Physical and Biological Anthropology Major

Description: A program that focuses on the application of the biological sciences and anthropology to the study of the adaptations, variability, and the evolution of human beings and their living and fossil relatives. Includes instructions in anthropology, human and mammalian anatomy, cell biology, paleontology, human culture and behavior, neuroscience, forensic anthropology, anatomical reconstruction, comparative anatomy, and laboratory science and methods. Is Physical and Biological Anthropology the right major for you?
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Physical and Biological Anthropology Major

What Courses Do Physical and Biological Anthropology Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Physical and Biological Anthropology majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

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