ANTH 3425 Human Evolutionary Anatomy: An Anthropological Approach

3 lecture hours, 4 laboratory hours; 5 credits

Affords students the unique opportunity to view both cadaveric material at Mount Sinai School of Medicine (MSSM) or SUNY Downstate and learn about new and powerful technological imaging (CT, MR, laparoscopic viewing) that allow visualizations of the body previously unavailable. Labs and lectures emphasize a system-based introduction to human anatomy and consideration of its evolutionary context; emphasis on visible organs and their relationship to the skeleton; consideration of the skeletal evidence for human anatomical evolution. (Not open to students who have taken Physical Education and Exercise Science/Kinesiollogy 3275.)

Prerequisite or corequisite: any one of the following: Anthropology 1002, 2200, 1200, 3230, 3240, 3250, 3260; or Biology 1001, 1080; or permission of instructor.


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