Jun 18, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Academic Catalog
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BIO 340 - Human Origins


(5-0-5)

Prerequisites: BIO 112  or BIO 101  

This course will cover the biological and cultural changes in human evolutionary lineage. The study of humans will be addressed from the evolutionary theory-considering nonhuman primates as models and interpreting the Miocene, Pliocene, Pleistocene, and Holocene fossil record, in addition to the archaeological remains associate with some of the species of these geological epochs. Emphasis will be placed on the Australopithecus and Homo genus. 



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