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Current Anthropology Courses at UAA

Spring Semester 2022

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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    View detailed information for CRN:32095 201 MW 1:00PM - 2:15PM BMH 116 Ogilvie, Kristen January 10 - April 30 24
    View detailed information for CRN:32095 201 MW 1:00PM - 2:15PM DIST WEB Ogilvie, Kristen January 10 - April 30 24
    View detailed information for CRN:34072 2H1 TR 2:00PM - 3:25PM DIST BLKBD Eufemio, Elizabeth January 24 - April 30 11
    View detailed information for CRN:34072 2H1 TR 2:00PM - 3:25PM KOHS TBA Eufemio, Elizabeth January 24 - April 30 11
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    View detailed information for CRN:32096 202 Anctil, Mallory January 10 - April 30 3
    View detailed information for CRN:38938 220 Dunstan, Adam January 10 - April 30 2
  • 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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    View detailed information for CRN:37133 060 M 7:00PM - 9:45PM FSM 103 Holen, Davin January 10 - April 30 0
    View detailed information for CRN:37886 001 MW 4:00PM - 5:15PM BMH 116 Carraher, Sarah January 10 - April 30 0
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    View detailed information for CRN:32097 201 Holman, Tamara January 10 - April 30 1
    View detailed information for CRN:32098 202 Carraher, Sarah January 10 - April 30 1
    View detailed information for CRN:32099 203 Lambourn, Rebecca January 10 - April 30 4
    View detailed information for CRN:37134 260 Holen, Davin January 10 - April 30 11
    View detailed information for CRN:37135 261 Day, Kathleen January 10 - April 30 0
    View detailed information for CRN:37136 262 Day, Kathleen January 10 - April 30 11
    View detailed information for CRN:37304 221 Dunstan, Adam January 10 - April 30 17
    View detailed information for CRN:37305 220 Lambourn, Rebecca January 10 - April 30 8
  • 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:32100 201 TR 1:00PM - 2:15PM BMH 116 Ogilvie, Kristen January 10 - April 30 31
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    View detailed information for CRN:32101 202 Anaya, Elizabeth January 10 - April 30 13
  • 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:37887 201 MW 11:30AM - 12:45AM BMH 116 Anctil, Mallory January 10 - April 30 0
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  • 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:37888 001 F 11:30AM - 1:10PM BMH 119 Corley, Emily January 10 - April 30 0
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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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    View detailed information for CRN:37307 220 Dunstan, Adam January 10 - April 30 8
  • 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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  • A390C Comparative Culture Studies 3 Credits

    Comparative Culture Studies

    Explores a specific topic of contemporary anthropological inquiry, providing comparative, in-depth insights from at least two of the four subfields of anthropology. Survey of ethnology/ethnography on the topic. Topical 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:37889 201 MW 10:00AM - 11:15AM BMH 235 Ogilvie, Kristen January 10 - April 30 6
    View detailed information for CRN:37889 201 MW 10:00AM - 11:15AM DIST WEB Ogilvie, Kristen January 10 - April 30 6
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  • A411 Archaeological Theory 3 Credits

    Archaeological Theory

    Provides a survey of theoretical approaches and practice in contemporary archaeology. Includes class discussions based on readings and student presentations. Special Note: Not available for credit to students who have completed ANTH A611. Registration Restrictions: Junior or senior standing. May be stacked with: ANTH A611

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    View detailed information for CRN:37917 251 TR 10:00AM - 11:15AM BMH 119 Hanson, Diane January 10 - April 30 24
    View detailed information for CRN:37917 251 TR 10:00AM - 11:15AM DIST WEB Hanson, Diane January 10 - April 30 24
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  • A454 *Culture & Ecology 3 Credits

    *Culture & 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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    View detailed information for CRN:38183 220 Dunstan, Adam January 10 - April 30 0
  • 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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    View detailed information for CRN:37915 251 MW 2:30PM - 3:45PM BMH 119 Carraher, Sarah January 10 - April 30 6
    View detailed information for CRN:37915 251 MW 2:30PM - 3:45PM DIST WEB Carraher, Sarah January 10 - April 30 6
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  • A480 Analyt Techn Arch/Bioanth 4 Credits

    Analyt Techn Arch/Bioanth

    Critically examines data quality, sampling, quantification and interpretation of material remains with an emphasis on laboratory methods. Topics may include human osteology, zooarchaeology, lithics, ceramics and archaeobotany, among others. Special Note: May be repeated twice with a change of subtitle. Not available for credit to students who have completed ANTH A680 with the same subtitle. May be stacked with: ANTH A680

