Anthropology at UAA

Fall Semester 2020

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:71096 802 Harrod, Ryan August 24 - December 12 10
    View detailed information for CRN:71098 801 Dannenberg, Clare August 24 - December 12 3
  • 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:71099 804 Hanson, Diane August 24 - December 12 0
    View detailed information for CRN:71100 803 Carraher, Sarah August 24 - December 12 2
    View detailed information for CRN:71101 801 Carraher, Sarah August 24 - December 12 0
    View detailed information for CRN:71102 802 Dannenberg, Clare August 24 - December 12 0
  • 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:71103 802 Dannenberg, Clare August 24 - December 12 11
    View detailed information for CRN:71104 801 Ogilvie, Kristen August 24 - December 12 3
  • 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:77824 801 Carraher, Sarah August 24 - December 12 0
  • 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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    View detailed information for CRN:77827 801 Carraher, Sarah August 24 - December 12 20
  • 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:71106 801 Hanson, Diane August 24 - December 12 2
  • A211L Archaeology Laboratory 1 Credits

    Archaeology Laboratory

    Introduces students to archaeological laboratory practice. Includes archaeological survey, mapping, material identification and analysis, 3D modeling, geoarchaeology, and other archaeological techniques.

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:77430 601 W 4:00PM - 5:40PM BMH 117 Hanson, Diane August 24 - December 12 9
    View detailed information for CRN:77430 601 W 4:00PM - 5:40PM BMH 119 Hanson, Diane August 24 - December 12 9
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  • A250 *Emergence Complex Societies 3 Credits

    *Emergence Complex Societies

    Introduces the biological and cultural emergence of modern humans, innovations leading to domestication and complex societies, and the roles these played in urbanization, state formation, and civilizations. Compares primary civilizations and may include secondary civilizations.

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  • A390A Arctic and Subarctic Cultures 3 Credits

    Arctic and Subarctic Cultures

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

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:77431 801 Hanson, Diane August 24 - December 12 4
  • A410 Anthropological Theory 3 Credits

    Anthropological Theory

    Traces the development of the science of anthropology. Presents key leaders and theoretical paradigms, concluding with contemporary practice. Special Note: Program capstone course for anthropology seniors. Not available for credit to students who have completed ANTH A610. Registration Restrictions: 18 completed credits of anthropology, senior standing and instructor approval. May be stacked with: ANTH A610

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:71109 801 Ogilvie, Kristen August 24 - December 12 5
  • A415 Applied Anthropology 3 Credits

    Applied Anthropology

    Explores history, theory and methods of applied anthropology in the United States with some emphasis on applying anthropology in Alaska. Special Note: Not available for credit to students who have completed ANTH A615. May be stacked with: ANTH A615

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    View detailed information for CRN:77434 801 Ogilvie, Kristen August 24 - December 12 4
  • A452 *Culture & Human Biodiversity 3 Credits

    *Culture & Human Biodiversity

    Applies modern biocultural theory - including genetics, epigenetics, growth and development, and evolutionary biology - to highlight current understandings of human phenotypic, gender and sexual variation. Explores the historical role that biological anthropology played in the construction of race and gender. Special Note: Not available for credit to students who have completed ANTH A652. Registration Restrictions: Completion of Tier 1 (basic college-level) GER courses May be stacked with: ANTH A652

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    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:77436 851 Harrod, Ryan August 24 - December 12 1
  • A490C Belief and Identity 3 Credits

    Belief and Identity

    Cross-cultural perspectives on identity related to ethnicity, language, gender, religion and other social factors. Emphasis on topics will vary by semester. Special Note: May be repeated once with a change of subtitle. Not available for credit for students who have completed ANTH A690C with the same subtitle. May be stacked with: ANTH A690C

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  • A652 Adv Std Culture & Biodiversity 3 Credits

    Adv Std Culture & Biodiversity

    Applies modern biocultural theory - including genetics, epigenetics, growth and development, and evolutionary biology - to highlight current understandings of human phenotypic, gender and sexual variation. Explores the historical role that biological anthropology played in the construction of race and gender. 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 A452

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    View detailed information for CRN:77437 851 Harrod, Ryan August 24 - December 12 2
  • A695 Anthropology Practicum 1 - 3 Credits

    Anthropology Practicum

    Engages in an anthropology practicum in the public or private sector. Emphasizes the application of anthropological skills under the supervision of a professional anthropologist. Special Note: Arranged practicum between graduate advisor and an outside mentor. Registration Restrictions: Admission to the Master of Arts in Anthropology

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    View detailed information for CRN:78440 601 - ARR ARR Harrod, Ryan August 24 - December 12 3
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  • A699 Thesis Research 1 - 6 Credits

    Thesis Research

    Engages student in independent research conducted under the supervision of a graduate committee. 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: Advancement to candidacy and thesis chair approval

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    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:78761 701 - OFC CMPS Harrod, Ryan August 24 - December 12 1
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