Human Biological Variation


This course covers biological variation in humans at the genetic and physiological/anatomical levels from an evolutionary and ecological perspective. Specifically, we will discuss shared human evolutionary traits, how past population movement has influenced the current distribution of humans around the globe, the concept and science of ancestry, evolutionary adaptation in humans, developmental adaptation and acclimatization, accommodation, epigenetic variation, biocultural adaptation, and health. Recommended prerequisite: EVANTH101 or BIO202.
Curriculum Codes
  • NS
Typically Offered
Fall Only