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BSc, BEd (Anthropology Major) J/I - Ancient DNA

Anthropology 4419 Ancient DNA
An advanced study of ancient and degraded DNA. The course content covers the history of the field, including a history of methodological development. The course also covers critical aspects in the field of ancient DNA such as DNA damage and problems associated with its study, including authentication and verification of ancient and degraded DNA results, followed by literature and case studies pivotal to the field and its development.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s): One full course equivalent in Anthropology and one full course equivalent in Biology, or permission of the instructor
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type B: Social Sciences
  • Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences