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Fundamentals of Biological Anthropology I
This course will introduce students to fundamentals of biological anthropology. It will begin with defining and using the scientific method and a discussion on the origin of evolutionary thought. This will be followed by a discussion of the gene and mutation and the relationship between genotype and phenotype. Mechanisms of evolution will be covered (gene flow, genetic drift and natural selection) and survey the field of human adaption and the ways in which evolutionary forces mold populations will be covered.
Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1
Available only to students in the Arts and Contemporary Studies program.
Mentioned in the Following Calendar Pages
*List may not include courses that are on a common table shared between programs.
- Arts and Contemporary Studies Professional Table I
- BLG 233 - Biological Anthropology II