Physical Anthropology and Human Evolution

SOC243

Study of the evidence of humanity's relationship to non-human primates, the general course of human evolution, the nature and causes of variation among contemporary populations, and how lessons from the evolutionary past might illuminate humanity's future. Emphasis on the biological basis of human nature and of the relative contributions that heredity, environment, and culture make to contemporary peoples. 3 Credits (3 Lecture) Prerequisite(s): ENL111. As needed.