- Name: Physical Anthropology Lab
- Division: Liberal Arts
- Discipline: Anthropology
- Units (Credits): 1.00
I. Catalog Course Description
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.