Survey and investigation of the basic processes of evolution and their application to the development of modern humans. Impact of natural selection and genetics on development of new species. Evolutionary processes behind the physical and behavioral development of primates. History of the human lineage by reconstructing the fossil record, using investigations by paleoanthropologists, geologists, biologists, and archaeologists. Relationship between contemporary biology and behavior, facilitating an understanding of the effect of them upon future humankind.
Not open to students with credit in ANTH 1H.
- Hours: 4 hours lecture per week. 48 hours total per quarter. (48 hours total per quarter.)
- Foothill GE Area:Natural Sciences
CSU and UC
Information regarding how this course is applied toward CSU GE/Breadth or IGETC certification is available at:
Foothill Transfer GE Guide
For more information about the online anthropology degree, see foothill.edu/onlinelearning/students/aa_courses/aa_anthropology.html