ANTH 151: Emerging Humanity

Credits 3 Lecture Hours 3

This course is an introduction to human biological evolution and the archaeology of culture in the world prior to AD 1500.

Course Outcomes
  • 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.