Current Anthropology Courses at UAA

Summer 2024

ANTH

  • A101 *Intro to Anthropology 3 Credits

    *Intro to Anthropology

    Introduces fundamentals of the four subfields of anthropology: archaeology, cultural anthropology, biological anthropology and anthropological linguistics. Emphasizes basic ideas, perspectives and methods of anthropology. Special Note: Recommended for non-majors. Majors can apply it to their degree as a program elective.

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:50011 502 Ogilvie, Kristen May 20 - June 24 28
  • A200 *Alaska Native Cultures 3 Credits

    *Alaska Native Cultures

    Surveys Alaska Native peoples, including cultural heritage, ethnohistory, and contemporary experiences from an anthropological perspective. Covers environmental settings, linguistic subdivisions, precolonial sociocultural organization and subsistence patterns, contact with non-Native groups, and key issues, including education, politics and law.

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:50012 501 Staff, UA May 20 - August 3 24
    View detailed information for CRN:51254 502 Staff, UA June 27 - August 3 23
  • A202 *Cultural Anthropology 3 Credits

    *Cultural Anthropology

    Introduces the fundamental concepts, terminology, ethical considerations and methods in the study of culture and cultural change. Emphasizes cross-cultural comparisons of sociopolitical systems, kinship, ethnicity, gender, subsistence, religion and art, integrating applied, local, regional and global perspectives.

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:50013 501 Harrod, Ryan May 20 - August 3 26
  • A464 *Culture & Globalization 3 Credits

    *Culture & Globalization

    Explores the relationship between culture and globalization. Examines global capitalism and ethnographic experiences in the context of transnational migration and diasporas, and the influence of new information technologies and media on values, beliefs and practices. Special Note: Not available for credit to students who have completed ANTH A664. Registration Restrictions: Completion of Tier 1 (basic college-level) GER courses May be stacked with: ANTH A664

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:51255 551 Ogilvie, Kristen May 20 - June 24 26
  • A664 Adv Culture & Globalization 3 Credits

    Adv Culture & Globalization

    Explores critically the relationship between culture and globalization. Examines global capitalism and ethnographic experiences in the context of transnational migration and diasporas, and the influence of new information technologies and media on cultural values, beliefs and practices. Special Note: Graduate students will be assigned more in-depth research, additional class readings and mentoring positions for undergraduates. Registration Restrictions: Graduate standing May be stacked with: ANTH A464

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:51256 551 Ogilvie, Kristen May 20 - June 24 3

Spring 2024

ANTH

  • A101 *Intro to Anthropology 3 Credits

    *Intro to Anthropology

    Introduces fundamentals of the four subfields of anthropology: archaeology, cultural anthropology, biological anthropology and anthropological linguistics. Emphasizes basic ideas, perspectives and methods of anthropology. Special Note: Recommended for non-majors. Majors can apply it to their degree as a program elective.

    (Click on an individual CRN for more information on each offering)

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31101 201 MW 1:00PM - 2:15PM BMH 116 Anctil, Mallory January 15 - May 4 8
    View detailed information for CRN:31101 201 MW 1:00PM - 2:15PM DIST ONLINE Anctil, Mallory January 15 - May 4 8
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    View detailed information for CRN:31102 202 Anctil, Mallory January 15 - May 4 1
  • A200 *Alaska Native Cultures 3 Credits

    *Alaska Native Cultures

    Surveys Alaska Native peoples, including cultural heritage, ethnohistory, and contemporary experiences from an anthropological perspective. Covers environmental settings, linguistic subdivisions, precolonial sociocultural organization and subsistence patterns, contact with non-Native groups, and key issues, including education, politics and law.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31103 001 TR 2:30PM - 3:45PM BMH 116 Smith, Gerad January 15 - May 4 0
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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31104 201 Carraher, Sarah January 15 - May 4 1
    View detailed information for CRN:31105 202 Carraher, Sarah January 15 - May 4 4
    View detailed information for CRN:31106 203 Holman, Tamara January 15 - May 4 13
  • A202 *Cultural Anthropology 3 Credits

    *Cultural Anthropology

    Introduces the fundamental concepts, terminology, ethical considerations and methods in the study of culture and cultural change. Emphasizes cross-cultural comparisons of sociopolitical systems, kinship, ethnicity, gender, subsistence, religion and art, integrating applied, local, regional and global perspectives.

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    View detailed information for CRN:31108 201 Harrod, Ryan January 15 - May 4 24
  • A205 *Biological Anthropology 3 Credits

    *Biological Anthropology

    Introduces biocultural perspectives on human and non-human primate behavior, biological diversity, and the development of the theory of evolution. Examines the fossil record, genetic and epigenetic variation, physiological adaptations, and applied research in forensic anthropology and bioarchaeology.

