History, Method, and Theory in Biological Anthropology

GMS FA 790

This course will cover the theoretical and methodological principles of the major areas of biological anthropology. Initially focusing on the history of biological anthropology and evolutionary theory, the course will expand to cover skeletal biology, forensic anthropology, and contemporary human variation. The last section will address the philosophy of science and anthropology and practical issues such as presenting and publishing papers and preparing grant proposals. It is intended that this course provide students with a thorough understanding of the correlation between the developments of the discipline of biological anthropology, evolutionary theory, and the practice of forensic anthropology in the United States. 3 cr, Fall sem.

FALL 2014 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Bethard R 1:00 pm-3:50 pm 1st year
students
MED Campus

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