DUE Thursday, Dec. 7 BEFORE midnight
Instructions: email a rough outline for your essay 2. To receive extra credit,
-email only my gmail account
-email a doc, docx, or pdf file in this format:
[Your last name]_E2XC.docx (e.g., McStudent_E2XC.docx, Creason_E2XC.docx, etc)
It must at least have:
(1) A thesis statement in full sentences.
(2) Description of at least two ways you will support/argue for the thesis statement
(3) A list of at least three key terms your essay uses.
Example of what I’m looking for:
Essay two rough outline by Prof Creason
Thesis statement: The impact of infectious disease on modern human populations can best be understood using a biocultural evolutionary approach.
Support for thesis (1): Cultural changes like the increased reliance on agriculture is one of the reasons why modern populations have been more affected by infectious diseases.
Support for thesis (2): Changes like sedentism also affect human biology, populations, and their relationship with the rise and spread of disease.
Biocultural evolution: the interaction between human biology and culture resulted in modern human adaptations.
Endemic: members of a population are always infected with certain diseases.
Pathogen: any organism or substance that causes disease.
General instructions for essays
Student written – here