You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.

Current Anthropology Courses at UAA

Fall 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.

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

    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:76192 602 TR 4:00PM - 5:15PM BMH 116 Anctil, Mallory August 29 - December 17 14
    Blackboard
    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:70644 801 Anctil, Mallory August 29 - December 17 8
  • 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.

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

    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:70646 601 MW 4:00PM - 5:15PM BMH 116 Carraher, Sarah August 29 - December 17 34
    View detailed information for CRN:76193 602 MW 11:30AM - 12:45AM BMH 116 Carraher, Sarah August 29 - December 17 21
    Blackboard
    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:70647 801 Lambourn, Rebecca August 29 - December 17 25
    View detailed information for CRN:70648 802 Holman, Tamara August 29 - December 17 8
    View detailed information for CRN:76696 3D1 Eufemio, Elizabeth August 29 - December 17 20
  • 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.

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

    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:76194 602 MW 1:00PM - 2:15PM BMH 116 Ogilvie, Kristen August 29 - December 17 17
    Blackboard
    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:70651 801 Ogilvie, Kristen August 29 - December 17 11
  • 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.

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

    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:76195 602 MW 2:30PM - 3:45PM BMH 119 Hanson, Diane August 29 - December 17 13
    Blackboard
    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:70653 801 Hanson, Diane August 29 - December 17 1
  • 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.

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

    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:70654 601 W 4:00PM - 6:45PM BMH 243 Hanson, Diane August 29 - December 17 7
    Blackboard

    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A250 *Emergence Complex Societies 3 Credits

    *Emergence Complex Societies

    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.

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

    Blackboard
    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:76241 801 Hanson, Diane August 29 - December 17 26
  • 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.

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

    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:76196 601 TR 2:30PM - 3:45PM BMH 235 Hanson, Diane August 29 - December 17 10
    Blackboard
    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:76240 801 Hanson, Diane August 29 - December 17 4
  • A410 Anthropological Theory 3 Credits

    Anthropological Theory

    Traces the development of the discipline of anthropology. Presents key leaders and theoretical paradigms, concluding with contemporary practice. Special Note: Senior seminar for anthropology majors includes individual creation of student ePortfolio highlighting learning over the course of major. Not available for credit to students who have completed ANTH A610. Registration Restrictions: Admission to the Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology, Bachelor of Science in Anthropology or Minor in Anthropology; senior standing; and 9 credits of 300- and/or 400-level ANTH courses with a minimum grade of C May be stacked with: ANTH A610

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

    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:76239 652 TR 10:00AM - 11:15AM BMH 119 Ogilvie, Kristen August 29 - December 17 4
    Blackboard
    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:76237 852 Ogilvie, Kristen August 29 - December 17 3
  • 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

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

    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:76235 651 TR 1:00PM - 2:15PM BMH 235 Ogilvie, Kristen August 29 - December 17 2
    Blackboard
    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:76233 852 Ogilvie, Kristen August 29 - December 17 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

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

    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:76231 651 TR 11:30AM - 12:45AM BMH 228 Anctil, Mallory August 29 - December 17 3
    Blackboard
    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:76229 852 Anctil, Mallory August 29 - December 17 4
  • 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

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

    Blackboard
    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:77220 801 Dunstan, Adam August 29 - December 17 0
  • 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

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

    Blackboard

    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A490D Topics in Contemporary North 3 Credits

    Topics in Contemporary North

    Holistically examines contemporary Alaska topics, especially as they pertain to Indigenous peoples and communities and the broader Circumpolar North. Identifies ways in which anthropologists address these issues. Topical emphasis will vary by semester. Special Note: May be repeated once with a change of subtitle. Not available for credit to students who have completed ANTH A690D with the same subtitle. May be stacked with: ANTH A690D

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

    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:76227 651 MW 2:30PM - 3:45PM BMH 228 Carraher, Sarah August 29 - December 17 14
    Blackboard
    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:76225 852 Carraher, Sarah August 29 - December 17 6
  • 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

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

    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:70664 701 - ARR ARR Ogilvie, Kristen August 29 - December 17 1
    Blackboard

    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • 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

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

    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:76221 603 - ARR ARR Ogilvie, Kristen August 29 - December 17 1
    View detailed information for CRN:76222 602 - ARR ARR Hanson, Diane August 29 - December 17 1
    View detailed information for CRN:76223 601 - ARR ARR Carraher, Sarah August 29 - December 17 1
    Blackboard

    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • A610 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: 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 A410

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

    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:76238 652 TR 10:00AM - 11:15AM BMH 119 Ogilvie, Kristen August 29 - December 17 3
    Blackboard
    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:76236 852 Ogilvie, Kristen August 29 - December 17 2
  • A615 Advanced Applied Anthropology 3 Credits

    Advanced Applied Anthropology

    Explores in depth the history, theory and methods of applied anthropology in the United States with some emphasis on applying anthropology in Alaska. 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 A415

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

    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:76234 651 TR 1:00PM - 2:15PM BMH 235 Ogilvie, Kristen August 29 - December 17 2
    Blackboard
    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:76232 852 Ogilvie, Kristen August 29 - December 17 1
  • 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

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

    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:76230 651 TR 11:30AM - 12:45AM BMH 228 Anctil, Mallory August 29 - December 17 3
    Blackboard
    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:76228 852 Anctil, Mallory August 29 - December 17 1
  • A690D Adv Studies Contemporary North 3 Credits

    Adv Studies Contemporary North

    Examines and evaluates contemporary Alaska topics, especially as they pertain to Indigenous peoples and communities and the broader Circumpolar North. Identifies ways in which anthropologists and archaeologists address these issues. Topical emphasis will vary by semester. 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 A490D

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

    Blackboard
    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:76224 852 Carraher, Sarah August 29 - December 17 1
  • 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

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

    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:70670 701 - ARR ARR Ogilvie, Kristen August 29 - December 17 3
    Blackboard

    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • 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.

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

    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:70672 601 - ARR ARR Carraher, Sarah August 29 - December 17 3
    View detailed information for CRN:76219 603 - ARR ARR Ogilvie, Kristen August 29 - December 17 3
    View detailed information for CRN:76220 602 - ARR ARR Hanson, Diane August 29 - December 17 3
    Blackboard

    No Distance Learning courses available.

  • 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

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

    Traditional
    CRN Section Day(s) Times Bldg/Room Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:77024 601 - ARR ARR Hanson, Diane August 29 - December 17 1
    View detailed information for CRN:77025 602 - ARR ARR Ogilvie, Kristen August 29 - December 17 3
    Blackboard

    No Distance Learning courses available.

Summer 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.

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

    Blackboard
    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:52184 502 Ogilvie, Kristen May 16 - June 20 22
    View detailed information for CRN:52772 520 Dunstan, Adam June 23 - July 30 19
  • 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.

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

    Blackboard
    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:52185 501 Holman, Tamara May 16 - July 30 4
    View detailed information for CRN:52773 520 Dunstan, Adam June 23 - July 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.

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

    Blackboard
    CRN Section Instructor Dates Open Seats
    View detailed information for CRN:52186 501 Ogilvie, Kristen May 16 - July 30 17