Master of Science in the Field of Human Paleobiology

The following requirements must be fulfilled:

The general requirements stated under Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, Graduate Programs.

36 credits in a program developed in consultation with the advisor.

Required
ANTH 6413Analytical Methods in Human Evolutionary Studies
HOMP 6202Lab Techniques: Paleoanthropology
HOMP 6203Ethics and Professional Practice I
ANTH 6801Paleolithic Archaeology
or HOMP 6201 Hominid Paleobiology
ANTH 3411Primatology
or ANTH 6407 Anthropological Genetics
Electives
17 to 19 credits in elective courses. Courses should be selected in consultation with the faculty, and may include a combination of the following: independent laboratory or field-based research; a field course; relevant courses in Anatomy, Anthropology, Biological Sciences, Geography, Geology, Human Paleobiology, Psychology, and Speech, Language, and Hearing Science available at GW; and/or relevant courses from the Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area.
Thesis
HOMP 6999Thesis Research (taken for 6 credits)

*In order to maintain a 9-credit per semester courseload, students register for 1 to 3 credits in HOMP 6202, depending on the other courses for which they are concurrently enrolled.