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ANTH 676 - Human Variation

(3 units)
Surveys biological variation within and between human populations from a biocultural approach, examining biological, environmental, and cultural factors shaping observed differences among individuals and populations.

Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall - Odd Years
Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course:
1. Students will be able to critically evaluate population differences from an anthropological perspective, orally and in writing.
2. Students will be able to describe, verbally and in writing, the biocultural factors that contribute to human variation.
3. Students will be able to discuss unique population histories that have affected modern human variation, verbally and in writing.
4. Students will be able to discuss unique population histories that have affected modern human variation, verbally and in writing.
5. Students will be able to explain the diversity of the human form and how culture and biology interact, verbally and in writing.
6. Students will be able to describe, orally and in writing, the selective forces influencing human variation and the distribution of traits over space and time.
7. Students will be able to critically evaluate the effects of population history and structure on the pattern of human variation.
8. Students will be able to explain foundational concepts of biological anthropology, and specifically ones central to human variation.


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