from the catalog: "Human ancestors, with an emphasis on prehistoric apes, apelike humans, the Neanderthals, and the Cro-Magnon people as revealed by research in physical anthropology. Prehistoric styles of life reconstructed by workers in prehistoric archaeology."

What kind of a thing are the human agents who constitute human societies and how did they get that way? In this course we will learn about the processes that have shaped and continue to shape human evolution by learning evolutionary theory, population genetics, and behavioral ecology.