ANT 207 Human Prehistory

3 Credit Hours • 45 Contact Hours (Lecture)

Prerequisite: CCR 092

Survey current archaeological and paleoanthropological knowledge of human prehistory from the earliest hominins to the civilizations of the Old and New Worlds. Explore the interrelatedness of biological and cultural attributes in earlier hominin evolution. Examine phylogenetic controversies such as the multiregional vs. replacement models on later hominin evolution. Analyze competing hypotheses concerning the Neolithic and Urban revolutions.