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Current Semester Undergraduate Courses

Fall 2017

Surveys the breadth of anthropology, introducing students to archaeology, biological anthropology, ethnology, human evolutionary ecology and linguistics. Meets New Mexico Lower Division General Education Common Core Curriculum Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences (NMCCN 1113).

Sections
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00112523

MWF 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
Anthropology 163

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Tanya M Mueller - tcart@unm.edu3119
Fees: $5
00212526

TR 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Anthropology 163

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Jocelyn H Dehaas - chinsu@unm.edu3136
Fees: $5

(Also offered as LING 101) Fundamentals of anthropological linguistics. The biological, structural, psychological and social nature of language; implications for cross-cultural theory, research and applications. Meets New Mexico Lower-Division General Education Common Core Curriculum Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences.

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00112532

MWF 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Mitchell Hall 220

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Josefina Bittar Prieto - jbittar@unm.edu3 Section Full
00212533

MWF 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Mitchell Hall 115

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Deborah S Wager - dwager@unm.edu3 Section Full
00412652

TR 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Dane Smith Hall 229

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Noah T Allaire - nallaire@unm.edu34
00512656

TR 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Castetter Hall (Biology) 57

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Lindsay J Morrone - lindsaymorrone@unm.edu34
00612658

TR 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Castetter Hall (Biology) 51

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Tim Zingler - timzingler@unm.edu35
01039765

TR 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Castetter Hall (Biology) 51

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Frances V Jones - jonesf@unm.edu31

Introduction to archaeological method and theory. Lectures cover basic concepts and strategy. Labs provide hands-on experience with methods of analyzing archaeological remains. Corequisite: 122L.

Sections
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00146971

TR 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Collaborative Teaching & Learn 230

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Jillian M Jordan - jjorda01@unm.edu32
Fees: $5
00246972

MWF 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
Dane Smith Hall 334

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Bruce B Huckell - bhuckell@unm.edu320
Fees: $5

Basic concepts and methods of cultural anthropology. Selected cultures, ranging from preliterate societies to aspects of urban civilization. Meets New Mexico Lower Division General Education Common Core Curriculum Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences (NMCCN 2113).

Sections
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00851730

MWF 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
Dane Smith Hall 128

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Caitlin M Davis - daviscm@unm.edu36
Fees: $5
00935979

TR 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Dane Smith Hall 325

Web Enhanced - Lecture
David W Dinwoodie - ddinwood@unm.edu33
Fees: $5

Fundamentals of biological anthropology and principles of organic evolution, in relation to the biology, ecology and behavior of primates and fossil humans. Biological anthropology concentrators are required, and others are encouraged, to enroll concurrently in 151L. Meets New Mexico Lower Division General Education Common Core Curriculum Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences.

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00228253

TR 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Dane Smith Hall 123

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Keith L Hunley - khunley@unm.edu362
Fees: $5

Biology and behavior of the human life course, including the evolution of the life history patterns specific to humans and the impact of population growth and of adaptation to local conditions in promoting human diversity. Students are encouraged, but not required, to enroll concurrently in 161L.

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CANCELLED
001
57074Lecture Staff 328
Fees: $5

Surveys the archeological evidence for the development of human culture from the first stone tools in Africa to the rise of civilizations in both the Old and New Worlds.

Sections
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00159435

MWF 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
Mitchell Hall 220

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Wirt H Wills - wwills@unm.edu31
Fees: $5

This course is designed to introduce students to the forensic investigation of death. Emphasis will be on current methods and techniques and include the role of the anthropologist as an integral member of the investigation process.

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00132285

TR 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Hibben Center 105

Web Enhanced - Combined Lecture/Lab
Katelyn M Rusk - krusk06@unm.edu31
Fees: $30

This course familiarizes students with current, active research in Anthropology by the University of New Mexico faculty and visiting scholars. It also teaches students to critically assess and discuss research questions.

