ESP 105

Course Title: 
Evolution of Societies and Cultures

Lecture—3 hours; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: Anthropology 1 or 2 or course 30 or Evolution and Ecology 100 or Biological Sciences 101. Interdisciplinary study of social and cultural evolution in humans. Culture as a system of inheritance, psychology of cultural learning, culture as an adaptive system, evolution of maladaptations, evolution of technology and institutions, evolutionary transitions in human history, coevolution of genetic and cultural variation. Only 2 units of credit to students who have completed course 101 or Anthropology 101 prior to fall 2004. GE credit: SocSci, Wrt | QL, SS, WC, WE.

This course is not offered on a regular basis.

Same course as Anthropology 105