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2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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ANT 111 - Archaeology and Human Evolution


2015-2016 Catalog Year

This course introduces students to the vast and fascinating sweep of human biological and cultural evolution. The first half of the course addresses evolutionary theory and the evidence for human evolution derived from human genetics and biological diversity, primate behavior, and paleoanthropology. The second half presents archaeological theories and methods, and develops a narrative of cultural evolution from the earliest tool making, to the rise of the great ancient civilizations, to current issues in prehistory.

Offered: Fall, Spring
credit: 3



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