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AN2300 - Introduction to Physical Anthropology

Credits: 3

A scientific examination of humans as biological organisms. Surveys current research on evolutionary theory and principles; introductory Mendelian, molecular and population genetics; human biological adaptation and diversity; nonhuman primate biology and behavior; human and nonhuman fossil record. Humans are members of the Kingdom Animalia and the Order Primates and thus share many features with other animals, particularly the other Primates. This relationship is explored, both as to shared features and those which are unique to humans. Falls and Springs.