Anthro 1 Saddleback syllabus_Summer 2009 (2)

Anthro 1 Saddleback syllabus_Summer 2009 (2) - Anthropology...

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Anthropology 1 Biological Anthropology Syllabus – Summer 2009 Saddleback College Instructor : Meredith Montagne Email : [email protected] Voicemail: (949) 528-4900 ext 3086 Ticket: 11835 Class Meeting: MW 7:50am – 11:50am Room: BGS 340 Final Exam : Wednesday, August 12 th , 7:50am – 11:50am Required Text : Stanford, C., Allen, J.S., and Anton, S.C. (2008) Exploring Biological Anthropology: The Essentials . New Jersey: Pearson/Prentice Hall Publishing. Course Description : This course will utilize an evolutionary perspective to examine the basic concepts within the subfield of Biological Anthropology. The topics include genetics, evolutionary theory, primate behavior and morphology, hominid evolution, and human variation. Course Prerequisite : None Objectives : Upon completion of this course, the student should be able to: Apply basic concepts of genetics Solve problems regarding Mendelian inheritance Identify the evolutionary significance of nonhuman primate behavior and morphology Demonstrate knowledge of nonhuman primate and human evolution as evidenced by the fossil record Identify characteristics on the fossil casts that have evolutionary significance Demonstrate knowledge for human variation through an evolutionary perspective. Course Requirements : Reading assignments are expected to be completed prior to the start of each class session. The assigned chapters are chosen to complement lecture material; therefore, reading the assigned material will assist in your understanding of the topics presented and promote class discussion. Exam questions could range from multiple choice, true/false, matching, or short answer/ essays. Questions will be based on material from assigned readings, class lectures and discussions, and films/videos shown in class. Short answer/essays should answer the question asked in a clear and concise manner in order to obtain full credit. During the exams, cell phones and other electronic devices must be turned off. Do not ask to be
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