Undergraduates can begin their study of human biology and health from an anthropological perspective through courses that provide background in key theories, concepts, and methods.
Biological anthropology courses
- 213 Human Origins
- GH 301/PH 390 International Public Health
- 306 Evolution of Life Histories
- 308 Global Health in Human History
- 310 Evolution and Culture
- 312 Human Population Biology
- 313 Anthropological Population Genetics
- 314 Human Growth and Development
- 315 Medical Anthropology
- 316 Forensic Anthropology
- 317 Human Evolution
- 362 Advanced Methods in Quantitative Analysis
- 386 Methods in Human Biology Research
- 401-1 Logic of Inquiry in Anthropology: Biological Anthropology
Concentration in Human Biology
Students majoring in Anthropology or Biological Sciences can complete the department’s Concentration in Human Biology. Through courses and opportunities for independent research, students in this concentration study human biology and health from a population, ecological, cross-cultural perspective.
Read about the concentration’s courses and requirements.
Original laboratory research
Advanced undergraduate students are encouraged to pursue their own research interests at the Laboratory for Human Biology Research. Work with lab directors to conduct original research that can be used as the bais for a senior thesis.