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ANTH 3322 – Human Adaptation

(3 credits – TG) 3 hours lecture

This course examines the processes involved in interpreting modern human diversity. Emphasis is placed on biological adaptive responses to particular environments and the cultural influences affecting human diversity. Topics include heat and cold stress, high and low altitude adaptations, skin colour, and physical structure of the human body.

Prerequisites: Anthropology 1103 and any one of 1101, 1102, or consent of the department.
Recommended Preparation: Anthropology 2229.