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Physical Anthropology

Department of Anthropology, Hunter College

The Physical Anthropology Minor introduces students to the study of human evolution, including human variation, paleontology, genetics, and primatology,  the Minor consists of 12 or more credits.  These must include ANTHP 105 Human Species (3 cr).  The remaining credits can be filled by any AN-P course.  Also, one (and only one) non-AN-P course from the follwoing list may count towards the minor.  In order to graduate with a Physical Anthropology Minor, students must earn a C grade or better in all the courses counted towards the minor.

Required course for the Minor:
ANTHP 105 (3 cr) and 8 or more credits from any of the folowing courses (only one non-AN-P may be used for the Physical Anthropology Minor):

AN-P Courses
AN-P 301 Human Fossil Record (3 cr)  prereq: AN-P 101, 102, or equiv.
AN-P 302 Human Genetics (3 cr) prereq: AN-P 101, 102, or BIOL 102
AN-P 310 Primate Ecology and Behavior (3 cr) prereq: AN-P 101, 102 or equiv.
AN-P 311 Primate Evolution (3 cr) prereq AN-P 101 or perm instr.
AN-P 312 Primate Evolutional Genetics (3 cr) prereq: AN-P 101 or AN-P 102 or BIOL 102
AN-P 316 Human Evolutionary Adaptations (3 cr) prereq: AN-P 101 or 102 or BIOL 100 or 102
AN-P 410 Seminars in Selected Topics (3cr) prereq: depends on topoic

Non-AN-P Courses
AN-C 126 Introduction to Prehistoric Archaelogy (3 cr)
BIOL 100 Principles of Biolgoy 1 (4.5 cr)
BIOL 120 Anatomy and Physiology 1 (4.5 cr)
GEOL 101 Fundamentals of Geology (4.5 cr)
PSYC 160 Evolution and Behavior (3 cr)

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