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00159436

TR 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Anthropology 178

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Frances M Hayashida - fmh@unm.edu315
Fees: $20

(Also offered as CJ 319; LING 359/559) Examination of the interrelations of language and speech with other selected aspects of culture and cognition. Prerequisite: 110 or LING 101 or LING 301.

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00113168

TR 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Social Sciences 1111

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Catherine R Rhodes - rhodesc@unm.edu38
Fees: $20

(Also offered as LING 322/522) Principles of morphological and syntactic analysis and introduction to functional and formal theories of grammar. Descriptive analysis of grammatical structures and problems from a variety of languages. Prerequisite: LING 301 or SIGN *305 or SPAN 351. {Spring}

Sections
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05054595

MWF 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Education 105

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Christopher B Peverada - peverada@unm.edu34

Sections
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00257615

TR 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Mitchell Hall 220

Web Enhanced - Lecture
James L Boone - jboone@unm.edu316
Fees: $20

An intensive survey of Southwest prehistory including discussion of major interpretative problems. Covers the period from 11,000 years ago to historic times.

Sections
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00159437

MWF 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Dane Smith Hall 229

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Wirt H Wills - wwills@unm.edu32
Fees: $20

The prehistory of Africa from the appearance of the first hominids to the development of complex societies. Prerequisite: 101 or (120 and 122L) or 220. {Alternate years}

Sections
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00159438

MWF 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Mitchell Hall 121

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Osbjorn Pearson - ompear@unm.edu39

Development of ideas and theories in sociocultural anthropology; focus on topics such as integration of human societies, sources of change in economic and cultural systems.

Sections
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00140563

TR 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Hibben Center 105

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Catherine R Rhodes - rhodesc@unm.edu312
Fees: $10

Current topics in sociocultural anthropology to be explored in experimental courses.

Sections
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T: Anth of Gender
00159424

MWF 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
Dane Smith Hall 126

Web Enhanced - Topics
Jocelyn H Dehaas - chinsu@unm.edu311
Fees: $20
T: Politics of Lang in LA
00259425

TR 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Mitchell Hall 212

Web Enhanced - Topics
Catherine R Rhodes - rhodesc@unm.edu310
Fees: $20
T: Colombia in War & Peace
00359426

TR 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Anthropology 248

Web Enhanced - Topics
Les W Field - lesfield@unm.edu37
Fees: $20
T: Peoples of Brazil
00456815

TR 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Dane Smith Hall 126

Web Enhanced - Topics
Suzanne R Oakdale - soakdale@unm.edu329
Fees: $20
T: Hlth &Social Inequalities I
00547863

TR 9:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Mitchell Hall 211

Web Enhanced - Topics
Jessica R Goodkind - jgoodkin@unm.edu31
Fees: $20
T: Hlth & Soc Inequalities Lab
00650953

T 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Anthropology 178

Topics
Jessica R Goodkind - jgoodkin@unm.edu35
Fees: $20
T: Indigeneous Peoples' Rights
00760396

TR 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Dane Smith Hall 231

Web Enhanced - Topics
Robert Hitchcock - rhitchcock@unm.edu32
Fees: $20

Human heredity, variation and adaptation within and between different ecological and cultural settings; genetics; quantitative variation; elements of human population biology and human ecology. Prerequisite: 150 or BIOL 110 or BIOL 123 or BIOL 201L or BIOL 202L. {Spring}

Sections
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00131809

MWF 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Hibben Center 105

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Jeffrey C Long - jlo@unm.edu363
Fees: $30

Introduces students to the fundamental principles of evolutionary theory and their application to human behavior. It surveys current research on human sexuality, mate choice, reproduction and parenting from the perspective of human evolutionary ecology. Prerequisite: 150 or 160 or BIOL 110.

Sections
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002
59423Lecture Staff 314
Fees: $20

Archaeological survey of the cultures of ancient Mexico from earliest inhabitants to the period of the Spanish Conquest. This course explores environmental, social, and political aspects of the rise and fall of societies across Mexico.

