Anthropology (ANTH)

Courses

ANTH A101 Introduction to Anthropology 3 Credits

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.

Attributes: UAA Social Sciences GER.

ANTH A200 Alaska Native Cultures 3 Credits

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.

Attributes: UAA Social Sciences GER.

ANTH A202 Cultural Anthropology 3 Credits

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.

Attributes: UAA Social Sciences GER.

ANTH A205 Biological Anthropology 3 Credits

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.

Attributes: UAA Natural Sciences GER.

ANTH A205L Biological Anthropology Laboratory 1 Credit

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.

Prerequisites: ANTH A205 with a minimum grade of C or concurrent enrollment.

Attributes: UAA Natural Sci Lab Only GER.

ANTH A210 Linguistic Anthropology 3 Credits

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.

ANTH A211 Archaeology 3 Credits

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

Attributes: UAA Social Sciences GER.

ANTH A211L Archaeology Laboratory 1 Credit

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

Prerequisites: ANTH A211 with a minimum grade of C or concurrent enrollment.

ANTH A250 The Rise of Civilization 3 Credits

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.

Attributes: UAA Social Sciences GER.

ANTH A290 Special Topics in Anthropology 1-3 Credits

Special topics course of general interest in anthropology.
Special Note: May be repeated once for credit with a change in subtitle.

ANTH A390A Arctic and Subarctic Cultures 3 Credits

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.

Prerequisites: ANTH A200 with a minimum grade of C or ANTH A202 with a minimum grade of C or ANTH A211 with a minimum grade of C or AKNS A201 with a minimum grade of C or INTL A101 with a minimum grade of C or GEOG A101 with a minimum grade of C.

ANTH A390B World Cultures 3 Credits

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.

Prerequisites: ANTH A202 with a minimum grade of C or ANTH A211 with a minimum grade of C or ANTH A250 with a minimum grade of C or INTL A101 with a minimum grade of C or GEOG A101 with a minimum grade of C.

ANTH A390C Comparative Culture Studies 3 Credits

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.

Prerequisites: ANTH A101 with a minimum grade of C or ANTH A202 with a minimum grade of C or ANTH A205 with a minimum grade of C or ANTH A210 with a minimum grade of C or AKNS A201 with a minimum grade of C or INTL A101 with a minimum grade of C or GEOL A101 with a minimum grade of C or SOC A101 with a minimum grade of C or SOC A201 with a minimum grade of C.

ANTH A410 Anthropological Theory 3 Credits

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

ANTH A411 Archaeological Theory 3 Credits

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

Prerequisites: ANTH A205 with a minimum grade of C or ANTH A211 with a minimum grade of C.

ANTH A415 Applied Anthropology 3 Credits

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

Prerequisites: ANTH A202 with a minimum grade of C.

ANTH A430 Research Methods in Cultural Anthropology 3 Credits

Introduces modes of scientific data gathering, analysis and interpretation in cultural anthropology. Includes the logic of scientific inquiry, research design, data collection and analysis, field work strategies, ethnographic and report writing, community/partner collaboration, and ethics in social science research.
Special Note: Not available for credit to students who have completed ANTH A630.
May Be Stacked With: ANTH A630

Prerequisites: ANTH A101 with a minimum grade of C or ANTH A202 with a minimum grade of C or ENVI A212 with a minimum grade of C or SOC A101 with a minimum grade of C or SOC A201 with a minimum grade of C.

ANTH A431 Field Methods in Archaeology and Bioanthropology 1-8 Credits

Techniques of archaeological and bioarchaeological survey, mapping and excavation, including archaeological and bioarchaeological data recovery, recording techniques, cataloging and laboratory processing. Project settings may include historic sites, building documentation, archival research, bioarchaeological or forensics themed field schools, and pre-contact Indigenous sites within or outside of Alaska.
Special Note: May be repeated once for credit.
Registration Restrictions: Instructor approval
May Be Stacked With: ANTH A631

Prerequisites: ANTH A211 with a minimum grade of C.

ANTH A452 Culture and Human Biodiversity 3 Credits

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

Prerequisites: ANTH A101 with a minimum grade of C or ANTH A202 with a minimum grade of C or ANTH A205 with a minimum grade of C or BIOL A102 with a minimum grade of C or BIOL A108 with a minimum grade of C or SOC A101 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: UAA Integrative Capstone GER.

ANTH A454 Culture and Ecology 3 Credits

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

Prerequisites: ANTH A202 with a minimum grade of C or ENVI A212 with a minimum grade of C or GEOG A101 with a minimum grade of C or INTL A101 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: UAA Integrative Capstone GER.

