ANTHRBIO 161 - Introduction to Biological Anthropology
Section: 001
Term: WN 2008
Subject: Anthropology, Biological (ANTHRBIO)
Department: LSA Anthropology
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
BS, NS
Other Course Info:
Does not count toward Anthropology concentration requirements. F, W, Su.
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

What is the material basis of evolution? How have humans evolved? Why do humans behave in the manner that they do? This class seeks answers to these enduring questions. The course will be divided into three parts. We will begin by reviewing the theory of evolution and examining how evolution produces adaptations and creates new species. This section will conclude by outlining how evolution has shaped the behavior of our closest living relatives, the nonhuman primates. The second part of the class will be devoted to investigating the human fossil record and tracing the physical and behavioral evolution of our species. The course will conclude by asking how evolution has affected contemporary human behavior. The emphasis throughout will be on the processess that have shaped human evolution and how these have produced who we are. The class includes three lectures plus one discussion/lab meeting per week. Grades will be based on 3 midterms and GSI evaluation.

ANTHRBIO 161 - Introduction to Biological Anthropology
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
11179
Open
21
 
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MWF 10:00AM - 11:00AM
002 (DIS)
P
11180
Closed
0
 
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M 1:00PM - 2:00PM
003 (DIS)
P
11181
Open
3
 
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M 2:00PM - 3:00PM
004 (DIS)
P
11182
Open
1
 
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M 3:00PM - 4:00PM
005 (DIS)
P
11183
Open
10
 
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Tu 9:00AM - 10:00AM
006 (DIS)
P
11184
Closed
0
 
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Tu 10:00AM - 11:00AM
007 (DIS)
P
11185
Closed
0
 
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Tu 11:00AM - 12:00PM
008 (DIS)
P
11186
Open
3
 
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Tu 3:00PM - 4:00PM
009 (DIS)
P
11187
Closed
0
 
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W 11:00AM - 12:00PM
010 (DIS)
P
11188
Open
4
4LSA Hnrs
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W 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Note: Honors section
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