Required Text: Human Evolution, by Bernard Campbell, 4th edition 1998, Aldine DeGruyter, New York Biological Anthropology Nat'l Geo
SPRING RECESS: March 6-13, 2016 NO CLASSES
TOPIC READING ASSIGNMENT
I. Introduction: Genetics and Natural Selection Chapters 1, 2
II. Classification, Origins and Evolution of the Primates Chapters 3,4
III. Functional Anatomy and Locomotion Chapters 6, 7, 8, 9 UPRIGHT
MIDTERM EXAM: Tuesday February 23, 2016
IV. Hominid Paleontology Chapters 5, 13 NEANDERTHALS
V. "Race" and Human Adaptation Chapter 13 JOURNEY and TIME FORGOT
VI.Primate Behavior Chapters 10, 11, 12 ALMOST HUMAN
FINAL EXAM: Saturday April 30, 2016 2:00-3:50 P.M.
These reading assignments are the only ones required for this course. For additional materials, it is recommended that you consult the bibliographies at the end of each chapter. The assignments should be read enough in advance to allow for intelligent participation in class discussions/recitation. Reading material will not be covered per se unless brought up in discussion.