ANTH A455 Culture and Health 3 Credits

Surveys the relationship of human culture to health and disease. Includes ancient disease and impact on human evolution, interrelationship between biology and culture, alternative health systems, and applicability to contemporary problems.
Special Note: Not available for credit to students who have completed ANTH A655.
Registration Restrictions: Completion of Tier 1 (basic college-level) GER courses
May Be Stacked With: ANTH A655

Prerequisites: ANTH A202 with a minimum grade of C or ANTH A205 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: UAA Integrative Capstone GER.

ANTH A458 Applied Ethics in Anthropology 3 Credits

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

Prerequisites: ANTH A202 with a minimum grade of C or ANTH A205 with a minimum grade of C or ANTH A210 with a minimum grade of C or ANTH A211 with a minimum grade of C.

ANTH A461 Decolonizing Methodologies 3 Credits

Introduces research methods informed by Indigenous ways of producing and sharing knowledge, ethical considerations, collaborative research design with Indigenous communities and peoples, the sharing of research materials and outcomes, and multivocal authorship. Examines the process of integrating responsibilities as a researcher with respect for cultural property rights and ownership.
Crosslisted With: AKNS A461.

Prerequisites: AKNS A201 with a minimum grade of C or ANTH A200 with a minimum grade of C.

ANTH A464 Culture and Globalization 3 Credits

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

Prerequisites: ANTH A101 with a minimum grade of C or ANTH A202 with a minimum grade of C or ANTH A250 with a minimum grade of C.

Attributes: UAA Integrative Capstone GER.

ANTH A477 Cultural Resource Management 3 Credits

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

Prerequisites: ANTH A211 with a minimum grade of C.

ANTH A480 Analytical Techniques in Archaeology and Bioanthropology 4 Credits

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

Prerequisites: ANTH A205 with a minimum grade of C or ANTH A211 with a minimum grade of C.

ANTH A487 Field Methods in Cultural Anthropology 1-8 Credits

Applies cultural anthropological research techniques by completing field-based research as a class project. Projects vary each semester, but may include archival/historical research and contemporary ethnographic projects. Methods may include qualitative and quantitative data collection with an emphasis on ethnographic research techniques.
Special Note: May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits.
Registration Restrictions: Instructor approval
May Be Stacked With: ANTH A687

Prerequisites: ANTH A202 with a minimum grade of C or ANTH A210 with a minimum grade of C.

ANTH A490 Selected Topics in Anthropology 1-3 Credits

Examines special topics in anthropology.
Special Note: May be repeated for a maximum of six credits with change of subtitle.
May Be Stacked With: ANTH A690

Prerequisites: ANTH A101 with a minimum grade of C or ANTH A200 with a minimum grade of C or ANTH A202 with a minimum grade of C or ANTH A205 with a minimum grade of C or ANTH A210 with a minimum grade of C or ANTH A211 with a minimum grade of C or ANTH A250 with a minimum grade of C or AKNS A201 with a minimum grade of C or GEOG A101 with a minimum grade of C or INTL A101 with a minimum grade of C or HS A220 with a minimum grade of C or JUST A330 with a minimum grade of C or LSSS A111 with a minimum grade of C or SOC A101 with a minimum grade of C or SOC A202 with a minimum grade of C or WS A200 with a minimum grade of C.

ANTH A490A Health, Ritual and Science 3 Credits

Examines various relationships between human culture, belief and experience to health, disease and wellness. 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 A690A with the same subtitle.
May Be Stacked With: ANTH A690A

Prerequisites: ANTH A101 with a minimum grade of C or ANTH A200 with a minimum grade of C or ANTH A202 with a minimum grade of C or ANTH A250 with a minimum grade of C or GEOG A101 with a minimum grade of C or INTL A101 with a minimum grade of C or HS A220 with a minimum grade of C or JUST A330 with a minimum grade of C or LSSS A111 with a minimum grade of C or SOC A101 with a minimum grade of C or SOC A202 with a minimum grade of C or WS A200 with a minimum grade of C.

ANTH A490B Historical Engagements 3 Credits

Examines the pathways connecting history and anthropology, as seen through material culture, oral traditions, historical documents and shifting disciplinary perspectives.
Special Note: May be repeated once with a change of subtitle. Not available for credit to students who have completed ANTH A690B with the same subtitle.
May Be Stacked With: ANTH A690B

Prerequisites: AKNS A202 with a minimum grade of C or ANTH A200 with a minimum grade of C or ANTH A202 with a minimum grade of C or HIST A377 with a minimum grade of C.

ANTH A490C Belief and Identity 3 Credits

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

Prerequisites: AKNS A202 with a minimum grade of C or ANTH A101 with a minimum grade of C or ANTH A202 with a minimum grade of C or SOC A101 with a minimum grade of C or SOC A202 with a minimum grade of C or WS A200 with a minimum grade of C.

