Physical/Biological Anthropology

We are concerned with the fundamental questions of what it means to be human and how we became human. We strive to draw upon data from many fields to provide scientific answers to those questions. We delve into the nature of the scientific process that continuously refines our ideas with new information and new insights that add to their accuracy. We draw from debates and discourses in a challenging process know more about the ultimate intelligence test for our species is to understand ourselves. In the process we provide students with an opportunity to understand the history of our species and our planet as well as the physical processes that have shaped our landscape and the biological processes that has shaped our lives.


Below are courses offered:

  • NAF 600 Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Anthropology                 
  • NAF601 Anthropological Theory                                                                           
  • NAF602 Social Science Research Methods                                                            
  • NAF603 Statistics for Social Sciences
  • NAF642 Palaeoanthropology                                                         
  • NAF643 Primate Socioecology                                                                                
  • NAF644 Advanced Human Evolution                                                                  
  • NAF645 Genetics and Society                                                                                 
  • NAF646 Population Genetics                                                                                              
  • NAF647 Genetics Counselling                                                                                
  • NAF648 Human Skeletal and Dental Biology                                                       
  • NAF649 Nutrition and Population Health Assessment                                        
  • NAF650 Human Growth and Constitution                                                                       
  • NAF651 Human Genetics and Biochemical Anthropology        



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