Human Biological Variation, Adaptations and Health
This course is an introduction to the study of human variation within a biocultural and health framework. The course examines genetics, geographic distribution of human traits, growth and development, sexually linked variation, physiological adaptations to the environment, aging, demography, epidemiological anthropology, and applied biological anthropology. Integrated laboratory sessions familiarize students with the research methods and techniques in this area of study. Prereq.: Minimum 18 university credits or permission of the instructor. (lec 2, lab 1) 3 cr.