University of Guelph 1997-98 Undergraduate Calendar

Course Description

75-470 Human Paleontology W(3-2)

This course examines the fossil evidence for human evolution. Discussion will focus on the functional and behavioral significance of important morphological changes within the hominid fossil record. In addition, central concepts in evolutionary biology will also be presented. Specific topics to be addressed include: speciation, and the recognition of species in the fossil records; models for hominid origins; the mechanics of bipedalism; the evolution of hominid craniofacial morphology; and the origin of modern humans. (Offered in even-numbered years.)

Prerequisites: 1 of 75-208, 92-209, 92-440.
Course Profile

1998-99 Undergraduate Calendar
[Table of Contents] [Index] [Glossary]
[Courses by Subject] [Courses by Name] [Awards by Category] [Awards by Name] [Calendar Search]

For general calendar inquiries contact:
Last revised: November 4, 1997.