2017-2018 College Catalog 
    Aug 17, 2018  
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


3 Units 3 hours lecture
Transfers: CSU, UC
An introduction to the study of human evolution and human variation. Topics include the scientific method, evolutionary theory, molecular and Mendelian genetics, population genetics and the forces of evolution, primate anatomy and behavior, the fossil and genetic evidence for human evolution, and modern human variation and biocultural adaptations. This honors course in enriched by limited class size, seminar format, an extensive research project, and an academic poster presentation. Letter grade only. Credit for either 1 or 1H, but not both. The supplemental laboratory class may be taken concurrently or within one year of completion of the lecture course.