skip to main content


ANTH 151: Emerging Humanity (3 credits)

Course Description

This course is an introduction to human biological evolution and the archaeology of culture in the world prior to AD 1500. (3 hours lecture)

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe the human phylogenetic past, applying the theory of evolution to explain major morphological transitions of the lineage.
  • Discuss the relationship(s) among human biology, culture, and environment, both prehistoric and historic.
  • Demonstrate an appreciation for how anthropologists gather and use evidence about the past to describe human biological and cultural variation.

For transfer information within the UH system, visit the System Transfer page





Classes Offered