May 26, 2018  
College Catalog 2017-2018 
    
College Catalog 2017-2018

BIO 343 - Human Origins (AN 343)

4.00 credits.
Human Origins will examine the fossil, molecular, and archaeological record of human evolution providing a comprehensive survey of our biological and behavioral changes from the earliest proposed hominins to modern Homo sapiens. Important topics to be covered include bipedalism, the changing ecology of the Plio-Pleistocene, tool use, hominin interactions with their changing environments, increased brain size and intelligence, social behaviors, symbolic behaviors such as language and art, and other significant bio-cultural adaptations. Fall semester.