Natural History of Humans: The Evolution of our Anatomy, Physiology and Behavior

EVANTH180

What it means to be human. The fundamental mechanism of evolution with a specific emphasis on the interplay of environmental and genetic factors. The unique characters of human beings including our anatomy, art, tool-making, burial, and eventual control of the environment and how those features came to be. Modern human biological variation as it relates to global health and discussion of biological aspects of race. Course intended for non-majors. One course. 

Curriculum Codes: 
NS, STS