Jun 18, 2018  
2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog

ANT 210 - Origins of Human Behavior (Foundations F4c)


3-0-3

An introduction to the biological evolution of the human species and the archaeology of early peoples to better understand what it is to be human and why we behave the way we do. Topics include the relationship of humans to other primates; contemporary human variation; cultural achievements of early Homo sapiens. Emphasis on the adaptations, technologies, and institutions developed in the prehistoric past to meet the challenges of the natural and social environments and the application of this knowledge to contemporary global problems. Can count as an elective in the major or minor.

Counts as an elective in the major or minor.