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Biological Anthropology

Certificate

Program Requirements

Students complete at least 27 units as set out below, with a minimum 2.25 GPA calculated on grades in the certificate program courses.

Core Requirements

All of

ARCH 131 - Human Origins (3)

A non-technical survey of the primate background of humans, fossil primates, and fossil humans, and the associated evidence of cultural development. An introduction to physical anthropology. Breadth-Social Sci/Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
D100 Dennis Sandgathe
Mo 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
DFA 300, Burnaby
D900 Dennis Sandgathe
We 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SUR 5280, Surrey
ARCH 373 - Human Osteology (5) *

A detailed study of the human skeleton with emphasis on lab and field techniques. Prerequisite: ARCH 131.

and one of

BISC 101 - General Biology (4)

An introduction to the biochemical and physiological mechanisms of living organisms. Topics covered include cell structure and function, DNA replication and the flow of genetic information, enzyme function, metabolism and physiology of microorganisms, plants, and animals. Prerequisite: High school biology 12 (or equivalent) with a C grade or better, or BISC 100 with C- or better, or BISC 113 with C+ or better, or HSCI 100 with C+ or better. Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Kevin Lam
Peter Hollmann
Zamir Punja
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
Th 9:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SSCC 9001, Burnaby
SSCC 9001, Burnaby
D101 Peter Hollmann
Tu 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCB 8206, Burnaby
RCB 7102, Burnaby
D102 Peter Hollmann
Tu 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SSCB 8210, Burnaby
RCB 7100, Burnaby
D103 Peter Hollmann
Tu 1:30 PM – 3:20 PM
Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SSCB 8206, Burnaby
RCB 6101, Burnaby
D104 Peter Hollmann
Tu 1:30 PM – 3:20 PM
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SSCB 8210, Burnaby
RCB 6101, Burnaby
D105 Peter Hollmann
Tu 3:30 PM – 5:20 PM
Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SSCB 8206, Burnaby
AQ 4125, Burnaby
D106 Peter Hollmann
Tu 3:30 PM – 5:20 PM
Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSCB 8210, Burnaby
AQ 4125, Burnaby
D107 Peter Hollmann
We 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCB 8206, Burnaby
RCB 6101, Burnaby
D108 Peter Hollmann
We 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SSCB 8210, Burnaby
RCB 7102, Burnaby
D109 Peter Hollmann
We 1:30 PM – 3:20 PM
Fr 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SSCB 8206, Burnaby
RCB 7102, Burnaby
D110 Peter Hollmann
We 1:30 PM – 3:20 PM
Fr 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SSCB 8210, Burnaby
RCB 7100, Burnaby
D111 Peter Hollmann
We 3:30 PM – 5:20 PM
Fr 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SSCB 8206, Burnaby
RCB 7102, Burnaby
D112 Peter Hollmann
We 3:30 PM – 5:20 PM
Fr 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSCB 8210, Burnaby
RCB 5125, Burnaby
D113 Peter Hollmann
Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
Th 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5014, Burnaby
SSCB 8206, Burnaby
D114 Peter Hollmann
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
Th 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
WMC 2531, Burnaby
SSCB 8210, Burnaby
D115 Peter Hollmann
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
Th 1:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5016, Burnaby
SSCB 8206, Burnaby
D116 Peter Hollmann
Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
Th 1:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5004, Burnaby
SSCB 8210, Burnaby
BISC 102 - General Biology (4)

