2019 - 2020 College Catalog 
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2019 - 2020 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ANTH 110 - Human Origins

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Laboratory Hours: 0

Prerequisite(s): None

Restriction(s): None

Corequisite(s): None

This course examines the human as a biological organism as we adapt to various social and ecological environments. Primary topics covered include population genetics, primatology, human evolution, and human variability.

Student Learning Outcomes of the Course:
  1. Be familiar with the basic processes of evolution, including natural selection, mutation, genetic drift, and gene flow
  2. Be able to understand the biological basis of the human species
  3. Students will be familiar with the latest interpretations of human biological evolution
  4. Students will understand the processes leading to human diversity