Archaeology, Heritage, and Material Culture

Designed for students seeking expertise in the cross-cultural understanding of the social use and politics of scientific practices and technologies, ancient and contemporary. Courses offer training in the archaeology, anthropology of science, the anthropology of technology, science and technology studies, political anthropology, economic anthropology, and gender, race, class, and material relations.



1. For each certificate, complete three courses listed below; attain a 3.0 GPA minimum in those courses.
2. Attend three Anthropology Colloquia and write a 300-500 word report and/or analysis for each event; these will be reviewed and evaluated by the Undergraduate Director. If you are applying for multiple certificates, you only need to submit three summaries TOTAL. It is your responsibility to plan ahead and attend colloquia before you submit your certificate application. See the department colloquium webpage for upcoming events.


Anthro 25A Environmental Injustice
Anthro 124 Gold: The Alchemy of Socio-Economic Practice
Anthro 125B Ecological Anthropology
Anthro 125C Environmental Anthropology
Anthro 125F   Humans and Other Animals  
Anthro 125U Immigration, Nation, and Media
Anthro 128A Science, Technology, Controversy  
Anthro 128C Digital Cultures
Anthro 129 by petition to the Undergraduate Director, depending on the topic  
Anthro 129 American Material Culture
Anthro 134B Cultures of Biomedicine
Anthro 134C   Medicine, Food, and Health
Anthro 139 Museums & Heritage
Anthro 141A Archaeology of Mexico
Anthro 147A Archaeology of the Islamic World
Anthro 149 Archaeology of Migrants and Migration
Anthro 147B Archaeology, Politics, and Identity
Anthro 149 Archaeology of California
Anthro 139   By petition to the Undergraduate Director, depending on the topic  



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