BIO A 388
First of a two-part series. Evolution of human anatomy and behavior as adaptations to changing environments. Human fossils: their geological context, age, ecological setting used to reconstruct the evolution of our species during the last six million years of earth history. Prerequisite: either BIO A 201 or BIOL 180.
This class will be taught in Winter 2011 and is a part of the new paleobiology minor.
Student learning goals
in-depth understanding of the fossil record of human evolution
ability to draw conclusions regarding human ancestors across time and space
General method of instruction
weekly lectures and labs
Make sure to have completed BIO A 201 (or BIOL 180) before the class begins.
Class assignments and grading