2020 - 2021 College Catalog 
    
    Aug 13, 2022  
2020 - 2021 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. Students will demonstrate an understanding of the methods social scientists use to explore social phenomena, including observation, hypothesis development, measurement and data collection, experimentation, evaluation of evidence, and employment of mathematical and interpretive analysis.
  2. Students will demonstrate knowledge of major concepts, models and issues of at least one discipline in the social sciences.
  3. Students will demonstrate knowledge of evolutionary theory as a framework for understanding human origins.
  4. Students will demonstrate an understanding of the methods scientists use to explore natural phenomena, including observation, hypothesis development, measurement and data collection, experimentation, evaluation of evidence, and employment of mathematical analysis.
  5. Students will apply scientific data, concepts, and models in one of the natural sciences.