Oct 01, 2022  
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2020-21 
    
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2020-21 [Archived Catalog]

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ANTH 5730 - Human Evolution


This course is designed to explore issues surrounding the evolution of humans, human ancestors and their close relatives, focusing on how selective pressures have shaped the evolutionary heritage of hominins.

Requisites:
Credit Hours: 4
Repeat/Retake Information: May not be retaken.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 4.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • A better understanding of evolutionary theory and how evolution impacts hominin populations.
  • A better understanding of the issues surrounding human evolution & the science behind reconstructions of hominin behavior.
  • The ability to synthesize evolutionary theory, fossil and geological data, and common perceptions of human evolution into a cognizant understanding
  • The tools needed to discuss human evolution at a high level in academic and non-academic settings.



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