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2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ANT 2230 - Biological Anthropology (3)

When Offered: Fall; Spring
Biological anthropology is the study of human and non-human primate origins, evolution, and biology within an evolutionary and bio-cultural framework. Topics include evolutionary theory and heredity; the evolution, anatomy, and lifestyles of living and fossil primates; a bio-cultural framework for understanding human evolution; the hominin fossil record; adaptive challenges of the past 10,000 years (sedentism, urbanism, food production, culture contact, health changes); modern human variation; and the use of human skeletal biology to address medico-legal questions. This course may include work with human skeletal remains.