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    View detailed information for CRN:37913 051 TR 2:30PM - 5:15PM BMH 119 Hanson, Diane January 10 - April 30 19
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  • A495 Practicum in Anthropology 1 - 3 Credits

    Practicum in Anthropology

    Applies practical anthropological skills learned under the supervision of a professional anthropologist. Special Note: May be repeated once. Registration Restrictions: 15 credit hours in Anthropology, instructor approval and agency mentor approval

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    View detailed information for CRN:32110 001 - ARR ARR Ogilvie, Kristen January 10 - April 30 4
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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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    View detailed information for CRN:32111 001 - ARR ARR Carraher, Sarah January 10 - April 30 1
    View detailed information for CRN:37910 003 - ARR ARR Ogilvie, Kristen January 10 - April 30 0
    View detailed information for CRN:37911 002 - ARR ARR Hanson, Diane January 10 - April 30 0
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  • A611 Archaeological Theory 3 Credits

    Archaeological Theory

    Provides a survey of theoretical approaches and practice in contemporary archaeology. Includes class discussions based on readings, and student presentations. Special Note: Graduate students will be assigned more in-depth projects, additional class readings, and mentoring positions for undergraduates. Registration Restrictions: Admission to the Master of Arts in Anthropology May be stacked with: ANTH A411

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    View detailed information for CRN:37916 251 TR 10:00AM - 11:15AM BMH 119 Hanson, Diane January 10 - April 30 1
    View detailed information for CRN:37916 251 TR 10:00AM - 11:15AM DIST WEB Hanson, Diane January 10 - April 30 1
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  • A620 Research Design 1 Credits

    Research Design

    Applies method and theory of research design to students' thesis research. Covers developing a research question, conducting a literature review, and writing a thesis prospectus. Registration Restrictions: Admission to the Master of Arts in Anthropology

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    View detailed information for CRN:37890 201 W 4:00PM - 4:50PM BMH 241 Ogilvie, Kristen January 10 - April 30 7
    View detailed information for CRN:37890 201 W 4:00PM - 4:50PM DIST WEB Ogilvie, Kristen January 10 - April 30 7
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  • A654 Adv Studies Culture & Ecology 3 Credits

    Adv Studies Culture & Ecology

    Explores in depth cultural and ecological systems, examining sociopolitical dimensions of environmental change and ecological knowledge. 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 A454

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    View detailed information for CRN:38973 220 Dunstan, Adam January 10 - April 30 7
  • 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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    View detailed information for CRN:37914 251 MW 2:30PM - 3:45PM BMH 119 Carraher, Sarah January 10 - April 30 0
    View detailed information for CRN:37914 251 MW 2:30PM - 3:45PM DIST WEB Carraher, Sarah January 10 - April 30 0
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  • A680 Adv Analyt Techn Arch/Bioanth 4 Credits

    Adv Analyt Techn Arch/Bioanth

    Critically examines data quality, sampling, quantification and interpretation of material remains with an emphasis on laboratory methods. Topics vary by semester and may include human osteology, zooarchaeology, lithics, ceramics and archaeobotany, among others. Special Note: May be repeated two times 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 A480

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    View detailed information for CRN:37912 051 TR 2:30PM - 5:15PM BMH 119 Hanson, Diane January 10 - April 30 4
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  • 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:32116 001 - ARR ARR Ogilvie, Kristen January 10 - April 30 5
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  • A698 Individual Research 1 - 9 Credits

    Individual Research

    Engages student in supervised field, laboratory and/or library research that precedes thesis writing. Special Note: Only 3 credits can be used to fulfill minimum 30-credit requirement for graduation. May be repeated for a maximum of 18 credits.

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    View detailed information for CRN:32117 001 - ARR ARR Carraher, Sarah January 10 - April 30 1
    View detailed information for CRN:37908 003 - ARR ARR Ogilvie, Kristen January 10 - April 30 0
    View detailed information for CRN:37909 002 - ARR ARR Hanson, Diane January 10 - April 30 1
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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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    View detailed information for CRN:32118 001 - ARR ARR Carraher, Sarah January 10 - April 30 1
    View detailed information for CRN:37906 003 - ARR ARR Ogilvie, Kristen January 10 - April 30 1
    View detailed information for CRN:37907 002 - ARR ARR Hanson, Diane January 10 - April 30 0
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