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
HOMP 6202Lab Techniques: Paleoanthro
ANTH 6413Analytical Methods in Human Evolutionary Studies
6 credits in thesis:
HOMP 6998Thesis Research
HOMP 6999Thesis Research
Three of the following:
HOMP 6201Hominid Paleobiology
ANTH 3411Primatology
ANTH 6491Topics in Biological Anthropology
ANTH 6801Paleolithic Archaeology
Two additional laboratory or field research courses in different disciplines.
Electives
Elective courses selected in consultation with the faculty from a list of relevant courses in anatomy (ANAT), anthropology (ANTH), biological sciences (BISC), geography (GEOG), geology (GEOL), hominid paleobiology (HOMP), psychology (PSYC), and speech and hearing science (SPHR), or relevant courses from the Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area.