This course is an introduction to human biological evolution and the archaeology of culture in the world prior to AD 1500.
Student Learning Outcomes Are:
- Explain how archaeologists gather and use evidence about the past to describe human evolution, cultural change, and environmental relationships.
- Describe human evolution, applying the theory of natural selection to explain major morphological transitions of the lineage.
- Discuss the prehistoric and historic relationship(s) among human biology, culture, and environment and compare them to modern environmental challenges.