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ANTH 101L - Physical Anthropology Lab

Unit(s): 1.00

Prerequisite/Corequisite: ANTH 101 or ANTH 101H
Advisory:It is advised that students be able to engage in written composition at a college level and be able to read college-level texts.
Transfers to: UC, CSU

This laboratory course, designed to complement the lecture course, is for students interested in expanding their knowledge of physical anthropology. Students are introduced to the methods, techniques, and procedures used in physical anthropology research, gaining practical experience by participating in lab activities and experiments using the scientific method. Lab exercises include an assessment of the forces that affect evolutionary change, the observation of primate behavior, the assessment of human variation, and the identification and classification of the skeletal features of humans, non-human primates, and human ancestors. Mendelian, molecular, and population genetics are also explored.

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3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

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