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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
D100 Dennis Sandgathe
Mo 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
EDB 7618, Burnaby
OL01 Distance Education
ARCH 373 - Human Osteology (5) *

A detailed and lab-intensive study of the human skeletal remains and dental variation. Designed for students to learn how to identify all the bones in the human skeleton, both whole and fragmentary. Focuses on archaeological and forensic field and lab applications for the study of the human skeleton. Prerequisite: ARCH 131 or any lower division ARCH, BISC, HSCI, or BPK course.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Hugo Cardoso
Mo 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SWH 9152, Burnaby
D101 Hugo Cardoso
Tu 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
EDB 9643, Burnaby
D102 Hugo Cardoso
Th 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
EDB 9643, Burnaby

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; and High school Chemistry 12 (or equivalent) with a C grade or better, or CHEM 111 with a C- or better. Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Norbert Haunerland
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
Th 9:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SSCC 9001, Burnaby
SSCC 9001, Burnaby
D101 Yvonne Dzal
Tu 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCB 8206, Burnaby
WMC 2523, Burnaby
D102 Yvonne Dzal
Tu 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SSCB 8206, Burnaby
WMC 2531, Burnaby
D103 Yvonne Dzal
Tu 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SSCB 8206, Burnaby
WMC 2533, Burnaby
D104 Yvonne Dzal
Tu 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SSCB 8206, Burnaby
AQ 5005, Burnaby
D105 Yvonne Dzal
Tu 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SSCB 8206, Burnaby
RCB 6101, Burnaby
D106 Yvonne Dzal
Tu 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SSCB 8206, Burnaby
RCB 5125, Burnaby
D107 Yvonne Dzal
We 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCB 8206, Burnaby
RCB 7100, Burnaby
D108 Yvonne Dzal
We 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SSCB 8206, Burnaby
RCB 5125, Burnaby
D109 Yvonne Dzal
We 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
Fr 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SSCB 8206, Burnaby
RCB 6101, Burnaby
D110 Yvonne Dzal
We 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
Fr 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SSCB 8206, Burnaby
WMC 3531, Burnaby
D111 Yvonne Dzal
We 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
Fr 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SSCB 8206, Burnaby
WMC 3531, Burnaby
D112 Yvonne Dzal
We 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
Fr 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SSCB 8206, Burnaby
WMC 3517, Burnaby
D113 Yvonne Dzal
Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
Th 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5030, Burnaby
SSCB 8206, Burnaby
D114 Yvonne Dzal
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
Th 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5030, Burnaby
SSCB 8206, Burnaby
D115 Yvonne Dzal
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
Th 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5030, Burnaby
SSCB 8206, Burnaby
D116 Yvonne Dzal
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 2532, Burnaby
SSCB 8206, Burnaby
D117 Yvonne Dzal
Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 2533, Burnaby
SSCB 8206, Burnaby
D118 Yvonne Dzal
Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 2533, Burnaby
SSCB 8206, Burnaby
D119 Edward Pokrishevsky
We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
Fr 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
WMC 2220, Burnaby
SSCB 8206, Burnaby
D120 Edward Pokrishevsky
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
Fr 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
WMC 2220, Burnaby
SSCB 8206, Burnaby
D121 Edward Pokrishevsky
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
Fr 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
WMC 2522, Burnaby
SSCB 8206, Burnaby
D200 Ivona Mladenovic
We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
Fr 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SRYC 2600, Surrey
SRYC 2600, Surrey
D201 Ivona Mladenovic
We 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
SRYC 2990, Surrey
D202 Ivona Mladenovic
We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SRYC 2990, Surrey
D203 Ivona Mladenovic
We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SRYC 2995, Surrey
D204 Ivona Mladenovic
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SRYC 2990, Surrey
D205 Ivona Mladenovic
We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SRYC 2990, Surrey
D206 Ivona Mladenovic
We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SRYC 2995, Surrey
LAS1 Ivona Mladenovic
Th 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SRYC 2960, Surrey
LAS2 Ivona Mladenovic
Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SRYC 2960, Surrey
LAS3 Ivona Mladenovic
Th 1:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SRYC 2960, Surrey
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
Kevin Lam
Edward Pokrishevsky
Tu, Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SSCB 9200, Burnaby
D101 Edward Pokrishevsky
Tu 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
AQ 5038, Burnaby
D102 Edward Pokrishevsky
Tu 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
AQ 5038, Burnaby
D103 Edward Pokrishevsky
Tu 1:30 PM – 4:20 PM
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
AQ 5051, Burnaby
D104 Edward Pokrishevsky
Tu 1:30 PM – 4:20 PM
Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
AQ 5051, Burnaby
D105 Kevin Lam
We 8:30 AM – 11:20 AM
Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
AQ 5047, Burnaby
D107 Edward Pokrishevsky
We 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
AQ 5038, Burnaby
D108 Edward Pokrishevsky
We 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
AQ 5049, Burnaby
D109 Edward Pokrishevsky
We 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
Fr 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
AQ 5035, Burnaby
D110 Edward Pokrishevsky
We 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
Fr 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
AQ 5051, Burnaby
D111 Edward Pokrishevsky
Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
Th 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5050, Burnaby
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
D112 Edward Pokrishevsky
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
Th 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5051, Burnaby
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
D113 Kevin Lam
Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
Th 1:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5049, Burnaby
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
D114 Kevin Lam
Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
Th 1:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5027, Burnaby
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
D115 Kevin Lam
We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
Fr 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5038, Burnaby
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
D116 Kevin Lam
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
Fr 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5048, Burnaby
SSCB 8212, Burnaby