Survey of the diversity of life, and its evolutionary history on earth. The student is introduced to the study of genetics, development, and evolution, giving an overview of how these processes interact to produce form and function. Also included are principles of behavior and ecological relationships of organisms to each other and their environment. Prerequisite: High school biology 12 (or equivalent) with a C grade or better, or BISC 100 with C- or better, or BISC 113 with C+ or better, or HSCI 100 with C+ or better. Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Ronald Ydenberg
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
DFA 300, Burnaby
SSCC 9001, Burnaby
D101 Erin Barley
Tu 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
AQ 5049, Burnaby
D102 Erin Barley
Tu 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
RCB 5125, Burnaby
D103 Erin Barley
Tu 1:30 PM – 4:20 PM
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
RCB 7101, Burnaby
D104 Erin Barley
Tu 1:30 PM – 4:20 PM
Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
AQ 5049, Burnaby
D105 Onkar Bains
We 8:30 AM – 11:20 AM
Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
AQ 5050, Burnaby
D106 Onkar Bains
We 8:30 AM – 11:20 AM
Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
AQ 5048, Burnaby
D107 Onkar Bains
We 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
AQ 5014, Burnaby
D108 Onkar Bains
We 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
Fr 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
AQ 5047, Burnaby
D109
We 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
Fr 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
AQ 5035, Burnaby
D110
We 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
Fr 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
AQ 5036, Burnaby
D111
Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
Th 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5049, Burnaby
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
D112
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
Th 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5049, Burnaby
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
D113 Onkar Bains
Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
Th 1:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 3531, Burnaby
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
D114 Onkar Bains
Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
Th 1:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 2268, Burnaby
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
D115
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
Fr 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
BLU 11901, Burnaby
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
D116
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
Fr 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
BLU 10901, Burnaby
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
D200 Ivona Mladenovic
We, Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SUR 2600, Surrey
D201
Mo 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
SUR 2990, Surrey
D202
Mo 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SUR 2990, Surrey
D203
Mo 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 2990, Surrey
D204
Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
SUR 2710, Surrey
D205
Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SUR 2995, Surrey
D206
Fr 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SUR 2710, Surrey
LAS1 Ivona Mladenovic
Tu 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 2960, Surrey
LAS2 Ivona Mladenovic
Tu 12:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SUR 2960, Surrey
LAS3 Ivona Mladenovic
Tu 3:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SUR 2960, Surrey

and one of

ARCH 376 - Quantitative Methods in Archaeology (5)

Theory, method, and operation of the application of statistical techniques to the description, classification, analysis, and interpretation of archaeological data. Prerequisite: ARCH 201, and any one of ARCH 285, GEOG 251, PSYC 210, STAT 101, STAT 201, or STAT 203. Quantitative.

STAT 305 - Introduction to Biostatistical Methods for Health Sciences (3)

Intermediate statistical techniques for the health sciences. Review of introductory concepts in statistics and probability including hypothesis testing, estimation and confidence intervals for means and proportions. Contingency tables and the analysis of multiple 2x2 tables. Correlation and regression. Multiple regression and model selection. Logistic regression and odds ratios. Basic concepts in survival analysis. Prerequisite: Any STAT course (except STAT 100), or BUEC 232, or ARCH 376. Statistics major and honors students may not use this course to satisfy the required number of elective units of upper division statistics. However, they may include the course to satisfy the total number of required units of upper division credit. Quantitative.

and three of

ARCH 322 - Special Topics in Biological Anthropology I (3)

Select topics relating to biological anthropology. Prerequisite: ARCH 131.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
E100 Birute Galdikas
Tu 5:30 PM – 8:20 PM
EDB 9643, Burnaby
ARCH 323 - Special Topics in Bioanthropology II (3)

Select topics relating to biological anthropology. Prerequisite: ARCH 131 or any lower division biology course.

ARCH 344 - Primate Behaviour (3)

The evolution of the primate order and the ecology and behavior characterizing the different grades of primates: prosimians, monkeys, and apes. Current trends in interpreting primate behavior are emphasized. Prerequisite: ARCH 131 or any lower division biology course. Students with credit for ARCH 333 Special Topics in Archaeology II: Primate Behaviour may not take this course for further credit.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
E100 Birute Galdikas
We 5:30 PM – 8:20 PM
WMC 3210, Burnaby
ARCH 383 - Molecular Bioarchaeology (3)

Introduces molecular biology techniques used to analyze DNA to address archaeological questions and applications to degraded DNA samples for forensic identification of human remains and conservation of endangered species. Prerequisite: ARCH 131 or 201.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Dongya Yang
We 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 2503, Burnaby
ARCH 385 - Paleoanthropology (5)

The relationship between culture and biology in prehistoric human evolution. The recognition and critical evaluation of the significance of the similarities and differences among fossil human types. Prerequisite: ARCH 131 and 272/272W.

ARCH 452 - Introduction to Paleopathology (5)

Introduces the study of ancient and historic diseases in humans and animals as expressed in bones, teeth, mummified remains, art, and historical documents. Provides an essential foundation for differential diagnosis in skeletal biology and forensic osteology. Prerequisite: ARCH 373. Students who have taken ARCH 332 under this topic may not take this course for further credit.

* With a minimum grade of B.

Additional Course

Students must complete one additional course from the list below

ARCH 322 - Special Topics in Biological Anthropology I (3) **

Select topics relating to biological anthropology. Prerequisite: ARCH 131.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
E100 Birute Galdikas
Tu 5:30 PM – 8:20 PM
EDB 9643, Burnaby
ARCH 323 - Special Topics in Bioanthropology II (3) **

Select topics relating to biological anthropology. Prerequisite: ARCH 131 or any lower division biology course.

