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ANTH 345 - Human Evolution and Diversity


Units: 3
Three hours lecture per week
Prerequisite(s): Junior Standing and successful completion of Golden Four GE Areas (A1, A2, A3, B4)
Human biological evolution from the African savannah of 5 million years ago to the present, focusing upon adaptation to environmental conditions, disease, diet. Includes segments on: ecology, evolutionary theory, genetics, natural selection, non-human primates. Discusses the concept of race from an anthropological perspective. Includes issues of: speciation and race, adaptation to cold, heat, desert, tropics, and diseases. Compares ethnicity vs. race.
Graded: Letter grade
GenEd: UDGE-B
CI Mission Category(s): Interdisciplinary Approaches



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