Sara L. Wyckoff
BIO A 201
Evolution and adaptation of the human species. Evidence from fossil record and living populations of monkeys, apes, and humans. Interrelationships between human physical and cultural variation and environment; role of natural selection in shaping our evolutionary past, present, and future. Offered: AWSpS.
We will explore the principles of evolution as they apply to the evolution of primates and humans.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
Lecture, discussions, readings, some hands on bone labs
Learn the vocabulary associated with the theory of evolution and think in patterns.
Class assignments and grading
Primarily readings. One trip to the zoo.
I grade on a point scale, not a curve.