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    View detailed information for CRN:31111 201 Harrod, Ryan January 15 - May 4 3
  • A205L *Biological Anthropology Lab 1 Credits

    *Biological Anthropology Lab

    Introduces students to laboratory practice in biological anthropology. Includes the fossil record, genetic and epigenetic variation, and physiological adaptations of humans and non-human primates.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31112 001 F 1:00PM - 2:40PM BMH 243 Anctil, Mallory January 15 - May 4 14
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  • A210 *Linguistic Anthropology 3 Credits

    *Linguistic Anthropology

    Introduces the fundamental concepts, terminology, ethical considerations and methods in the anthropological study of language. Explores topics in language and culture, including the origin of human speech, language structure, sociolinguistics, historical linguistics, language change and variation, multilingualism, language endangerment and revitalization, language and gender, and folk taxonomies.

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  • A211 *Archaeology 3 Credits

    *Archaeology

    Introduces the historical development, basic concepts, terminology, ethical considerations, theories, and methods of archaeology with an emphasis on North American approaches.

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    View detailed information for CRN:35146 1F1 TR 4:00PM - 5:15PM DIST ONLINE Eufemio, Elizabeth January 15 - May 4 3
    View detailed information for CRN:35146 1F1 TR 4:00PM - 5:15PM KCC 212 Eufemio, Elizabeth January 15 - May 4 3
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  • A250 *First Footsteps/First Cities 3 Credits

    *First Footsteps/First Cities

    Follows the path of the first hominins in Africa to the establishment of the first cities in Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and the Americas using current paleoanthropological and archaeological information. Introduces the biological and cultural emergence of modern humans and innovations that lead to food/animal domestication, urbanization, and state formation.

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    View detailed information for CRN:31113 001 TR 10:00AM - 11:15AM BMH 239 Hanson, Diane January 15 - May 4 32
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  • A290 Selected Topics in Anthro 1 - 3 Credits

    Selected Topics in Anthro

    Examines special topics of general interest in anthropology. Special Note: May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits with a change of subtitle.

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    View detailed information for CRN:36020 202 MW 11:30AM - 12:45AM BMH 119 Hanson, Diane March 25 - April 24 11
    View detailed information for CRN:36020 202 MW 11:30AM - 12:45AM DIST ONLINE Hanson, Diane March 25 - April 24 11
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  • A390B World Cultures 3 Credits

    World Cultures

    Explores anthropological perspectives on world peoples, focusing on Indigenous cultures, settlement, history, languages, social transformations and contemporary experiences. Cultural or regional focus will vary by semester. Special Note: May be repeated once with a change of subtitle.

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    View detailed information for CRN:36025 201 Harrod, Ryan January 15 - May 4 16
  • A454 *Culture and Ecology 3 Credits

    *Culture and Ecology

    Explores the integration of cultural and ecological systems, examining sociopolitical dimensions of environmental change and ecological knowledge. Special Note: Not available for credit to students who have completed ANTH A654. Registration Restrictions: Completion of Tier 1 (basic college-level) GER courses May be stacked with: ANTH A654

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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A458 Applied Ethics in Anthropology 3 Credits

    Applied Ethics in Anthropology

    Examines the ethical issues that confront anthropologists, and the responsibilities they have to the public, the discipline, their colleagues and members of the communities with whom they are working. Course topic will vary with focus on a different subfield of anthropology. Special Note: May be repeated once with a change of subtitle. Not available for credit to students who have completed ANTH A658 with the same subtitle. May be stacked with: ANTH A658

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:36029 251 TR 1:00PM - 2:15PM BMH 243 Ogilvie, Kristen January 15 - May 4 10
    View detailed information for CRN:36029 251 TR 1:00PM - 2:15PM DIST ONLINE Ogilvie, Kristen January 15 - May 4 10
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  • A477 Cultural Resource Management 3 Credits

    Cultural Resource Management

    Provides an integrated anthropological perspective on historic preservation and the management of cultural resources in the United States. Includes the history of resource protection legislation, the design and implementation of cultural resource management projects, and applications of relevant cultural resource laws, including ethical issues. Special Note: Not available for credit to students who have completed ANTH A677. Registration Restrictions: Junior or senior standing. May be stacked with: ANTH A677

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:36034 251 TR 2:30PM - 3:45PM BMH 119 Hanson, Diane January 15 - May 4 16
    View detailed information for CRN:36034 251 TR 2:30PM - 3:45PM DIST ONLINE Hanson, Diane January 15 - May 4 16
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  • A490E Culture, Environment, Place 3 Credits

    Culture, Environment, Place

    Examines relationships between human culture, space and place with attention to the constructions, experiences and perceptions of the physical environment. Special Note: May be repeated once with a change of subtitle. Not available for credit to students who have completed ANTH A690E with the same subtitle. May be stacked with: ANTH A690E

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:36031 251 TR 11:30AM - 12:45AM BMH 119 Smith, Gerad January 15 - May 4 21
    View detailed information for CRN:36031 251 TR 11:30AM - 12:45AM DIST ONLINE Smith, Gerad January 15 - May 4 21
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  • A499 Senior Thesis in Anthropology 3 Credits

