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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Evolutionary Studies Minor

Location: Landrum Academic Center 217
Telephone: 859-572-5259
Fax: 859-572-6086
Email Address: wakefieldm2@nku.edu
Web Address: http://artscience.nku.edu/departments/sapdept/anthropology/undergraduate-programs/evolutionary-studies-minor.html
Program Director: Monica Wakefield, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Philosophy
Other Faculty: Denice Robertson, Department of Biological Sciences; Rudy Garns, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Philosophy; John Rockaway, Department of Physics and Geology; Sharyn Jones, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Philosophy

The minor in evolutionary studies is especially relevant for students seeking high-level integration of the natural sciences, behavioral sciences, and humanities using contemporary evolutionary theory as an integrative concept; for students aspiring to teach evolution in the middle and secondary schools; and for students interested in cultivating an evolutionary view of human nature.

♦  Indicates prerequisite.

These prerequisites are not included in the program totals in the table below, but they must be completed IN ADDITION TO other program requirements.

Requirements for Minor (23 credits)


*Special topics seminar course in anthropology, biological sciences, geology, philosophy, or psychology: course content may include directed readings, an independent or supervised empirical research experience, a conference presentation (such as a paper or poster presentation), or a term paper. Courses, projects, or research experiences used to satisfy the capstone requirement must be approved by the program director.