ARCH 344 - Primate Behaviour (3) **

The evolution of the primate order and the ecology and behavior characterizing the different grades of primates: prosimians, monkeys, and apes. Current trends in interpreting primate behavior are emphasized. Prerequisite: ARCH 131 or any lower division biology course. Students with credit for ARCH 333 Special Topics in Archaeology II: Primate Behaviour may not take this course for further credit.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
E100 Birute Galdikas
We 5:30 PM – 8:20 PM
WMC 3210, Burnaby
ARCH 383 - Molecular Bioarchaeology (3) **

Introduces molecular biology techniques used to analyze DNA to address archaeological questions and applications to degraded DNA samples for forensic identification of human remains and conservation of endangered species. Prerequisite: ARCH 131 or 201.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Dongya Yang
We 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 2503, Burnaby
ARCH 385 - Paleoanthropology (5)

The relationship between culture and biology in prehistoric human evolution. The recognition and critical evaluation of the significance of the similarities and differences among fossil human types. Prerequisite: ARCH 131 and 272/272W.

ARCH 435 - Field Work Practicum (6) +

A practical application of the background knowledge and specific techniques of ARCH 433 and 434. It takes place in a research oriented field excavation. Evaluation of student performance is based upon assessments of efficiency and accuracy of excavation techniques/recording procedures, and upon the student's overall contribution to the smooth functioning of the team. Students may repeat this course for credit when the field project is different. Prerequisite: ARCH 372 and permission of the Department. Normally taken concurrently with ARCH 433 and 434.

ARCH 442 - Forensic Anthropology (5)

Current techniques in identification of recent human skeletal remains. Prerequisite: ARCH 373.

ARCH 452 - Introduction to Paleopathology (5) **

Introduces the study of ancient and historic diseases in humans and animals as expressed in bones, teeth, mummified remains, art, and historical documents. Provides an essential foundation for differential diagnosis in skeletal biology and forensic osteology. Prerequisite: ARCH 373. Students who have taken ARCH 332 under this topic may not take this course for further credit.

BISC 202 - Genetics (3)

Principles and concepts of the transmission of genetic information treated comparatively in man, animal, plant and microbe. Prerequisite: BISC 101 and 102 with a grade of C- or better.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Kevin Lam
Tu 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
Th 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
RCB IMAGTH, Burnaby
RCB IMAGTH, Burnaby
D101
Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5049, Burnaby
D102
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5009, Burnaby
D103
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
WMC 3513, Burnaby
D104
Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5051, Burnaby
D105
Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5020, Burnaby
D106
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5020, Burnaby
D107
Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5035, Burnaby
D108
Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5009, Burnaby
D109
Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5020, Burnaby
D110
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5051, Burnaby
D111
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
RCB 6206, Burnaby
BISC 300 - Evolution (3)

The phenomenon of organic evolution, and the major forces leading to changes in allele frequencies over time, i.e. natural selection and genetic drift. Topics include adaptation, speciation, the origin of life, and the major evolutionary trends over geological time. Prerequisite: BISC 202 with a grade of C- or better. Recommended: BISC 204. Students with credit for BISC 400 may not take this course for further credit.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Rolf Mathewes
Mo, We, Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
EDB 7618, Burnaby
D101
Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SWH 10061, Burnaby
D102
Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SWH 10075, Burnaby
D103
Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 6101, Burnaby
D104
Mo 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
RCB 6101, Burnaby
D105
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5050, Burnaby
D107
Fr 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5048, Burnaby
D108
Fr 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5049, Burnaby
BISC 302W - Genetic Analysis (3)

Discussion and manipulations of some of the organisms and techniques applicable to genetic analysis. Students are required to come into the lab on average of two hours per week in addition to the four hour scheduled lab each week for project work. Prerequisite: BISC 202 with a grade of C- or better. Students with credit for BISC 302 may not take this course for further credit. Writing.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Kathleen Fitzpatrick
Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SSCC 9002, Burnaby
SSCC 9002, Burnaby
LAB1 Kathleen Fitzpatrick
Tu 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSB 8133, Burnaby
LAB2 Kathleen Fitzpatrick
We 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSB 8133, Burnaby
LAB3 Kathleen Fitzpatrick
Th 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSB 8133, Burnaby
BISC 316 - Vertebrate Biology (4)

A review of the evolution and the taxonomy of the vertebrate classes. A comparative study of their organ systems and functions with particular reference to reproduction. A comparison of the functional morphology of some species by laboratory dissections. Prerequisite: BISC 101 and 102 with a grade of C- or better.