Sections
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00159441

TR 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Dane Smith Hall 128

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Loa Traxler - lptraxler@unm.edu312

Directed study under the supervision of a faculty member. Restriction: permission of instructor. {Offered upon demand}

Sections
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00139693


Practice Experience
Melissa E Thompson - memery@unm.edu1 TO 625
00236504Practice ExperienceJeffrey C Long - jlo@unm.edu1 TO 625
00414161LectureJames L Boone - jboone@unm.edu1 TO 624
00746076


Practice Experience
Emily L Jones - elj@unm.edu1 TO 625
01314173LectureJane B Lancaster - jlancas@unm.edu1 TO 625
01439937


Practice Experience
Staff 1 TO 625
01814177LectureLoa Traxler - lptraxler@unm.edu1 TO 625
02414196LectureLawrence G Straus - lstraus@unm.edu1 TO 625
02614198LectureSiobhan M Mattison - smattison@unm.edu1 TO 625
04314211LectureHeather J Edgar - hjhedgar@unm.edu1 TO 625
04414214LectureWirt H Wills - wwills@unm.edu1 TO 625
04914215LecturePatricia L Crown - pcrown@unm.edu1 TO 625
05214216LectureLes W Field - lesfield@unm.edu1 TO 625
05614217LectureBruce B Huckell - bhuckell@unm.edu1 TO 625
06114229LectureDavid W Dinwoodie - ddinwood@unm.edu1 TO 625
06414237LectureSuzanne R Oakdale - soakdale@unm.edu1 TO 625
06614246LectureOsbjorn Pearson - ompear@unm.edu1 TO 625
08014266Practice ExperienceKeith L Hunley - khunley@unm.edu1 TO 625
08529625Practice ExperienceMichael W Graves - mwgraves@unm.edu1 TO 625
08729626Practice ExperienceKeith M Prufer - kmp@unm.edu1 TO 625
09529627Practice ExperienceMartin N Muller - muller@unm.edu1 TO 625
09729628Practice ExperienceSherry V Nelson - svnelson@unm.edu1 TO 625
09933025Practice ExperienceFrances M Hayashida - fmh@unm.edu1 TO 625

(Also offered as ARTH 402/502) Archaeological and historic art forms of the Arctic Northwest coast and the eastern woodlands of North America. {Fall}

Sections
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00114277

MW 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Center for the Arts 1020

Web Enhanced - Lecture
D A Fry - tsalagi@unm.edu34

Topics of archaeological interest including gender in archaeology, European contact and post-processualism.

Sections
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T: Arch of Colonial Spain
CANCELLED
001
56655Topics Staff 3 Section Full
Fees: $20
T: Museum Collection Mgmt
00256200

WF 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Hibben Center 103

Topics
Dorothy L Larson - dllarson@unm.edu31
Fees: $20
T: Ethnoarchaeology:Meth&Theor
00459442

TR 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Anthropology 178

Web Enhanced - Topics
Michael W Graves - mwgraves@unm.edu313
Fees: $20
T: Hunter-Gatherer Archaeology
00559444

TR 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Mitchell Hall 218

Web Enhanced - Topics
Bruce B Huckell - bhuckell@unm.edu3 Section Full
Fees: $20
T: Pre-Columb Art: Mesoamerica
CANCELLED
007
57029Topics Staff 33
Fees: $20
T: Pre-Col Cen&N So Amer Carib
CANCELLED
008
57039Topics Staff 31
Fees: $20

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Sections
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T: Biol of Soc Relationships
CANCELLED
001
56657Topics Staff 319
Fees: $40
T: Biol of Soc Relationships
00260760

W 1:00 PM - 4:50 PM
Anthropology 178

Web Enhanced - Topics
Melissa E Thompson - memery@unm.edu3 Section Full
Fees: $40
T: Paleoecology Lab
CANCELLED
003
56816Topics Staff 3 Section Full

