This page describes the purpose and requirements for obtaining the Graduate Certificate in Cognitive Archaeology from the Center for the Study of Cognitive Archaeology at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS). These procedures are governed by the policy requirements of the UCCS College of Letters, Arts and Sciences (LAS).
Courses required for the certificate may be applied to degree programs as determined by the Departments of Anthropology, Psychology, and Philosophy for students meeting all requirements for regular admission to those programs.
This page UCCS students seeking to complete the certificate may seek financial aid, with eligibility to be governed by existing requirements.
At the completion of certificate requirements and degree requirements, notation of certificate completion shall be added to student transcripts.
This document specifies the procedures for obtaining the Graduate Certificate in Cognitive Archaeology from the Center for Cognitive Archaeology at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS). These procedures will be governed by the policy requirements of the UCCS College of Letters, Arts and Sciences (LAS) and the UCCS Graduate School.
The certificate may be awarded at the master’s and doctoral levels upon completion of twelve credit hours (total) in specified core and elective courses offered by the UCCS Departments of Anthropology, Psychology, and Philosophy.
Students shall complete twelve credit hours at the 5000 level, covering the following core and elective courses:
|ANTH 5310||Cognitive Evolution||3.0||Core|
|ANTH 5915||History of Cognitive Archaeology||3.0||Core|
|ANTH 5115||Evolution of Ritual and Religion||3.0||Elective|
|ANTH 5125||Rock Art and Modern Cognition||3.0||Elective|
|ANTH 5105||Neurocognition of Art||3.0||Elective|
|ANTH 5255||Embodied Cognition and Material Cultural||3.0||Elective|
|ANTH 5245||Evolution of Symbolic Behavior||3.0||Elective|
|ANTH 5355||Neandertal Cognition||3.0||Elective|
|ANTH 5800||Adv Tpc: Anth Linguistics||3.0||Elective|
|PHIL 5330||Philosophy of Mind||3.0||Elective|
Admission to the certificate program shall comply with all requirements set by the UCCS Graduate School. As a minimum, students shall:
The certificate shall be awarded (and notation of the student’s transcript initiated) upon satisfaction of all requirements. Allow four weeks for transcript annotation and certificate mailing.
Letters of application, inquiries, and portfolios should be sent to:
Certificate Program Director
University of Colorado Colorado Springs
Center for Studies in Cognitive Archaeology
1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80918