    Senior Thesis in Anthropology

    Independent library, laboratory, or field research in anthropology resulting in a substantial, thesis-quality paper. Special Note: May be repeated once for credit as a part of a two-semester sequence, with permission of thesis advisor. Must satisfy all requirements for honors in Anthropology. Registration Restrictions: Faculty approval

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:31121 001 - ARR ARR Ogilvie, Kristen January 15 - May 4 -1
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  • A620 Research Design 1 Credits

    Research Design

    Applies method and theory of research design to students' capstone research (thesis or applied project). Covers developing a research question, conducting a literature review, and writing a research prospectus.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:36021 001 W 4:00PM - 4:50PM BMH 119 Ogilvie, Kristen January 15 - May 4 1
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    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A658 Adv Applied Ethics in Anth 3 Credits

    Adv Applied Ethics in Anth

    Examines critically the ethical issues that confront anthropologists and archaeologists, and the responsibilities they have to the public, the discipline, their colleagues, and members of the communities with whom they are working. Course topic will vary with focus on a different subfield of anthropology. Special Note: May be repeated once with a change of subtitle. Graduate students will be assigned more in-depth research, additional class readings and mentoring positions for undergraduates. Registration Restrictions: Graduate standing May be stacked with: ANTH A458

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:36030 251 TR 1:00PM - 2:15PM BMH 243 Ogilvie, Kristen January 15 - May 4 3
    View detailed information for CRN:36030 251 TR 1:00PM - 2:15PM DIST ONLINE Ogilvie, Kristen January 15 - May 4 3
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  • A677 Cultural Resource Management 3 Credits

    Cultural Resource Management

    Provides an integrated anthropological perspective on historic preservation and the management of cultural resources in the United States. Includes the history of resource protection legislation, the design and implementation of cultural resource management projects, and applications of relevant cultural resource laws, including ethical issues. Special Note: Graduate students will be assigned more in-depth projects, additional class readings, and mentoring positions for undergraduates. Registration Restrictions: Graduate standing May be stacked with: ANTH A477

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:36033 251 TR 2:30PM - 3:45PM BMH 119 Hanson, Diane January 15 - May 4 3
    View detailed information for CRN:36033 251 TR 2:30PM - 3:45PM DIST ONLINE Hanson, Diane January 15 - May 4 3
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  • A690E Adv Culture Environment Place 3 Credits

    Adv Culture Environment Place

    Examines and evaluates relationships among human culture, space and place with attention to the constructions and perceptions of the physical environment. Special Note: May be repeated once with a change of subtitle. Graduate students will be assigned more in-depth research, additional class readings and mentoring positions for undergraduates. Registration Restrictions: Graduate standing May be stacked with: ANTH A490E

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    View detailed information for CRN:36032 251 TR 11:30AM - 12:45AM BMH 119 Smith, Gerad January 15 - May 4 0
    View detailed information for CRN:36032 251 TR 11:30AM - 12:45AM DIST ONLINE Smith, Gerad January 15 - May 4 0
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  • A698 Individual Research 1 - 3 Credits

    Individual Research

    Engages student in supervised field, laboratory and/or library research that precedes research capstone activities (thesis research or applied project). Special Note: Students may enroll for variable credit, but at least two credits are required for graduation. May be repeated for a maximum of 3 credits.

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    View detailed information for CRN:36035 201 - ARR ARR Hanson, Diane January 15 - May 4 2
    View detailed information for CRN:36035 201 - DIST ARR Hanson, Diane January 15 - May 4 2
    View detailed information for CRN:36036 202 - ARR ARR Harrod, Ryan January 15 - May 4 1
    View detailed information for CRN:36036 202 - DIST ARR Harrod, Ryan January 15 - May 4 1
    View detailed information for CRN:36037 203 - ARR ARR Ogilvie, Kristen January 15 - May 4 1
    View detailed information for CRN:36037 203 - DIST ARR Ogilvie, Kristen January 15 - May 4 1
    View detailed information for CRN:37248 204 - ARR ARR Dunstan, Adam January 15 - May 4 1
    View detailed information for CRN:37248 204 - DIST ARR Dunstan, Adam January 15 - May 4 1
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  • A699P Applied Capstone Project 1 - 6 Credits

    Applied Capstone Project

    Engages student in applied research activities conducted under the supervision of a graduate committee for a research capstone applied project. Special Note: Students may enroll for variable credit, but at least three credits are required for graduation. Offered during all semesters. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits. Registration Restrictions: Faculty advisor approval

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    View detailed information for CRN:37094 001 - ARR ARR Ogilvie, Kristen January 15 - May 4 0
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  • A699T Thesis Research 1 - 6 Credits

    Thesis Research

    Engages student in independent research conducted under the supervision of a graduate committee for a research-based thesis. Special Note: Students may enroll for variable credit, but at least three credits are required for graduation. Offered during all semesters. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits. Registration Restrictions: Faculty advisor approval

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    View detailed information for CRN:31124 201 - ARR ARR Hanson, Diane January 15 - May 4 1
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