The Center for Cognitive Archaeology (CCA)

Provides both undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to study the evolutionary development of cognition in humans and other primates. The CCA offers 12 different online courses, which are taught by professors from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs and by experts from all over the world. Upon successful completion of any four courses, the University of Colorado will award an official Certificate of Cognitive Archaeology at the undergraduate or graduate level.

Courses offered for the Summer 2020 Semester (June 15 - August 7)

Rossano book

The Evolution of Ritual and Religion

ANTH 4115/5115: Matthew Rossano, PhD, Southeastern Louisiana University, USA

Coolidge book

Cognitive Evolution

ANTH 4310/5310: Karenleigh Overmann, DPhil, University of Bergen, Norway

Neanderthal Cognition

Neandertal Cognition

ANTH 4355/5355: Frederick L Coolidge, PhD, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, USA


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Want to enroll now or have questions?

Contact: bglach@uccs.edu or mmuhonen@uccs.edu

Website: www.uccs.edu/cca/ or https://www.uccs.edu/lases/programs-a-l/cca