Master of Science in the Field of Human Paleobiology
Specific admission requirements are shown on the Graduate Program Finder.
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 (13 to 15 credits)|
|HOMP 6202||Lab Techniques: Paleoanthropology (Students register for 1 to 3 credits depending on other concurrent courses in order to maintain a 9-credit semester load.)|
|ANTH 6413||Analytical Methods in Human Evolutionary Studies|
|Three of the following:|
|HOMP 6201||Hominid Paleobiology|
|ANTH 3411||Primatology (or another approved course in animal/primate behavior and ecology)|
|ANTH 6491||Topics in Biological Anthropology|
|ANTH 6801||Paleolithic Archaeology|
|Thesis Research (6 credits)|
|HOMP 6998||Thesis Research|
|HOMP 6999||Thesis Research|
|Electives (15 to 17 credits)|
|Elective 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 and Hearing Science available at GW; and/or relevant courses from the Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area.|