8902  RSC 720

    • TBA
    • Volman, T