This course examines theory, data and methods used by genetic anthropologists to address questions about human origins and prehistory, race, natural selection, disease, and the social and scientific implications of research in genetic anthropology. Prerequisite: 150 or BIOL 110 or BIOL 123 or BIOL 201L or BIOL 202L. {Alternate years}

Sections
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CANCELLED
055
59433Web Enhanced - Lecture Staff 32
Fees: $30
05661347

T 10:00 AM - 12:45 PM
Anthropology 150

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Keith L Hunley - khunley@unm.edu34
Fees: $30

Events and processes leading from the appearance of the human lineage to the beginnings of agriculture, with discussions of Australopithecus and the genus Homo, through Homo sapiens. Prerequisite: *351L. {Alternate years}

Sections
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07759434

MW 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Anthropology 178

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Sherry V Nelson - svnelson@unm.edu35
Fees: $30

Basic concepts, methods and approaches used in the analysis of archaeological pottery. Lectures cover concepts and strategies. Labs give practical experience with techniques of analysis. {Spring}

Sections
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00159445

W 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Anthropology Annex B07

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Patricia L Crown - pcrown@unm.edu33
Fees: $30

(Also offered as ARTH, MSST 485) Theoretical and practical work in specific museum problems. May be repeated as subject matter changes. Prerequisite: ARTH 407 or MSST 407. {Offered upon demand}

Sections
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Sem: Conservation Practices
00151070

M 1:00 PM - 3:50 PM
Hibben Center 103

Seminar
Harriet F Beaubien - beaubienh@unm.edu31

(Also offered as ARTH, MSST 486/586) Practicum in museum methods and management. Prerequisite: ARTH 407 or MSST 407. Restriction: permission of instructor. {Offered upon demand}

Sections
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00141282


Web Enhanced - Practice Experience
Loa Traxler - lptraxler@unm.edu1 TO 31
Fees: $33
00251047


Practice Experience
David A Phillips - dap@unm.edu1 TO 31
Fees: $33
00351814


Practice Experience
Heather J Edgar - hjhedgar@unm.edu1 TO 31
Fees: $33
00456190


Practice Experience
Dorothy L Larson - dllarson@unm.edu1 TO 31
Fees: $33
06542721


Practice Experience
Staff 1 TO 31
Fees: $33
08241283


Practice Experience
Staff 1 TO 31
Fees: $33

(Also offered as BIOL 491/591) This course investigates how genetic variation is patterned within and between populations, and how these patterns change over time. Topics include neutral theory, population structure, phylogenetics, coalescent theory, the molecular clock, and laboratory methods.

Sections
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CANCELLED
001
56660Lecture Staff 35
Fees: $30

Directed study of topics not covered in regular courses.

Sections
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00156817


Independent Study
Siobhan M Mattison - smattison@unm.edu1 TO 325
00235731Independent StudyMichael W Graves - mwgraves@unm.edu1 TO 325
00336235Independent StudyKeith M Prufer - kmp@unm.edu1 TO 323
00414320Independent StudyJames L Boone - jboone@unm.edu1 TO 325
00536505Independent StudyLoa Traxler - lptraxler@unm.edu1 TO 325
00636506Independent StudySherry V Nelson - svnelson@unm.edu1 TO 325
00736507Independent StudyMartin N Muller - muller@unm.edu1 TO 325
00846078


Independent Study
Hannah V Mattson - hmattson@unm.edu1 TO 320
01036508Independent StudyJeffrey C Long - jlo@unm.edu1 TO 325
01139694


Independent Study
Melissa E Thompson - memery@unm.edu1 TO 325
01314325Independent StudyJane B Lancaster - jlancas@unm.edu1 TO 325
01439938