and one of

ARCH 376 - Quantitative Methods in Archaeology (4)

Theory, method, and operation of the application of statistical techniques to the description, classification, analysis, and interpretation of archaeological data. Prerequisite: ARCH 101 or ARCH 201, and any one of ARCH 285, GEOG 251, PSYC 210, STAT 101, STAT 201, STAT 203, or STAT 205. 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. This course may not be used to satisfy the upper division requirements of the following programs: statistics major, statistics honours, actuarial science major, and actuarial science honours. Prerequisite: One of STAT 201, STAT 203, STAT 205, STAT 270, BUS 232, or ECON 233, with a minimum grade of C-. Students who have taken STAT 350 first may not then take this course for further credit. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Sonja Isberg
Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
Th 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SSCC 9001, Burnaby
SSCC 9001, Burnaby
OP01 TBD

and three of

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

Select topics relating to biological anthropology. Variable units: 3, 4, 5. Prerequisite: ARCH 131.

ARCH 323 - Special Topics in Biological Anthropology II (3)

Select topics relating to biological anthropology. Variable units: 3, 4, 5. Prerequisite: ARCH 131 or any lower division biology course.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Julia Meyers
Th 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
SWH 9084, Burnaby
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.

ARCH 383 - Ancient and Forensic DNA (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: Any lower division ARCH, BISC, BPK, CHEM, CRIM or HSCI course.

ARCH 385 - Paleoanthropology (4)

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 - Ancient Health and Disease (4)

Introduces the study of ancient and historic diseases in humans and animals as expressed in bones, teeth, mummified remains, art, and historical documents. Provides a foundation for the interpretation of pathological conditions in the human skeleton and the impact of social change on human health and well-being over time. Prerequisite: ARCH 373 or HSCI 321, HSCI 324, BPK 303, BPK 324, BPK 325, BPK 326. ARCH 373 is recommended. 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. Variable units: 3, 4, 5. Prerequisite: ARCH 131.

ARCH 323 - Special Topics in Biological Anthropology II (3) **

Select topics relating to biological anthropology. Variable units: 3, 4, 5. Prerequisite: ARCH 131 or any lower division biology course.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Julia Meyers
Th 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
SWH 9084, Burnaby
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.

ARCH 383 - Ancient and Forensic DNA (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: Any lower division ARCH, BISC, BPK, CHEM, CRIM or HSCI course.

ARCH 385 - Paleoanthropology (4)

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 (0) +

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. Variable units: 3, 4, 5, 6. Prerequisite: ARCH 282 or 372 and permission of the department. Normally taken concurrently with ARCH 433 and 434.

