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ANTH 101 Human Origins

3 s.h.

This course is an introduction to the study of human origins and evolution. Topics include: historical views on human origins an evolution; the debate between human evolution and creation; methods for analyzing fossils and past environments; and the fossil and archaeological record of human evolution. The major focus is on the origins of primates and human ancestors, bipedalism, increased brain size, tool use and technology, language, geographic expansion, agriculture, and civilization. (LA, N2)

Cross-listed as ANTH 234.

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