BISC 333 - Developmental Biology (3)

Classical and modern experimental approaches will be described for understanding development of embryos of several species having common and distinctive features. These approaches are at the organismal, cellular, molecular and genetic levels. Prerequisite: BISC 202, MBB 222, MBB 231 with a grade of C- or better.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Sherryl Bisgrove
Mo, We, Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 3260, Burnaby
D101
Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
WMC 3251, Burnaby
D102
Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 3251, Burnaby
D103
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5038, Burnaby
D104
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5038, Burnaby
D105
Fr 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5028, Burnaby
D106
Fr 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5027, Burnaby
D107
Fr 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5017, Burnaby
BISC 410 - Behavioral Ecology (3)

An introduction to the evolution of behavior and its adaptiveness in a natural context. Prerequisite: BISC 102 and either BISC 204 or GEOG 215, all with a grade of C- or better.

BISC 422 - Population Genetics (3)

Theoretical and experimental aspects of inheritance at the population level. Topics include Hardy-Weinberg, one- and two-locus selection theory, introduction to quantitative genetics, and Fisher's fundamental theorem of natural selection. Prerequisite: BISC 202 with a grade of C- or better and STAT 201.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Felix Breden
Mo 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 3003, Burnaby
WMC 3260, Burnaby
AQ 3005, Burnaby
D101
Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5038, Burnaby
D102
Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5051, Burnaby
D103
Fr 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 4115, Burnaby
D104
Fr 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 4120, Burnaby
BISC 440 - Biodiversity (3)

The production and organization of biodiversity (investigations of species, and an in-depth look at taxonomy, systematics and phylogenetics). Evolutionary and ecological theories behind the patterns of biodiversity (the current and future geographic distribution of species, and how biodiversity is related to ecosystem function). The values society gives biodiversity (how our values are reflected in law and regulation). Prerequisite: BISC 300, STAT 201 or equivalent, both with C or better, plus 75 units. Students with credit for BISC 440W may not repeat this course for further credit.

or BISC 440W - Biodiversity (3)

The production and organization of biodiversity (investigations of species, and an in-depth look at taxonomy, systematics and phylogenetics). Evolutionary and ecological theories behind the patterns of biodiversity (the current and future geographic distribution of species, and how biodiversity is related to ecosystem function). The values society gives biodiversity (how our values are reflected in law and regulation). Prerequisite: BISC 300, STAT 201 or equivalent, both with C or better, plus 75 units. Students with credit for BISC 440 may not repeat this course for further credit. Writing.

BISC 441 - Evolution of Health and Disease (3)

Application of the principles and theories of evolution and ecology to the study of health and disease, with a particular but not exclusive emphasis on humans. Topics to be covered include the evolutionary ecology of infectious disease, the immune system, cancer, senescence, fetal programming, and the genetic/environmental bases of disease. The course will involve a combination of lectures by the primary faculty member teaching the course, discussions, student research projects (papers, written and revised, and presentations to the class), and specialist guest lectures. Prerequisite: BISC 202 or 204 with a grade of C- or better. Recommended: BISC 300.

BPK 105 - Fundamentals of Human Structure and Function (3)

Basic anatomy and physiology of the skeletal, muscular, nervous, endocrine, cardio-respiratory, urinary, digestive, immune, and reproductive systems. (distance education). Kinesiology majors and honors students may not receive credit for BPK 105. BPK or KIN 205 or 208 may be used as a substitute for BPK 105 by students in the Kinesiology Minor and Certificate programs. No student may take both BPK (or KIN) 105 and BPK (or KIN) 208 for credit. Prerequisite: Recommended: Grade 11 Biology, Chemistry and Physics. Students who have taken KIN 105 cannot repeat this course for credit.

