Anthropology | Human Variation
B370 | 0401 | Kaestle


Exploration of the differences among human groups and individuals in such
characteristics as physique, color, appearance, blood type, DNA, etc;
survey of theories accounting for these differences, including historical
influences of disease, environment, time and chance. Also discussed are
the implications of anthropological data and theories for current and
future human biological and social problems.  This is a lecture course
with a significant amount of reading from both textbook and research
articles, a midterm and final, and a 7-10 page research paper (exams and
paper each worth 1/3 of grade). Prerequisite: B200 or instructor's
permission.