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Faculty of Arts and SciencesHuman Evolutionary BiologyNeil Roach
TermDay and TimeLocation
Spring 2018-2019  (show academic calendar)TuTh   1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.Harvard Hall 104 (FAS)
4  (show credit conversion for other schools)
Credit Level
Graduate and Undergraduate

How does the human body function? How do our organs develop and grow? Why did we evolve this strange bipedal form? This course explores human anatomy, with an emphasis on the function, structure and evolution of the muscular, skeletal, nervous, circulatory, digestive and reproductive systems. Lectures are combined with small laboratory learning experiences and visits to the Harvard Medical School to study human cadavers.

Recommended: Life Sciences 2 recommended, but not required

This course fulfills the anatomy/physiology concentration requirement for Human Evolutionary Biology

Exam Group

Cross Registration
Eligible for cross-registration
With permission of instructor/subject to availability

MIT students please cross register from MIT's Add/Drop application.