ANTHRBIO 564 - Hominid Origins
Section: 001
Term: WN 2010
Subject: Anthropology, Biological (ANTHRBIO)
Department: LSA Anthropology
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
BS
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Advisory Prerequisites:
ANTHRBIO 365/466/equivalent primarily for ANTHRBIO concentrators.
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:

This course is about the origin of the human species and the adaptations and life history of the earliest human ancestors before Homo. It examines the ancestry of the hominids, the various theories of their origin, and aspects of australopithecine evolution such as their history, locomotion, behavior, adaptations, and taxonomy. Emphasis is placed on the application of evolutionary theory to species origins and mode of evolution, the biomechanical links of form to function, and the importance of the discovery of stone tools.

The format includes lectures and a laboratory session to be scheduled when class begins.

Evaluations are based on a poster presentation, final exam, and laboratory texts and assignments.

ANTHRBIO 564 - Hominid Origins
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
P
45988
Open
4
 
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TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
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