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Winter Term 2018 TOP: HUMAN BIOLOGY OF INFANCY - 1294 - ANTH 540

Prerequisites/Notes: ANTH 140 and one other course in anthropology; or BIOL 150 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. May be repeated when topic is different.

Topic for Winter 2018: Human Biology of Infancy
This course will adopt a comparative and evolutionary approach to the study of the period from birth through weaning in Homo sapiens. Our principle goals will be a) identifying features that are unique to our species, b) discussing evidence for when and why they came about during the course of hominin evolution, and c) analyzing their implications for understanding human nature and human welfare in the 21st century.



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


Term

Winter Term 2018

Instructors

Mark Jenike

Course

ANTH 540

Grade Mode

Standard

Title

TOP: HUMAN BIOLOGY OF INFANCY

Final Exam

Monday, Mar 12, 2018 03:00 p.m. - 05:30 p.m.

CRN

1294

Status

Active

Class Time

03:10-04:20 MWF BRIG 326

Start-End Date

Jan 03, 2018-Mar 12, 2018

Campus

Appleton Main Campus

Units

6

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