Level: Freshman & Sophomore, though I have had plenty of upperclassmen
Description: This course will provide you with broad background in the field of biological anthropology with a focus on human evolution. The course is divided into 4 primary sections. 1) we will discuss the history and development of evolutionary theory and cover basic genetics. 2) we will focus on living non-human primates, their morphology, behavior and ecology. 3) we will focus on the fossil record to understand human evolution. 4) we will examine modern human dispersal, variation, and current topics in biological anthropology.
Fundamentals Fall 2022 Syllabus FINAL (not textbook)
Fundamentals Spring 2022 Syllabus (also no textbook)