ANTH 374 - Human Biological Variation

  • 3 credits
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This course explores the biological diversity of human populations. Throughout it will not only provide a means from which to scientifically understand human variation, but it will also deconstruct and analyze the concept of race and its fundamental impacts on human history, health, and diversity.

This course can be applied toward:


ANTH 120 (Human Origins and Variation) or BZ 101 (Humans and Other Animals) or BZ 110 (Principles of Animal Biology) or LIFE 102 (Attributes of Living Systems).

Textbooks and Materials

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.


  • Human Biological Variation, 2nd Ed. (2011)
    Mielke, James H., Konigsberg, Lyle W., and Relethford, John H.
    ISBN: 978-0195387407
  • Race: Are We So Different?, 1st Ed. (2012)
    Goodman, Alan H., Moses, Yolanda T., and Jones, Joseph L.
    ISBN: 978-0470657140