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Paleoanthropology: The Study of Human Evolution
ANTH 202
Fall 2009
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: ARCP 202

Paleoanthropology is the study of human origins, of how we evolved from our apelike ancestors into our modern form with our modern capabilities. Drawing on both biological anthropology (the study of fossils, living primates, human variation) and archaeology (the study of material culture, such as tools, art, food remains), the course will examine what we know about our own evolutionary past and how we know it. The history of paleoanthropology--how our views of our past have changed--will also be explored.

Essential Capabilities: Interpretation
Course will focus on how paleoanthropologists infer hominin behavior from fossils and artifacts, including through hands on lab exercises, and on the history of paleoanthropological interpretation.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS ANTH
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ARCP-MN)(ARCP)(BIOL)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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