CCA

The Center for Cognitive Archaeology Online Credit Program (CCA)

Provides students the opportunity to study the evolutionary development of cognition in humans and other primates through the lenses of psychology, anthropology and philosophy.

The CCA offers a variety of online courses

...taught by professors from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs and by experts from all over the world  Students who successfully complete four courses (two core courses plus two electives) may earn a Certificate of Cognitive Archaeology at the undergraduate or graduate level.

Registration

How to register for CCA online courses

  • FIRST: If you wish to apply for either the Undergraduate or Graduate Certificates in Cognitive Archaeology, click the "CCA Certificate Information" icon above. It is not required that you be on a certificate track to take these credit courses.
  • SECOND: Access your UCCS Extended Studies registration packet. Download the Graduate credit registration packet; OR, download the Undergraduate credit registration packet. These instructions are meant for those who have not enrolled at UCCS previously; they provide step-by-step instructions for the Academic Outreach/Extended Studies online application, registration and payment. If you are a regular student at UCCS or you already have access to your myUCCS student portal account, you can find your course (see below) using the course search function in the portal.
  • THIRD: Using your myUCCS student portal username and password, access the online coursework on the UCCS Canvas login page.
  • FOURTH: Request your official UCCS transcript using your myUCCS student portal account. Go to the Transcript Request Page for instructions.

IMPORTANT SPRING 2022 INFO

  • Course Dates: January 18-May 14, 2022
  • Deadline To Register: February 2, 2022
  • Graduate tuition: $2237 per course (inclusive of all fees)
  • Undergraduate tuition: $1300 per course (inclusive of all fees)

SPRING 2022: CURRENT COURSES AVAILABLE FOR REGISTRATION

  1. EVOLUTION OF RITUAL AND RELIGION

    Graduate: ANTH 5115-780, Class# 41740

    Undergraduate: ANTH 4115-780, Class# 41739

  2. NEANDERTAL COGNITION

    Graduate: ANTH 5355-780, Class# 41743

    Undergraduate: ANTH 4355-780, Class# 41742

  3. ARCHAEOLOGY OF NUMBERS

    Graduate: ANTH 5515-780, Class# 41747

    Undergraduate: ANTH 4515-780, Class# 41745

  4. HISTORY OF COGNITIVE ARCHAEOLOGY SINCE 1969

    Graduate: ANTH 5915-780, Class# 41751

    Undergraduate: ANTH 4915-780, Class# 41949