Section Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
C200 Distance Education
BPK 110 - Human Nutrition: Current Issues (3)

An introduction of the principles of human nutrition with an emphasis on topics of current interest. The material is presented in a Canadian context to focus on nutrition practices and problems in this country. Students will gain an understanding of factors affecting food selection and the role of nutrition in maintaining good health. Students will develop the ability to discriminate between reliable and unreliable information on the subject of food and nutrition. Students with credit for KIN 110 may not take BPK 110 for further credit. Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
C200 Distance Education
D100 Diana Bedoya
Tu 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
DFA 300, Burnaby
D101
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5038, Burnaby
D102
Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5050, Burnaby
D103
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5035, Burnaby
D104
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5051, Burnaby
D105
Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 2268, Burnaby
D106
We 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
AQ 5027, Burnaby
D107
We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 2260, Burnaby
D108
We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
RCB 6101, Burnaby
D109
We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 4125, Burnaby
D110
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SWH 10075, Burnaby
D111
Th 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
AQ 5017, Burnaby
D112
Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5028, Burnaby
D113
Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5050, Burnaby
D114
Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5051, Burnaby
D115
Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
RCB 7101, Burnaby
D300 Amandio Vieira
Tu 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 2740, Surrey
D301
Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 2995, Surrey
D302
Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SUR 2995, Surrey
D303
Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SUR 2995, Surrey
E100 Andrew Blaber
We 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
HCC 2945, Vancouver
E101
We 8:30 PM – 9:20 PM
HCC 3122, Vancouver
E102
We 7:30 PM – 8:20 PM
HCC 3122, Vancouver
BPK 303 - Kinanthropometry (3)

A study of human size, shape, proportion, composition, maturation and gross function related to basic concepts of growth, exercise, performance and nutrition. Prerequisite: BPK (or KIN) 105 or 142, and STAT 201 or an equivalent statistics course. Students with credit for KIN 303 may not take this course for further credit.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Richard Ward
Tu 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
ASB 10900, Burnaby
D101 Richard Ward
We 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCK 8650, Burnaby
D102 Richard Ward
We 1:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SSCK 8650, Burnaby
D103 Richard Ward
We 3:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSCK 8650, Burnaby
BPK 326 - Functional Anatomy (4)

Pursues a systematic study of human anatomy with emphasis on functional applications. A comparative study of organs and body systems using laboratory dissections to provide an understanding of the three dimensional organization of the human body. Participation in all labs is required. Prerequisite: BPK (or KIN) 142, 201, 205 and at least 60 units. Behavioral Neuroscience Major and Honours students req BPK (or KIN) 142, 205, PSYC 280 and at least 60 units. Students with credit for BPK (or KIN) 324 or BPK (or KIN) 325 or KIN 326 may not repeat this course for further credit.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Leanne Ramer
Mo, We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SECB 1012, Burnaby
D101
Mo, We 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCK 9618, Burnaby
D102
Mo, We 1:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SSCK 9618, Burnaby
BPK 375 - Human Growth and Development (3)

The fundamentals of physiological growth and development from conception to maturity. Topics included form a strong foundation for those interested in designing appropriate activity programs for children of all ages. Prerequisite: BPK (or KIN) 105 or 205, and 142. Students with credit for KIN 375 may not take this course for further credit.

CRIM 357 - Forensic Anatomy (3)

An introduction to human anatomy and physiology relevant to the biological aspects of human forensics. Examines different body systems including form, function and development in the human adult and child, and discusses post mortem alteration to anatomical structures in the context of forensic anthropology and pathology. Prerequisite: CRIM 101.

EASC 310W - Paleontology (3)

Principles of classification, morphology and development of the major groups of animals and plants in the geological record; the paleoecologic significance of fossils. Prerequisite: EASC 102 or 210. Recommended: BISC 102. All with a grade of C- or better. Students with credit for EASC 203 or EASC 310 may not take this course for further credit. Writing.

GEOG 386 - Health Geography (4)

A survey of health issues from a geographic perspective, including major spatial influences shaping the health status of populations and health-place relationships. Prerequisite: at least 30 units, including either GEOG 241 or HSCI 130.

HSCI 216 - Ecological Determinants of Human Growth, Development and Health (3)

Effects that social and ecological factors have on human growth, development and health. Challenges such as epidemics, natural catastrophes, industrialization, globalization, migration, poverty, war, global warming, etc, leading to evolution and adaptations. Relationships between socio-ecological challenges, their health consequences and related gene-population variations and effects on growth, development, sexual maturation, reproductive investment, and senescence and health. Prerequisite: HSCI 100 or BISC 101.

