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Current Semester Undergraduate Courses

Fall 2019

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 Lower Division General Education Common Core Curriculum Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences.

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00263741

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

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Jocelyn H Dehaas - chinsu@unm.edu3212
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 Lower Division General Education Common Core Curriculum Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences.

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00363760

TR 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Dane Smith Hall 223

Lecture
Les W Field - lesfield@unm.edu319
Fees: $5
00863762

MWF 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Anthropology 178

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Jocelyn H Dehaas - chinsu@unm.edu31
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 Lower-Division General Education Common Core Curriculum Area IV: Social/Behavioral Sciences.

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00266850

MWF 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Dane Smith Hall 234

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Christopher B Peverada - peverada@unm.edu3 Section Full
00463750

TR 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Mitchell Hall 211

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Joonyeop Baek - jybaek@unm.edu33
00563751

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

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Lindsay J Morrone - lindsaymorrone@unm.edu3 Section Full
00766849

TR 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Ortega Hall 113

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Tim Zingler - timzingler@unm.edu31
CANCELLED
008
63754Hybrid - Lecture Staff 35

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 1170L.

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CANCELLED
001
63785Lecture Staff 3100
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 1175L. Meets New Mexico Lower-Division General Education Common Core Curriculum Area III: Science.

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00264912

TR 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Dane Smith Hall 227

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Keith L Hunley - khunley@unm.edu395
Fees: $5

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. Corequisite: 1211L.

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00164939

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

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Hannah V Mattson - hmattson@unm.edu33
Fees: $5
00264940

MWF 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
Anthropology 178

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Michael W Graves - mwgraves@unm.edu314
Fees: $5
00366018

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

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Jonathan W Dombrosky - jdombrosky@unm.edu321
Fees: $5

Experimental courses on topics of current interest.

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
T: Career Planning
00167797

TR 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Anthropology 178

Web Enhanced - Topics
Frances M Hayashida - fmh@unm.edu31

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.

Sections
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00165458

TR 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Dane Smith Hall 318

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: 1155 or LING 2110 or LING 301.

Sections
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00113168

TR 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Hibben Center 105

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Catherine R Rhodes - rhodesc@unm.edu315
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}

Sections
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00257615

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

Web Enhanced - Lecture
James L Boone - jboone@unm.edu327
Fees: $20

Archaeology of South America from the Paleo-Indian to the European colonial period. Emphasizes the origins and evolution of Andean civilization and associated interpretive problems. {Alternate years}

Sections
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00166609

TR 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Dane Smith Hall 318

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Frances M Hayashida - fmh@unm.edu33

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
Dane Smith Hall 328

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Joshua A Shapero - jshapero@unm.edu314
Fees: $10

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

Sections
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T: Culture & Society of Brazil
00166009

TR 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Ortega Hall 119

Web Enhanced - Topics
Suzanne R Oakdale - soakdale@unm.edu330
Fees: $20
T: Chinese Cult and Soc
CANCELLED
002
59424Topics Staff 39
Fees: $20
T: Politics of Lang in LA
CANCELLED
003
59425Topics Staff 34
Fees: $20
T: Indigenous Social Movements
00450953

MW 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Latin American Institute 107

Web Enhanced - Topics
Lorena Ojeda Davila - lorenaod@unm.edu31
Fees: $20
T: Hlth &Social Inequalities I
00547863

MW 9:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Social Sciences 1111

Web Enhanced - Topics
Julia M Hess - JMHess@salud.unm.edu35
Fees: $20
T: Cannabis Health Research
00667236

MWF 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Collaborative Teaching & Learn 230

Web Enhanced - Topics
Jacob M Vigil - vigilj@unm.edu31
Fees: $20
T: Chinese Cult and Soc
00767730

MWF 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
Anthropology 248

Web Enhanced - Topics
Jocelyn H Dehaas - chinsu@unm.edu39
Fees: $20

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00131809

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

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Jeffrey C Long - jlo@unm.edu381
Fees: $30

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00166001

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

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Martin N Muller - muller@unm.edu356

This course offers specific, in-depth discussions of topics of current faculty interests and student demand including collective action, single parenthood and child health, hunter-gatherers, psychological anthropology and conservation of resources.

Sections
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T: Intro to Genetic Anth
CANCELLED
001
66008Topics 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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00166039

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

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Keith M Prufer - kmp@unm.edu328

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

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
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
01314173LectureHannah V Mattson - hmattson@unm.edu1 TO 625
01439937


Practice Experience
Carla Sinopoli - csinopoli@unm.edu1 TO 625
01814177LectureLoa Traxler - lptraxler@unm.edu1 TO 625
02414196LectureCatherine R Rhodes - rhodesc@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
05614217Web Enhanced - LectureBruce B Huckell - bhuckell@unm.edu1 TO 624
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 624
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
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00114277

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

Web Enhanced - Lecture
D A Fry - tsalagi@unm.edu35

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

Sections
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T: Anct Polynesian Societies
00166040

MWF 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Hibben Center 103

Web Enhanced - Topics
Michael W Graves - mwgraves@unm.edu37
Fees: $20
T: Pre-Columbian Art: Mesoamer
00362633

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

Web Enhanced - Topics
Margaret A Jackson - mars@unm.edu31
Fees: $20
T: Hunter Gatherer Archaeology
00466041

TR 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Mitchell Hall 204

Web Enhanced - Topics
Bruce B Huckell - bhuckell@unm.edu3 Section Full
Fees: $20
T: Career Planning
CANCELLED
005
66042Topics Staff 32
Fees: $20

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Sections
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T: Genetic Basis Adaptive Evol
CANCELLED
002
60760Topics Staff 35

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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00166003

MW 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Anthropology 248

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Sherry V Nelson - svnelson@unm.edu37
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
CANCELLED
001
51070Seminar Staff 3 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
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00141282


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


Practice Experience
Klinton Burgio-Ericson - kburgioericson@unm.edu1 TO 31
Fees: $33
00351814


Practice Experience
Klinton Burgio-Ericson - kburgioericson@unm.edu1 TO 31
Fees: $33
06542721


Practice Experience
Jonathan Dunnum - jldunnum@unm.edu1 TO 31
Fees: $33
08241283


Practice Experience
Audra L Bellmore - abellmor@unm.edu1 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
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00166006

TR 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Castetter Hall (Biology) 55

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Jeffrey C Long - jlo@unm.edu35
Fees: $30

Directed study of topics not covered in regular courses.

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
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 325
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 323
01036508Independent StudyJeffrey C Long - jlo@unm.edu1 TO 325
01139694


Independent Study
Melissa E Thompson - memery@unm.edu1 TO 325
01314325Independent StudyCarla Sinopoli - csinopoli@unm.edu1 TO 325
01439938


Web Enhanced - Independent Study
Jocelyn H Dehaas - chinsu@unm.edu1 TO 324
01546080


Independent Study
Emily L Jones - elj@unm.edu1 TO 325
02414329Independent StudyCatherine R Rhodes - rhodesc@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 324
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

TR 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Hibben Center 104

Web Enhanced - Seminar
Heather J Edgar - hjhedgar@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
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00136509Practice ExperienceSherry V Nelson - svnelson@unm.edu2 TO 625
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
Carla Sinopoli - csinopoli@unm.edu2 TO 625
00946097


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


Practice Experience
Siobhan M Mattison - smattison@unm.edu225
01314649Practice ExperienceHannah V Mattson - hmattson@unm.edu2 TO 625
02414657Practice ExperienceCatherine R Rhodes - rhodesc@unm.edu2 TO 625
02614658Practice ExperienceLoa Traxler - lptraxler@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
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