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College Catalog 2019-2020 
College Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AN 343 - Human Origins (BIO 343)

4.00 credits.
Examines 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 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.