ARCH 436 - Biological Anthropology Field Practicum (0)

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. Variable units: 3, 4, 5, 6. Prerequisite: ARCH 373 and permission of the department. Normally taken concurrently with ARCH 433 and ARCH 434.

ARCH 442 - Forensic Anthropology (4)

Focuses on the role of the forensic anthropologist in medico-legal death investigations, such as the recovery, identification and determination of cause of death of human remains found in a variety of settings. The lab component provides an overview of anthropological methods of examination of human skeletal remains, such as the estimation of sex and age, and trauma analysis. Prerequisite: ARCH 373 or CRIM 357, BPK 303, BPK 324, BPK 325, BPK 326. ARCH 373 is recommended.

ARCH 452 - Ancient Health and Disease (4) **

Introduces the study of ancient and historic diseases in humans and animals as expressed in bones, teeth, mummified remains, art, and historical documents. Provides a foundation for the interpretation of pathological conditions in the human skeleton and the impact of social change on human health and well-being over time. Prerequisite: ARCH 373 or HSCI 321, HSCI 324, BPK 303, BPK 324, BPK 325, BPK 326. ARCH 373 is recommended. 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. 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
SSCB 9200, Burnaby
SSCB 9200, Burnaby
D101 Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5038, Burnaby
D102 Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5027, Burnaby
D103 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5038, Burnaby
D104 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5027, Burnaby
D105 Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5050, Burnaby
D106 Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 5120, Burnaby
D107 We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 2523, Burnaby
D108 We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5017, Burnaby
D109 We 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 3251, Burnaby
D113 Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5035, Burnaby
D114 Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5025, Burnaby
D115 Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5035, Burnaby
D116 Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5051, Burnaby
OL01 Kevin Lam
TBD
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 Leithen M'Gonigle
Mo, We, Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
WMC 3260, Burnaby
D101 Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB 5125, Burnaby
D103 Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5017, Burnaby
D104 We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5048, Burnaby
D106 We 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5028, 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.

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.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Tammy McMullan
Mo, We, Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 3150, Burnaby
LAB1 Tu 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSCB 8214, Burnaby
LAB2 Tammy Mcmullan
We 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSCB 8214, Burnaby
LAB3 Tammy Mcmullan
Th 1:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSCB 8214, Burnaby
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 Onkar Bains
Mo, We, Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 3003, Burnaby
D101 Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SWH 10075, Burnaby
D102 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SWH 10075, Burnaby
D104 We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB 5125, Burnaby
D105 We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
RCB 6101, 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.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 David Green
Tu 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
Th 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
AQ 3149, Burnaby
AQ 3150, Burnaby
D101 Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5048, Burnaby
D102 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5027, Burnaby
D103 Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5038, Burnaby
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.

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.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Arne Mooers
Mo, We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
RCB 5125, Burnaby
LAB1 Arne Mooers
We 1:30 PM – 4:20 PM
BLU 10901, Burnaby
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 - The Anatomy and Physiology of Human Survival (3)

Discover how detailed cellular and system level physiological functions contribute to the survival of the human organism. Includes a survey of the muscular, nervous, endocrine, cardiovascular, respiratory, urinary, digestive, and immune systems. Prerequisite: Recommended: Grade 11 Biology, Chemistry and Physics. BPK major and honours students may not receive credit for BPK 105. BPK 205 or 208 may be used as a substitute for BPK 105 by students in the kinesiology minor program. No student may take both BPK 105 and BPK 208 for credit.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
OL01 Ryan Peter Dill
TBD
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. Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Diana Bedoya
Tu 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB IMAGTH, Burnaby
D101 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
RCB 6101, Burnaby
D102 Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 6125, Burnaby
D103 Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
RCB 6101, Burnaby
D104 We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SWH 10075, Burnaby
D105 We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SWH 10075, Burnaby
D106 We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
RCB 5125, Burnaby
D107 We 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 6101, Burnaby
D109 Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
RCB 6101, Burnaby
D110 Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB 6101, Burnaby
D111 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
RCB 5125, Burnaby
D112 Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 6125, Burnaby
OL01 Distance Education
BPK 303 - Assessment of Movement and Function (3)

