AN 101 - Biological Anthropology
Credit Hours: 3
An examination of the development of the human species using theories of physical anthropology including evolution and adaptation, comparison with non-human primates, changes in the human fossil record, modern human variation, and evolutionary medicine.
Fulfills SUNY General Education -- Social Sciences.
Upon completion of this course, the student will:
- be able to state current Anthropological theory as it relates to the evolution of human species;
- demonstrate an understanding of the processes of evolution, species change and adaptation in primate species, including humans;
- discuss the relevance of primate comparisons in understanding human instinctual and social behavior;
- explain the current structural and organizational framework of the human fossil record; and
- demonstrate insight into the diversity and variation of human beings as products of adaptation to environment and evolution.
F/S (C, N, S)