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2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANT 3920 - Biocultural Interactions: Anthropological Perspectives in Evolutionary Medicine

Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): ANT 1010 or permission of instructor

Description: This course examines the field of physical anthropology as it pertains to evolutionary medicine. Students learn about evolutionary principles, basic human anatomy and physiology, the biocultural approach in physical anthropology, and how human culture has affected human biology and vice versa throughout history. The course further examines how past interactions have impacted health and wellness in modern human populations, as well as how an evolutionary approach to modern medical problems may be part of the treatments of the future.

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