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Fall 2021
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ANTH 02315 - Forensic Anthropology
Forensic Anthropology employs the methods of physical anthropology and archeology to identify human skeletal remains. Proper excavation technique for recovery of remains in order to fulfill the requirements of the legal system will be taught. Students will learn to determine age, sex, height, life history, cause of and time since death and population affinity from the human skeleton. There is a weekly Friday morning laboratory session in addition to classes. A weekend day-long excavation is required. Grading is based on homework, a case report, performance on exams and a final paper. This course may not be offered annually.
4.000 Credit hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Laboratory, Lecture, Lecture/Lab

Sociology & Anthropology Department

Course Attributes:
Catalog Course, Lab Science, Undergrad Lvl crses 0-499

Undergraduate level BIOL 10210 Minimum Grade of D- or Undergraduate level ANTH 02221 Minimum Grade of C-

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