2010-11 Catalog

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Offering Description

Out of Africa

Fall quarter

Faculty: Dennis Hibbert

Fields of Study: geology

Fall: CRN (Credit) Level 10176 (4) So - Sr  

Credits: 4(F)

Class Standing: Sophomore - Senior

Offered During: Weekend


We will examine the spread of our species out of Africa into South and Southeast Asia, Australia, New Guinea, Europe, the Americas, and the Pacific, which began perhaps 80,000 years ago. We will draw on evidence from archaeology, palaeobotany, ice-age geology, and molecular genetics, paying particular attention to how that evidence is gathered and interpreted.

Maximum Enrollment: 24

Advertised Schedule: 9a-1p Sat

Upper Division Science Credit: upper division science

Campus Location: Olympia

Online Learning: No Required Online Learning

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