Human Evolution

EvAnth 220

Prerequisites:  EvAnth 101 / 101D.  The fossil and archaeological evidence for human evolution.  This course provides an overview of evolutionary concepts necessary to interpret the hominin fossil evidence; a short overview of primate evolution; and a detailed treatment of hominin fossil material, from Australopithecus and early Homo, to Homo erectus and the transition into anatomically modern Homo sapiens.  It also gives special consideration to historical and current controversies.

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