2022-2023 College Catalog 
    
    Feb 04, 2023  
2022-2023 College Catalog

ANT 101 - Introduction to Physical Anthropology


Credits: 4
Lab/Lecture: Three lecture. Three lab.

An introductory survey of the basic principles, concepts, assumptions, theories, and vocabulary of human biological evolution
Course Outcomes:
Students will be able to:
  1. identify and describe physical anthropology focus  areas and principles of  investigation;
  2. explore genetics (molecular anthropology ) as it relates to patterns of inheritance, mutation, and population genetics;
  3. summarize the principal components of contemporary evolutionary theory;
  4. identify the various biological characteristics of the primate order and the major biological and behavioral trends in primate evolution;
  5. summarize dating methods and investigative techniques used in the study of  hominid evolution and;
  6. and outline the significant physical and behavioral adaptations of hominids through time.


General Education: Physical and Biological Sciences.