Prerequisites: 12:284 or permission of Instructor. (formerly 68:382)

This course will examine the historical development of physical anthropology from its roots in the natural sciences, anatomy and medicine. Concepts of race and evolution will be discussed as well as historical trends and biases that influence the practice of physical anthropology today.

3 lecture hours per week , one term

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 12:483 in the BU Course Transfer Database.