Current Semester Undergraduate Courses

Spring 2023

Anthropology is the systematic study of the humanity both past and present. The course introduces students to the four subfields of anthropology, which include archaeology, biological, linguistic and cultural anthropology. Students will learn about the concepts and methods that anthropologists use to study our species and gain a broader perspective on the human experience. Meets New Mexico General Education Curriculum Area 4: Social and Behavioral Sciences.

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00249919

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

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Osbjorn Pearson - ompear@unm.edu310
Fees: $5

This course provides a basic introduction to the broad field of biological anthropology. The research interests of biological anthropologists include the history and development of modern evolutionary biology, molecular and population genetics, modern primates, the primate and human fossil record, and modern human biological diversity. Biological Anthropology concentration students are required, and others are encouraged, to enroll concurrently in 1135L. Meets New Mexico General Education Curriculum Area 3: Physical and Natural Sciences.

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00153967

MWF 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Hibben Center 105

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Sherry V Nelson - svnelson@unm.edu339
Fees: $5

This is an introductory course that provides an overview of cultural anthropology as a subfield within the broader discipline of anthropology and as a research approach within the social sciences more generally. The course presents core concepts and methods of cultural anthropology that are used to understand the ways in which human beings organize and experience their lives through distinctive cultural practices. More specifically, this course explores social and cultural differences and similarities around the world through a variety of topics such as: language and communication, economics, ways of making a living, marriage and family, kinship and descent, race, ethnicity, political organization, supernatural beliefs, sex and gender, and globalization. This course ultimately aims to present a broad range of perspectives and practices of various cultural groups from across the globe. Meets New Mexico General Education Curriculum Area 4: Social and Behavioral Sciences.

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49935Lecture Staff 336
Fees: $5
00659828

MWF 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Dane Smith Hall 120

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Les W Field - lesfield@unm.edu349
Fees: $5

This is an introductory course which provides an overview of the discipline of Linguistic Anthropology. The course will discuss the implications of language within anthropology, as well as within the sciences and social sciences more generally. The course explores the core concepts and methods of linguistic anthropology, such as the basic structure of language, first and second language acquisition, bilingualism, and social and regional variations that are used to help students understand what it means to be human and the role of language in human societies. Meets New Mexico General Education Curriculum Area 4: Social and Behavioral Sciences.

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00250038

TR 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Dane Smith Hall 223

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Daven Hobbs - dhobbs@unm.edu33
00349925

MWF 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Education 105

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Deborah S Wager - dwager@unm.edu33

This course introduces students to field and laboratory methods and techniques in archeology. Students learn the standards of archeological field recording, excavation techniques and field-related laboratory skills. Fieldwork is required. Meets New Mexico General Education Curriculum Area 3: Physical and Natural Sciences. Corequisite: 1211L.

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00249933

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

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Hannah V Mattson - hmattson@unm.edu310
Fees: $5

This course explores the core principles of human biology from an integrated evolutionary framework, including perspectives from anatomy and physiology, ethnology, primatology, paleoanthropology, ecology, neuroscience, evolutionary medicine, and more.

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00157883

TR 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Hibben Center 105

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Ian J Wallace - iwallace@unm.edu374

Archaeology is the systematic study of the human past through material remains. This course introduces students to the physical remains of past societies and compares and contrasts archaeological development in different regions. Students will explore the dynamics of the human past and its influences on contemporary society. Meets New Mexico General Education Curriculum Area 4: Social and Behavioral Sciences.

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00156283

TR 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Humanities 428

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Wirt H Wills - wwills@unm.edu321
Fees: $5

(Also offered as CJ 319; LING 359) Examination of the interrelations of language and speech with other selected aspects of culture and cognition. Prerequisite: 114 or 1155 or LING 2110 or LING 301.

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00157869

TR 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Anthropology 178

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Catherine R Rhodes - rhodesc@unm.edu334
Fees: $20

The purpose and theory of the study of archaeology; relates archaeology to anthropological principles and the practice of science. Prerequisite: 1211 and 1211L. {Yearly}

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00236435

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

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Kari L Schleher - kschlehe@unm.edu318
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.