ANTH A490D Topics in the Contemporary North 3 Credits

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

Prerequisites: ANTH A202 with a minimum grade of C or ANTH A205 with a minimum grade of C or ANTH A210 with a minimum grade of C or ANTH A211 with a minimum grade of C.

ANTH A490E Culture, Environment, Place 3 Credits

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

Prerequisites: ANTH A101 with a minimum grade of C or ANTH A200 with a minimum grade of C or ANTH A202 with a minimum grade of C or ANTH A250 with a minimum grade of C or ENVI A212 with a minimum grade of C or GEOG A101 with a minimum grade of C or INTL A101 with a minimum grade of C.

ANTH A495 Practicum in Anthropology 1-3 Credits

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

ANTH A499 Senior Thesis in Anthropology 3 Credits

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

ANTH A610 Anthropological Theory 3 Credits

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

ANTH A611 Archaeological Theory 3 Credits

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

ANTH A615 Advanced Applied Anthropology 3 Credits

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

ANTH A620 Research Design 1 Credit

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

ANTH A630 Advanced Research Methods in Cultural Anthropology 3 Credits

Introduces in depth the modes of scientific data gathering, analysis, and interpretation related in cultural anthropology. Includes the logic of scientific inquiry, research design, data collection and analysis, field work strategies, ethnographic and report writing, ethics in social science research, and grant proposal preparation.
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 A430

ANTH A631 Advanced Field Methods in Archaeology and Bioanthropology 1-8 Credits

Engages students in techniques of archaeological and bioarchaeological survey, mapping and excavation, including archaeological and bioarchaeological data recovery, recording techniques, initial cataloging and laboratory processing. Project setting may include historic sites, building documentation, archival research, bioarchaeological or forensics themed field schools, and pre-contact Indigenous sites within or outside of Alaska.
Special Note: May be repeated once for credit. Graduate students will supervise the work of less experienced undergraduates under the overall supervision of the project director. They will be responsible for the quality of the excavation and recording of their undergraduate crew. They will be critically evaluated as potential professionals.
Registration Restrictions: Graduate standing and instructor approval
May Be Stacked With: ANTH A431

ANTH A652 Advanced Studies in Culture and Human Biodiversity 3 Credits

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

ANTH A654 Advanced Studies in Culture and Ecology 3 Credits

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

ANTH A655 Advanced Studies in Culture and Health 3 Credits

Surveys and evaluates the relationship of human culture to health and disease. Includes ancient disease and impact on human evolution, interrelationship between biology and culture, alternative health systems, and applicability to contemporary problems.
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 A455

ANTH A658 Advanced Applied Ethics in Anthropology 3 Credits

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

ANTH A664 Advanced Studies in Culture and Globalization 3 Credits

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

ANTH A677 Cultural Resource Management 3 Credits

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: Admission to the Master of Arts in Anthropology
May Be Stacked With: ANTH A477

ANTH A680 Advanced Analytical Techniques in Archaeology and Bioanthropology 4 Credits

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

ANTH A687 Advanced Field Methods in Cultural Anthropology 1-8 Credits

Applies cultural anthropological research techniques by completing field-based research as a class project. Projects vary each semester but may include archival/historical research and contemporary ethnographic projects. Methods may include qualitative and quantitative data collection with an emphasis on ethnographic research techniques.
Special Note: May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits. Graduate students will supervise undergraduate tasks under supervision of instructor.
Registration Restrictions: Graduate standing and instructor approval
May Be Stacked With: ANTH A487

ANTH A690 Selected Topics in Anthropology 1-3 Credits

Examines special topics in anthropology at the graduate level.
Special Note: May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits with a change of subtitle.
Registration Restrictions: Graduate standing
May Be Stacked With: ANTH A490

ANTH A690A Advanced Studies in Health, Ritual and Science 3 Credits

Examines and evaluates various relationships between human culture, belief and experience to health, disease and wellness. 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 A490A

ANTH A690B Advanced Studies in Historical Engagements 3 Credits

Examines and evaluates the pathways connecting history and anthropology, as seen through material culture, oral traditions, historical documents and shifting disciplinary perspectives.
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 A490B

ANTH A690C Advanced Studies in Belief and Identity 3 Credits

Examines and evaluates cross-cultural perspectives on identity related to ethnicity, language, gender, religion and other social factors. 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 A490C

ANTH A690D Advanced Studies in the Contemporary North 3 Credits

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

ANTH A690E Advanced Studies in Culture, Environment, Place 3 Credits

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

ANTH A695 Anthropology Practicum 1-3 Credits

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

ANTH A698 Individual Research 1-9 Credits

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.

Prerequisites: (ANTH A610 with a minimum grade of B or ANTH A611 with a minimum grade of B) and ANTH A620 with a minimum grade of P.

ANTH A699 Thesis Research 1-6 Credits

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