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2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ANT 3220 - Human Biological Variation (3)

When Offered: Fall
GEN ED: Junior Writing in the Discipline (WID)
This course provides a survey of theoretical frameworks in biological anthropology, beginning with an examination of the history and development of evolutionary theory, the modern synthesis, and the “New Physical Anthropology.” Feminist critiques, objections to the adaptationist program, and the development of biocultural approaches to human biology will be examined and applied to the study of patterns and processes in human evolution. Issues to be addressed in this course include the evolution of primate life histories, the origin of modern human biological variation, human reproduction, and evolutionary medicine.
Prerequisite: R C 2001  or its equivalent.