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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
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ANT 3122 - The Neanderthal Enigma

Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): ANT 1010 or Permission of instructor

Description: This course offers instruction in the basic definition of physical anthropology. It offers instruction regarding human evolution and then intensely focuses on the evolution of Homo Neanderthalensis. It specifically addresses where remains have been found, the types of remains found, the physical characteristics of the species, and the cultural characteristics of this intriguing species. The course further addresses the controversies concerning this species including the nature of interaction with anatomically modern humans and the question of whether or not this hominin was capable of language.

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