Master of Science in Human Paleobiology

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The following requirements must be fulfilled:
The general requirements stated under Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, Graduate Programs.

36 credits, including:


HOMP 6202

Lab Techniques: Paleoanthro


ANTH 6413

Analytical Methods in Human Evolutionary Studies


Three of the following:


HOMP 6201

Hominid Paleobiology


ANTH 3411



ANTH 6491

Topics in Biological Anthropology


ANTH 6801

Paleolithic Archaeology


6 credits of thesis:


HOMP 6998

Thesis Research


HOMP 6999

Thesis Research


Two additional laboratory or field research courses in different disciplines.



Electives selected in consultation with the faculty from a list of relevant courses in Anatomy, Anthropology, Biological Sciences, Geography, Geological Sciences, Human Paleobiology, Psychology, and Speech and Hearing Science, or relevant courses from the Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area.