Human Variation and Adaptation

Course Type: 
ATH
Code: 
3320
Level: 
Undergraduate
Credit Hours: 
3
Schedule Type: 
Lecture
Description: 

An exploration of biological variation in contemporary human populations and an examination of the genetic, physical, and cultural foundations of human biological diversity. Reviews selected population adaptations to specific environmental conditions. Emphasis on the interaction of biology and culture in human variation and adaptation. Considers the link between human variation science and U.S. society and culture.