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Anthropology 3139 Molecular Anthropology
Molecular Anthropology or Human Population Biology is the biological study of peoples from around the world. This course addresses the methods applied to the molecular study of humans in human evolution, human diversity, population movements and forensic identification. This course emphasizes the appropriate ways of engaging communities, families and individuals to establish a research partnership, especially important in Canada with Indigenous communities. It combines the communities’ knowledge of their own history and diversity within the research question of population biology. It also covers aspects of the legal rights of individuals in a forensic investigation.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s):

Anthropology 3138 or permission of the Chair of the Department of Anthropology

Cross-List(s): Biology 3139
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type B: Social Sciences
  • Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences