Current Semester Undergraduate Courses

Spring 2024

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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CANCELLED
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49919Lecture Staff 324
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.edu349
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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00659828

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

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Sarah I Leiter - leiter@unm.edu336
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.

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00161625

MWF 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Mitchell Hall 221

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Devin A Tankersley - dtankersley@unm.edu31
00250038

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

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Wilho F Macneil - wilhomac@unm.edu33
00349925

MWF 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Mitchell Hall 120

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Danielle Angier - dangier1@unm.edu3 Section Full

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
Caitlin S Ainsworth - cpen42@unm.edu317
Fees: $5

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: Latin America Today
00262127

TR 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Mitchell Hall 213

Web Enhanced - Topics
Mariana Sabino Salazar - soymariana@unm.edu35

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.edu359

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 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Dane Smith Hall 123

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Wirt H Wills - wwills@unm.edu34
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 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Hibben Center 105

Web Enhanced - Lecture
David W Dinwoodie - ddinwood@unm.edu336
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 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Hibben Center 105

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Kari L Schleher - kschlehe@unm.edu31
Fees: $20

The prehistory of Europe with emphasis on hunter-gatherer adaptations of the Pleistocene and early Holocene, using primary data sources. Prerequisite: 1115 or (1211 and 1211L) or 2175. {Alternate years}

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00160616

TR 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Dane Smith Hall 224

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Emily L Jones - elj@unm.edu319

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 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Collaborative Teaching & Learn 210

Web Enhanced - Lecture
David W Dinwoodie - ddinwood@unm.edu317
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 200

Web Enhanced - Topics
Kristina M Jacobsen - kmj23@unm.edu3 Section Full
T: Hlth & Soc Inequality Lab
00554370


Topics
Jessica R Goodkind - jgoodkind@salud.unm.edu32
Fees: $20
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.edu32
Fees: $20

Our goals are to better understand the lived realities on the ground in Palestine, and to develop skills of critical analysis to better understand colonialism, decolonization, and indigeneity in across the globe.

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00160608

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

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Les W Field - lesfield@unm.edu3 Section Full

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.edu317
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
62262Lecture Staff 3100
Fees: $20

Special emphasis will be on strategies of survival, reproduction, mating and rearing, in the complex social systems of apes and monkeys. The costs and benefits of alternative strategies are used to understand individual life histories. Restriction: upper division standing.

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00160733

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

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Melissa E Thompson - memery@unm.edu323
Fees: $20

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

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00146771


Practice Experience
Melissa E Thompson - memery@unm.edu1 TO 625
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 624
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}

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00134653

TR 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Center for the Arts 1020

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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Managing Cultural Resources
00160715

TR 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Anthropology 248

Web Enhanced - Topics
Hannah V Mattson - hmattson@unm.edu33
Fees: $20
T: Pre-Columbian Art: S. Amer
00246882

TR 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Center for the Arts 1019

Web Enhanced - Topics
Margaret A Jackson - mars@unm.edu3 Section Full
Fees: $72.5

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: Advanced Osteology
00260853

MWF 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Anthropology 176

Web Enhanced - Topics
Osbjorn Pearson - ompear@unm.edu33
Fees: $40
T: Hum Beh Ecol Life History
00361731

R 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Anthropology 178

Web Enhanced - Topics
Ian J Wallace - iwallace@unm.edu33
Fees: $40

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: 1135 or BIOL 1110 or BIOL 1140 or BIOL 2110C or BIOL 2410C.

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00160778

TR 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Anthropology 248

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Keith L Hunley - khunley@unm.edu31
Fees: $30

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 324
00430717Independent StudyKari L Schleher - kschlehe@unm.edu1 TO 325
00535846Independent StudyJeffrey C Long - jlo@unm.edu1 TO 325
00654327


Independent Study
Hannah V Mattson - hmattson@unm.edu1 TO 325
00754328


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


Independent Study
Ian J Wallace - iwallace@unm.edu1 TO 323
00954630


Independent Study
Catherine R Rhodes - rhodesc@unm.edu1 TO 325
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 324
04930761Independent StudyPatricia L Crown - pcrown@unm.edu1 TO 325
05230762Independent StudyLes W Field - lesfield@unm.edu1 TO 325
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 - hedgar@salud.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 324
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 323
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 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Hibben Center 103

Web Enhanced - Seminar
Catherine R Rhodes - rhodesc@unm.edu32

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}

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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 - hedgar@salud.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