Courses Catalogue

Evolution

COURSE CODE: ANA 3103
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Human Anatomy, B.Sc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: Faculty of Biomedical Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

1.      DETAILED COURSE CONTENT:

1)      Human fossil record (5 LH)

Modern human variation

Interaction of humans within their environment

Adaptation and primate studies

2)      Issues in Human Evolutionary Theory (5 LH)

Evolutionary mechanisms

Human behaviour (primarily human sexual behaviours) from an evolutionary perspective

Biological nature of human behaviour

3)      Fossil Evidence for Human Evolution (4 LH)

Evolution and Human Nature

Principles of evolutionary

Evolutionary Genetics and Conservation

Evolution and Revolution in the Modern World

4)      Forensic evolution (1 LH)

5)      Practical 30 hours

2.      TEACHING AND LEARNING METHODS:

1)      Lectures

2)      Tutorials

3.      TEACHING AND LEARNING MATERIALS:

1)      Whiteboards & markers

2)      Laptop computers

3)      LCD projectors

4)      Posters

5)      Computer simulation