HSCI 324 - Human Population Genetics and Evolution (3)

Human variation and human health in the context of population genetics, epidemiology, demography, and human evolution. Prerequisite: BISC 202.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Shabnam Massah
Mo 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SWH 10081, Burnaby
MBB 222 - Molecular Biology and Biochemistry (3)

The structure, function and synthesis of proteins, RNA and DNA and their interrelated biological functions within the cell. An introduction to molecular biology techniques and methods of protein purification and analysis. Prerequisite: or Corequisite CHEM 281.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Irina Kovalyova
Mo 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCB 9200, Burnaby
RCB IMAGTH, Burnaby
RCB IMAGTH, Burnaby
D101
Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
WMC 3535, Burnaby
D102
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
BLU 10031, Burnaby
D103
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5039, Burnaby
D104
Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
BLU 10655, Burnaby
D105
We 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SECB 1013, Burnaby
D106
Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
BLU 9655, Burnaby
D107
We 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
BLU 10655, Burnaby
D108
Mo 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 2104, Burnaby
D109
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB 6136, Burnaby
MBB 231 - Cellular Biology and Biochemistry (3)

A study of the molecular processes which underlie cell structure and function, integrating ultrastructural, physiological and biochemical approaches. Modern techniques used in the analysis of organelle and cell function are integral parts of the course. Prerequisite: MBB 222, BISC 101, CHEM 281 with grades of C- or better. Corequisite or Prerequisite: CHEM 282 or CHEM 283.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Michael Silverman
Mo, We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCB 9201, Burnaby
DFA 300, Burnaby
D101
Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 2104, Burnaby
D102
Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 2104, Burnaby
D103
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5008, Burnaby
D104
Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5007, Burnaby
D105
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
BLU 10655, Burnaby
D106
Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 2104, Burnaby
D107
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
BLU 10031, Burnaby
D108
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
RCB 5118, Burnaby
MBB 462 - Human Genomics (3)

The organization of the human genome and the role of genomic variation in health and disease. Genomics and personalized medicine; intellectual property and privacy issues. Prerequisite: MBB 331 and MBB 342, with a minimum grade of C. Students with credit for MBB 440 with this same course title may not complete this course for further credit.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Robert Holt
Tu, Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 3210, Burnaby
PSYC 280 - Introduction to Biological Psychology (3)

Surveys the major areas in biological psychology. Topics include the basics of neuroanatomy and nerve cell function, the behavioral and physiological effects of drugs and hormones in the nervous system, evolutionary perspectives on the brain and behavior, and the biopsychology of vision, the chemical senses, hearing, movement, biological rhythms, sex, and cognitive processes. Prerequisite: PSYC 100. Recommended: BISC 101. Breadth-Science.

Section Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
PSYC 385 - Evolution and Psychology (3)

Topics such as altruism, parental care, mate choice, sex differences in behavior, aggression, dominance and territoriality are considered from an evolutionary perspective. The role of heredity and environment in the development of these behaviors is also discussed. Prerequisite: PSYC 201W: Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Timothy Racine
We 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SWH 10041, Burnaby
SA 218 - Illness, Culture and Society (A) (4)

The study of socio-cultural factors related to health and illness. Focus will be on patterns of health seeking activity, systems of health care, causal and symbolic factors involved in physical and mental illness, and the medicalization of life in contemporary society. The disciplinary focus of the course will vary from semester to semester. Prerequisite: SA 101 or 150 or 201W. Students with credit SA 460 when offered as Medical Anthropology may not take SA 218 for further credit.

SA 318 - The Anthropology of Medicine (A) (4)

Explores the role of biomedicine in society and culture through inquiry into the social and ideological organization of health and healing. Special attention will be paid to how biomedical categories structure experiences of the body, how means of life and death are shaped through medical interventions, and how social relations organize the delivery of biomedical technologies. Prerequisite: SA 101 or 150 or 201W.

SA 418 - International Health: Global Policies and Local Realities (A) (4)

An investigation of the social, cultural, and political issues that contribute to problems of ill-health in resource-poor countries and the major efforts in international public health to address these problems. It explores the application of knowledge about social, and especially gender relations in international health, with particular attention to local perspectives and grassroots initiatives. Institutional frameworks intended to promote health development are examined in historical and contemporary perspective through case studies on topics such as: malaria, population control, maternal health, HIV/AIDS, and tuberculosis. Prerequisite: 90 credit hours, which must include SA 101 or 150. Highly recommended: SA 218, 302W and 318. Breadth-Social Sciences.

Students must complete a minimum of 12 units at Simon Fraser University. Students are responsible for meeting the prerequisite requirements for courses used toward the certificate.

** If not counted above.

+ When topic is applicable to biological anthropology.