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00147798

TR 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Ortega Hall 119

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Wirt H Wills - wwills@unm.edu323
Fees: $20

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.

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00130333

TR 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Dane Smith Hall 334

Web Enhanced - Lecture
David W Dinwoodie - ddinwood@unm.edu310
Fees: $10

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

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T: Song Ethnography:SardiniaIT
00357013

TR 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Hokona Hall/Zuni 352

Web Enhanced - Topics
Kristina M Jacobsen - kmj23@unm.edu31
T: Cult Div Min Peoples Levant
00459239

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

Web Enhanced - Topics
Les W Field - lesfield@unm.edu31
Fees: $20
T: Hlth & Soc Inequality Lab
00554370


Topics
Jessica R Goodkind - jgoodkind@salud.unm.edu34
Fees: $20
T: Chicanx Cultural Studies
00759476

TR 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Mitchell Hall 208

Web Enhanced - Topics
Michael L Trujillo - mltruj@unm.edu35
T: Self Determ & Indig Hum Rts
00859527

R 4:00 PM - 6:45 PM
Mitchell Hall 221

Hybrid - Topics
Maria Y Teran - mteran@unm.edu32
T: Hlth & Soc Inequalities II
01139382

MW 9:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Sara Raynolds Hall 101

Web Enhanced - Topics
Jessica R Goodkind - jgoodkind@salud.unm.edu35
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: 1135 or BIOL 1110 or BIOL 1140 or BIOL 2110C or BIOL 2410C. {Spring}

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00140168

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

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Jeffrey C Long - jlo@unm.edu327
Fees: $30

The events and processes involved in the emergence and evolution of the human lineage-from the origins of Australopithecus, through the emergence of the genus Homo, to the evolution of early modern humans-based on the human fossil record. Prerequisite: 1135 or 2175.

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00155976

MWF 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Anthropology 178

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Osbjorn Pearson - ompear@unm.edu323
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: 1170 or 1135 or BIOL 1110.

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001
57879Lecture Staff 350
Fees: $20

Presents and interprets the earliest archeology of North America from the terminal Pleistocene through the early Holocene including relevant archeological evidence from eastern Eurasia and South America. Restriction: permission of instructor.

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00157888

W 1:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Anthropology 248

Web Enhanced - Seminar
Bruce B Huckell - bhuckell@unm.edu314

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

Sections
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00146771


Practice Experience
Melissa E Thompson - memery@unm.edu1 TO 624
00236049


Practice Experience
Jeffrey C Long - jlo@unm.edu1 TO 625
00336050


Practice Experience
Loa Traxler - lptraxler@unm.edu1 TO 625
00430645LectureKari L Schleher - kschlehe@unm.edu1 TO 625
00541581


Practice Experience
Frances M Hayashida - fmh@unm.edu1 TO 625
00654339


Practice Experience
Joshua A Shapero - jshapero@unm.edu1 TO 625
00754627


Practice Experience
Ian J Wallace - iwallace@unm.edu1 TO 625
04430664LectureWirt H Wills - wwills@unm.edu1 TO 625
04930665LecturePatricia L Crown - pcrown@unm.edu1 TO 625
05230666LectureLes W Field - lesfield@unm.edu1 TO 625
05630667LectureBruce B Huckell - bhuckell@unm.edu1 TO 625
06130677LectureDavid W Dinwoodie - ddinwood@unm.edu1 TO 625
06430685LectureSuzanne R Oakdale - soakdale@unm.edu1 TO 625
06630691LectureOsbjorn Pearson - ompear@unm.edu1 TO 625
08030702Practice ExperienceKeith L Hunley - khunley@unm.edu1 TO 625
08534483Practice ExperienceJulia M Hess - jmhess@salud.unm.edu1 TO 625
08734484Practice ExperienceKeith M Prufer - kmp@unm.edu1 TO 625
09734486Practice ExperienceSherry V Nelson - svnelson@unm.edu1 TO 625
10137192