Independent Study
Staff 1 TO 325
01546080


Independent Study
Emily L Jones - elj@unm.edu1 TO 324
02414329Independent StudyLawrence G Straus - lstraus@unm.edu1 TO 325
04314442Independent StudyHillard S Kaplan - hkaplan@unm.edu1 TO 325
04414444Independent StudyWirt H Wills - wwills@unm.edu1 TO 325
04914447Independent StudyPatricia L Crown - pcrown@unm.edu1 TO 325
05214452Independent StudyLes W Field - lesfield@unm.edu1 TO 325
05614457Independent StudyBruce B Huckell - bhuckell@unm.edu1 TO 325
06114464Independent StudyDavid W Dinwoodie - ddinwood@unm.edu1 TO 325
06414468Independent StudySuzanne R Oakdale - soakdale@unm.edu1 TO 325
06614474Independent StudyOsbjorn Pearson - ompear@unm.edu1 TO 325
07614483Independent StudyHeather J Edgar - hjhedgar@unm.edu1 TO 325
07814487Independent StudyDavid A Phillips - dap@unm.edu1 TO 325
08014486Independent StudyKeith L Hunley - khunley@unm.edu1 TO 325
09233026Independent StudyFrances M Hayashida - fmh@unm.edu1 TO 325

Readings and discussions concerning anthropological research methods, sources, goals and professional ethics. Open to upper division majors and concentrators whose applications for the honors program have been approved. Restriction: permission of instructor. {Fall}

Sections
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00148198

MW 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Anthropology 150

Web Enhanced - Seminar
Siobhan M Mattison - smattison@unm.edu35

Field research for qualified advanced undergraduate or graduate students with previous experience in archaeology, biological anthropology, human evolutionary ecology, linguistics or general ethnology. Problems are selected on the basis of student-faculty interest and field research opportunities. Restriction: permission of instructor. {Offered upon demand}

Sections
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00136509Practice ExperienceSherry V Nelson - svnelson@unm.edu2 TO 624
00236510Practice ExperienceMartin N Muller - muller@unm.edu2 TO 625
00336511Practice ExperienceJeffrey C Long - jlo@unm.edu2 TO 625
00414623Practice ExperienceJames L Boone - jboone@unm.edu2 TO 625
00539183


Practice Experience
Michael W Graves - mwgraves@unm.edu2 TO 625
00639695


Practice Experience
Melissa E Thompson - memery@unm.edu2 TO 625
00746081


Practice Experience
Staff 2 TO 625
00946097


Practice Experience
Emily L Jones - elj@unm.edu2 TO 625
01056818


Practice Experience
Siobhan M Mattison - smattison@unm.edu225
01314649Practice ExperienceJane B Lancaster - jlancas@unm.edu2 TO 625
02414657Practice ExperienceLawrence G Straus - lstraus@unm.edu2 TO 625
02614658Practice ExperienceLoa Traxler - lptraxler@unm.edu2 TO 625
04314671Practice ExperienceHillard S Kaplan - hkaplan@unm.edu2 TO 625
04414673Practice ExperienceWirt H Wills - wwills@unm.edu2 TO 625
04914674Practice ExperiencePatricia L Crown - pcrown@unm.edu2 TO 625
05214707Practice ExperienceLes W Field - lesfield@unm.edu2 TO 625
05614712Practice ExperienceBruce B Huckell - bhuckell@unm.edu2 TO 625
06114715Practice ExperienceDavid W Dinwoodie - ddinwood@unm.edu2 TO 625
06414716Practice ExperienceSuzanne R Oakdale - soakdale@unm.edu2 TO 625
06614719Practice ExperienceOsbjorn Pearson - ompear@unm.edu2 TO 625
07314726Practice ExperienceBeverly R Singer - mesa@unm.edu2 TO 625
07614728Practice ExperienceHeather J Edgar - hjhedgar@unm.edu2 TO 625
08014740Practice ExperienceKeith L Hunley - khunley@unm.edu2 TO 625
08733316Practice ExperienceKeith M Prufer - kmp@unm.edu2 TO 620
10033027Practice ExperienceFrances M Hayashida - fmh@unm.edu2 TO 625