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ANTH 125 Physical Anthropology

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Course Description

This course covers the concepts, methods and theory of biological evolution and its application to the human species. There is a specific focus on molecular, Mendelian and population genetics mechanisms of evolution, primatology, paleoanthropology, biocultural adaptations, human variation, and current bioethical issues. The scientific method serves as the foundation of the course.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements:Area B2
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B2), UC (IGETC Area 5B)
C-ID: ANTH 110