Practice Experience
Emily L Jones - elj@unm.edu1 TO 625
10243323


Practice Experience
Catherine R Rhodes - rhodesc@unm.edu1 TO 625
10347802


Practice Experience
Hannah V Mattson - hmattson@unm.edu1 TO 625

(Also offered as ARTH 406/506) Archaeological and historic art forms of the Plains, Southwest and western regions of North America. {Spring}

Sections
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00134653

TR 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Center for the Arts 1019

Web Enhanced - Lecture
D A Fry - tsalagi@unm.edu3 Section Full
Fees: $85.5

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

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T: Lithic Analysis
00157886

M 9:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Anthropology 248

Web Enhanced - Topics
Bruce B Huckell - bhuckell@unm.edu3 Section Full
Fees: $30
T: Pre-Columbian Art: S. Amer
00246882

TR 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Center for the Arts 1019

Web Enhanced - Topics
Margaret A Jackson - mars@unm.edu3 Section Full
Fees: $72.5
T: Pre-Col Cen&N SAm Carib
00346884

TR 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Center for the Arts 1019

Web Enhanced - Topics
Margaret A Jackson - mars@unm.edu32
Fees: $72.5
T: Pre-Columbian Art S Amer
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004
58507Topics Staff 32
Fees: $72.5
T: Museum Interpretation
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006
59272Topics Staff 33
Fees: $20

(Also offered as MUS 448/548) The cultural study of music and sound. Course materials are drawn from written and audio music ethnographies of contemporary indigenous, diasporic, refugee, exile, and industrial communities.

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00159282

TR 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Center for the Arts B015

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Kristina M Jacobsen - kmj23@unm.edu3 Section Full
Waitlist: 3
Fees: $30

A course exploring a topic not covered by the standard curriculum but of interest to faculty and students in a particular semester.

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T: Hum Var & the Cncpt of Race
00157875

TR 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Mitchell Hall 221

Web Enhanced - Topics
Heather J Edgar - hjhedgar@unm.edu37
Fees: $40
T: Genetic Basis of Adptv Evol
CANCELLED
002
57877Topics Staff 311
Fees: $40

Behavioral transitions throughout human evolution, including social systems, diet, life history, intelligence and locomotion. Focus on hominid origins, the transition from ape-like to human-like hominid, and the origin of our own species. Prerequisite: 357.

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00157881

M 1:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Anthropology 248

Web Enhanced - Seminar
Sherry V Nelson - svnelson@unm.edu322
Fees: $20

Basic concepts, methods and approaches in the analysis of animal remains from archaeological sites. Lectures cover history, theory and current applications of zooarchaeology. Labs provide practical experience in zooarchaeological identification and analysis.

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00157890

M 1:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Anthropology 178

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Emily L Jones - elj@unm.edu3 Section Full

(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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00136547


Practice Experience
Loa Traxler - lptraxler@unm.edu1 TO 31
Fees: $33
00242779


Practice Experience
Joseph A Cook - cookjose@unm.edu1 TO 31
Fees: $33

Directed study of topics not covered in regular courses.

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00146429


Independent Study
Jocelyn H Dehaas - chinsu@unm.edu1 TO 310
00235702Independent StudyFrances M Hayashida - fmh@unm.edu1 TO 325
00335703Independent StudyMelissa E Thompson - memery@unm.edu1 TO 325
00430717Independent StudyKari L Schleher - kschlehe@unm.edu1 TO 325
00535846Independent StudyJeffrey C Long - jlo@unm.edu1 TO 324
00654327


