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2024-2025 Collin College Catalog 
    
2024-2025 Collin College Catalog

ANTH 2401 - Physical Anthropology


Credits: 4
Lecture: The study of human origins and bio-cultural adaptations. Topics may include primatology, genetics, human variation, forensics, health, and ethics in the discipline. Lab: Includes demonstrations of the major principles of the lecture section. Additionally, we will analyze fossil replicas of our hominid relatives, and contemporary monkeys and apes to gain a better understanding of the biological and cultural adaptations that set modern humans apart from other hominids. We will also examine replicas of human bone to assess patterns of human variation and the impact of both biology and culture on human variation. Last, we will differentiate pathology and trauma in human remains.
Lab Required: Yes

Prerequisite(s): Meet TSI college-readiness standard for Reading and Writing; or equivalent.
Type of Course: Academic Transfer