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ANTY 315 - Forensic Anthropology

3 credits (Hrs: 3 Lec.)
Forensic Anthropology This course will teach students how to identify bones of the human skeleton and how these are used to identify age at death, ancestry, sex, and stature; teach techniques for recovery and treatment of forensic material, methods for using occupational and pathological markers to assist in the identification of skeletal remains, and how forensic anthropologists estimate cause of, and time since death, by interpreting trauma to bone. Students will become familiar with the basics of human osteology and interpretation of human skeletal remains, as they apply to a broad field that encompasses archaeology, biological anthropology, and law.

Course generally offered in the spring.



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