Independent Study
Hannah V Mattson - hmattson@unm.edu1 TO 324
00754328


Independent Study
Joshua A Shapero - jshapero@unm.edu1 TO 325
00854629


Independent Study
Ian J Wallace - iwallace@unm.edu1 TO 322
00954630


Independent Study
Catherine R Rhodes - rhodesc@unm.edu1 TO 324
01330719Independent StudyJane B Lancaster - jlancas@unm.edu1 TO 34
04330759Independent StudyHillard S Kaplan - hkaplan@unm.edu1 TO 325
04430760Independent StudyWirt H Wills - wwills@unm.edu1 TO 325
04930761Independent StudyPatricia L Crown - pcrown@unm.edu1 TO 325
05230762Independent StudyLes W Field - lesfield@unm.edu1 TO 324
05630763Independent StudyBruce B Huckell - bhuckell@unm.edu1 TO 325
06130764Independent StudyDavid W Dinwoodie - ddinwood@unm.edu1 TO 325
06430765Independent StudySuzanne R Oakdale - soakdale@unm.edu1 TO 325
06630766Independent StudyOsbjorn Pearson - ompear@unm.edu1 TO 325
07330767Independent StudyLoa Traxler - lptraxler@unm.edu1 TO 325
07630768Independent StudyHeather J Edgar - hjhedgar@unm.edu1 TO 325
07830770Independent StudyDavid A Phillips - dap@unm.edu1 TO 325
08030769Independent StudyKeith L Hunley - khunley@unm.edu1 TO 325
08534491Independent StudyMichael W Graves - mwgraves@unm.edu1 TO 325
08734492Independent StudyKeith M Prufer - kmp@unm.edu1 TO 325
09534493Independent StudyMartin N Muller - muller@unm.edu1 TO 325
09734494Independent StudySherry V Nelson - svnelson@unm.edu1 TO 325
10137196


Independent Study
Emily L Jones - elj@unm.edu1 TO 325
10243324


Independent Study
Siobhan M Mattison - smattison@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}

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00153509

TR 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Hibben Center 103

Web Enhanced - Seminar
Ian J Wallace - iwallace@unm.edu310

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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00135792Practice ExperienceMelissa E Thompson - memery@unm.edu2 TO 625
00254329


Practice Experience
Hannah V Mattson - hmattson@unm.edu2 TO 625
00354330


Practice Experience
Joshua A Shapero - jshapero@unm.edu2 TO 625
00430821Practice ExperienceKari L Schleher - kschlehe@unm.edu2 TO 625
00554631


Practice Experience
Ian J Wallace - iwallace@unm.edu2 TO 625
00654632


Practice Experience
Catherine R Rhodes - rhodesc@unm.edu2 TO 625
01230828Practice ExperienceLoa Traxler - lptraxler@unm.edu2 TO 625
01830832Practice ExperienceJeffrey C Long - jlo@unm.edu2 TO 625
04330837Practice ExperienceHillard S Kaplan - hkaplan@unm.edu2 TO 625
04430839Practice ExperienceWirt H Wills - wwills@unm.edu2 TO 625
04930840Practice ExperiencePatricia L Crown - pcrown@unm.edu2 TO 625
05230857Practice ExperienceLes W Field - lesfield@unm.edu2 TO 625
05630859Practice ExperienceBruce B Huckell - bhuckell@unm.edu2 TO 625
06130862Practice ExperienceDavid W Dinwoodie - ddinwood@unm.edu2 TO 625
06430863Practice ExperienceSuzanne R Oakdale - soakdale@unm.edu2 TO 625
06630866Practice ExperienceOsbjorn Pearson - ompear@unm.edu2 TO 625
07630871Practice ExperienceHeather J Edgar - hjhedgar@unm.edu2 TO 625
08030879Practice ExperienceKeith L Hunley - khunley@unm.edu2 TO 625
08534496Practice ExperienceMichael W Graves - mwgraves@unm.edu2 TO 625
08734497Practice ExperienceKeith M Prufer - kmp@unm.edu2 TO 625
09534498Practice ExperienceMartin N Muller - muller@unm.edu2 TO 625
09635092Practice ExperienceFrances M Hayashida - fmh@unm.edu2 TO 625
09734499Practice ExperienceSherry V Nelson - svnelson@unm.edu2 TO 625
10137199


Practice Experience
Emily L Jones - elj@unm.edu2 TO 625
10243325


Practice Experience
Siobhan M Mattison - smattison@unm.edu2 TO 625