University General Course Catalog 2022-2023 
    Jan 27, 2023  
University General Course Catalog 2022-2023
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ANTH 704 - Graduate Seminar in Physical Anthropology

(3 units)
Selected reading and discussion of topics in physical anthropology. 

Maximum units a student may earn: 6

Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing in Anthropology.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. demonstrate understanding of a key area of research within biological anthropology based on readings and critical writing assignments.
2. critically evaluate elements of the modern synthetic theory of evolution and determine how these apply to resolving specific problems in physical anthropology.
3. evaluate controversies in physical anthropology and determine how problems in historical science can be assessed through multiple lines of evidence, including genetics, skeletal and dental anatomy, and nonhuman primate behavior.

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