Liberal Arts > Anthropology

General Information


I. Catalog Course Description

Corequisites: ANTH102

Provides practical experience in aspects of physical anthropology: the mechanisms of inheritance, osteology and forensic science, comparative anatomy and human evolution, and aspects of modern human variability.


II: Course Objectives

The student will understand:

  • The principles and theories of human evolution and the origins of the human species
  • Physical attributes of humans and what sets us apart from other species
  • Ideas of human variation and adaptation
  • The value and importance of human diversity.

III: Course Linkage

This course is designed to meet the following Student Learning Objectives of the General Education Requirement by ensuring that successful students will be able to demonstrate that they:

  • Have college-level skills in reading, writing, and oral communication to a level appropriate for their degree and/or emphasis.
  • Possess adequate problem solving, creative reasoning, and critical thinking skills.
  • Are able to utilize effective and efficient learning skills, including locating and evaluating sources of information.
  • Can apply appropriate technological skills, including computer skills.
  • Understand the methods of science and the role of science in the modern world.
  • Appreciate the importance of cultural traditions, and diversity in the modern world.

Scheduled ANTH-110L classes:

Fall 2019