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ANT 3514 Introduction to Biological Anthropology

Dr. DeLeon

This is a whirlwind trip through the study of humans as a zoological species. We’ll start with a foundation in evolutionary theory and the scientific method. We’ll explore many of the interdisciplinary approaches to understanding humanity’s place in nature, including anatomy, osteology, genetics, primatology, paleontology, human biology, growth and development, and forensic anthropology. Lectures are supplemented with weekly labs that allow hands-on experience with skeletal collections, fossil casts, and data collection. ANT 3514Cis a four credit course, which satisfies the biological science and laboratory requirements for General Education, and satisfies partially the general distribution requirement for Liberal Arts and Sciences.