Sep 21, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANT 1010 - Introduction to Biological Anthropology

Credits: 3

Description: This course is an introduction to the science of biological anthropology, the study of biological evolution and variation among humans and our closest living relatives, the primates. Students learn about evolutionary theory, human genetics, human and primate skeletal anatomy, bioarchaeology and forensic anthropology, primate taxonomy and geographic distribution, primate and human evolution, and human variation and adaptation. The laboratory sections embedded within the course provide practical experience in the following areas: DNA analysis, population genetics and evolutionary forces, human and primate skeletal anatomy, bioarchaeology, fossil hominin anatomy, and modern human variation.

General Studies: Natural and Physical Sciences, Global Diversity

Guaranteed Transfer: GT-SC1

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