Course No. SNS 381 Credits: 3.0
Faculty Diane Lichtenstein
The anthropological study of human evolution, from human origins through the formation of major early civilizations. Course emphasis is on understanding the changing nature of the relationship between human biology, the environment and adaptation of culture as a way of life. Slides and films help describe archaeological sites and the paleoanthropological theories and methods used in studying human prehistory. $10 course fee required which allows for a course visit to the Cleveland Museum of Natural History's Hamann-Todd Osteological Collection. This is one of the world's largest and most thoroughly documented collections of primate skeletons, with all major groups represented including humans, apes, prosimians, and New and Old World monkeys.
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