Our textbook is:
Understanding Humans: Introduction to Physical Anthropology and Archaeology, by Lewis, Jurmain, and Kilgore (Cengage, 10th ed., 2010).
A copy of the textbook is on reserve in Huie Library.
Brief schedule of topics:
Week 1: An introduction to Anthropology.
Weeks 2, 3, and 4: Principles of biological evolution. Primates.
First midterm exam: February 16th.
Weeks 6, 7, 8, and 9: Methods for understanding the past. Human evolution through Neandertals.
Second midterm exam: March 15th.
Weeks 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15: The archeology of modern humans. Origins of domestication. Civilization in the ancient Near East and Mesoamerica.
Final exam: Tuesday, May 8th, 10am-noon.