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ANTH 301 Biological Anthropology Laboratory

Units: 1

Hours: 54 hours LAB

Prerequisite: None.

Corequisite: ANTH 300

Advisory: MATH 100, or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.

Transferable: CSU; UC

CID: C-ID ANTH 115L

This course is an introductory laboratory course designed to provide students with an opportunity to become familiar with the methods of the science of biological anthropology while investigating topics in laboratory and field situations. Topics covered in the course are: the scientific method, sources of biological variation and forces of evolution, human osteology (bone identification), human variation, taxonomy and comparative osteology of the primates, comparative behavior, and the fossil evidence for human evolution. A field trip to the local zoo will be included. This course is designed as a companion course to Anthropology 300 - Biological Anthropology.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

ARTICULATE GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY, ANTHROPOLOGY AND GENERAL SCIENCE AS THEY RELATE TO PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY.(SLO 1)