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ANTH 126 Physical Anthropology Laboratory

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Course Description

Laboratory course in which the students apply and practice the scientific methods, techniques and procedures used by physical anthropologists to understand human evolution, non-human primates and human variation. Students gain practical experience and a deeper understanding by participating in lab exercises, activities and experiments that explore human evolution, osteology, forensics, genetics, modern human variation, primate anatomy and behavior. Field trips may be required.

Units: 1
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
Prerequisites: Completion of, or concurrent enrollment in ANTH 125 and ENGL 836 or ENGL 847 or ESL 400, or Eligibility for ENGL 100 on an approved college English Placement Test and other measures as necessary, and READ 836, or ESL 400, with a minimum grade of C OR eligibility for 400-level Reading courses on approved college Reading Placement Test and other measures as necessary; and, MATH 811 or appropriate score on District math placement test and other measures as appropriate.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements:Area B3 - only if ANTH 125 is successfully completed prior to or concurrently with ANTH 126
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area B3 - only if ANTH 125 is successfully completed prior to or concurrently with ANTH 126), UC (IGETC Area 5C*)
C-ID: ANTH 115L