Clinical orthopedic assessment involves measurements of the human body to determine its capability for function and movement. The theoretical background, practical application and assessment for topics including anthropometrics, posture, balance, range of motion, strength, motor and sensory function, coordination and balance, and walking and running gait will be investigated. Prerequisite: BPK 201, BPK 241 and STAT 201 or an equivalent statistics course.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Christopher Napier
Tu 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 2202, Burnaby
D101 We 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SSCK 8650, Burnaby
D102 We 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCK 8650, Burnaby
D103 Th 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SSCK 8650, Burnaby
BPK 326 - Functional Anatomy (4)

A detailed study of human anatomy with emphasis on clinically relevant applications in health, injury and disease. Virtual cadaver dissection, comparative laboratory work, and an introduction to medical imaging emphasize the layered, three-dimensional organization of the human body. Participation in all labs is required. Prerequisite: Admission to the major or honours program in Behavioural Neuroscience or Biomedical Physiology or Kinesiology. BPK 142, 201, 205 and at least 60 units. Behavioral Neuroscience Major and Honours students require BPK 142, 205, PSYC 280 and at least 60 units. BPK major and honours students who have taken BPK 325 must also take BPK 326. For students taking both of these courses, credit will only be given for BPK 326.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Leanne Ramer
Mo, We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SSCC 9000, Burnaby
D101 Leanne Ramer
Mo, We 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SSCK 9618, Burnaby
D102 Leanne Ramer
Mo, We 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SSCK 9618, Burnaby
D103 Leanne Ramer
Mo, We 4:30 PM – 6:20 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 105 or 205, and 142.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
OL01 Leanne Ramer
TBD
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.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Lynne Bell
Mo 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SWH 10218, Burnaby
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 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.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Shahin Dashtgard
Th 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5008, Burnaby
D101 Th 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
TASC1 7005, Burnaby
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 45 units, including either GEOG 100 or HSCI 130. Breadth-Social Sciences.

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, with a minimum grade of C-.

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 with a minimum grade of C-.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Shabnam Massah
Mo, We, Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
EDB 7618, 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, We, Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB IMAGTH, Burnaby
D101 Mo 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 2531, Burnaby
D102 Mo 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
WMC 3515, Burnaby
D103 Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
WMC 2533, Burnaby
D104 Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5009, Burnaby
D105 Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 2531, Burnaby
D106 We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 2533, Burnaby
D107 We 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
AQ 5009, Burnaby
D108 Th 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
AQ 5009, Burnaby
D109 Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 2531, Burnaby
D110 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
RCB 5120, 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 Timothy Audas
Mo, We, Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 3181, Burnaby
D101 Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
WMC 2531, Burnaby
D102 Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
WMC 2533, Burnaby
D103 We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 2531, Burnaby
D104 We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
WMC 2533, Burnaby
D105 Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 2531, Burnaby
D107 We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 2531, Burnaby
D108 We 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5006, 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.

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 behavioural and physiological effects of drugs and hormones in the nervous system, evolutionary perspectives on the brain and behaviour, 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 Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Evan Caldbick
Th 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSCK 9500, Burnaby
PSYC 385 - Evolution and Psychology (3)

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

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Timothy Racine
Mo 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCK 9500, Burnaby
SA 218 - Illness, Culture and Society (A) (4)

Health and well-being are social experiences. How do assumptions about the body, the self, and social relations operate in medical spheres? Introduces anthropological perspectives on illness and healing as a means of exploring the social existence of the body. Students with credit for SA 460 when offered as Medical Anthropology are not eligible to take this course for further credit.

SA 318 - Technologies of Health and Expectation (A) (4)

Investigates how medical technologies are altering ways we perceive our bodies, frame moral questions about health, and imagine human possibilities. Case studies from around the world are used to examine the social, ethical, and political dilemmas that surface when people interact with biomedical objects under different conditions. Prerequisite: SA 101 or 150 or 201W.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Stacy Pigg
Tu 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
WMC 2522, Burnaby
SA 418 - Global Health: Humanitarian Encounters (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: 72 units, which must include SA 101 or 150 or 201W. Breadth-Social Sciences.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
E100 Stacy Pigg
Th 5:30 PM – 9:20 PM
BLU 9655, Burnaby

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.