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Winter Term 2015 TOP: FOSSIL HUMANS - 1326 - ANTH 540
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Prerequisites/Notes: ANTH 140 and one other course in anthropology; or BIOL 140 and instructor's consent; and junior or senior standing

Catalog Description : An examination of a particular topic in contemporary biological anthropological research. The specific topic investigated changes each year. Students are expected to carry out independent research on the topic, either through a review of relevant literature or through field or laboratory work.

Topic for Winter 2015: Fossil Humans
This advanced seminar studies the current evidence about human evolutionary history. Students will critically read and workshop scientific literature of hominin evolution while examining fossil casts. This course covers all widely recognized fossil species starting from the earliest dated controversial hominin finds. Other topics include paleoanthropological methods, models for the evolution of bipedalism, paradigms in paleoanthropology, and professional politics that inform research and analyses.



Attributes: Social Science Div GER (01cr), BM Social Science (01cr), Advanced Course


Term

Winter Term 2015

Instructors

Daniel J. Proctor

Course

ANTH 540

Grade Mode

Standard

Title

TOP: FOSSIL HUMANS

Final Exam

Tuesday, Mar 17, 2015 11:30 a.m. - 02:00 p.m.

CRN

1326

Status

Active

Class Time

09:00-10:50 TR BRIG 326

Start-End Date

Jan 05, 2015-Mar 18, 2015

Campus

Appleton Main Campus

Units

6

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