ANT 432 - Evidence of Human Evolution

A hands-on examination of the fossil evidence of human evolution. Topics include the skeletal anatomy of modern humans and great apes and the fossil evidence of early hominids including Orrorin, Sahelanthropus, Ardipithecus, Australopithecus, early Homo, Homo erectus, Homo neanderthalensis and Homo sapiens. Recent discoveries and controversies in paleoanthropology are highlighted.

Prerequisite(s): ANT 102.

4 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2015