About Human Origins - ASM 246

The course will take you on a fascinating journey through the scientific evidence for human evolution. Dr. Donald Johanson, the paleoanthropologist who found the famous skeleton “Lucy,” will guide you through an overview of the hominin fossil record as well as introduce you to evolutionary theory. Take advantage of this unprecedented opportunity to dive deeper into the world of paleoanthropological field research from Dr. Johanson’s perspective.

This course satisfies 3 credit hours toward the Social-Behavioral Sciences (SB) General Studies requirement at Arizona State University. It is strongly encouraged that you consult with your institution of choice to determine how these credits will be applied to their degree requirements prior to transferring your credit.

Upcoming start dates

Jun. 8, 2021$25 + 400
Aug. 17, 2021$25 + 400
Jan. 11, 2022$25 + 400
Jun. 7, 2022$25 + 400




8 weeks

Faculty and course staff

Dr. Donald C. Johanson

Founding Director, Institute of Human Origins Virginia M. Ullman Chair in Human Origins

Professor, School of Human Evolution and Social Change

Arizona State University