ANTH 125 - Physical Anthropology

Credit Hours: 3

Physical Anthropology is the subfield within Anthropology that focuses on the biological side of human existence. Among course topics are human biological evolution as understood from fossils of Neanderthals and other pre-modern humans, the development of related human behavior, such as tool use, medical and forensic anthropology, epigenetics and other aspects of human genetics, the physiology and behavior of chimpanzees and our other primate relatives, race, and the physiological similarities and differences among modern peoples.

General Education Fulfillment: Cultural Analysis and Interpretation