Courses

01:070:218 Introduction to Forensic Anthropology

3 credits

Course description: Application of biological anthropology techniques, methods, and theory to the medico-legal setting;  establishment of a positive identification for unknown human remains; analysis of skeletal trauma for insight to an individual’s cause of death; techniques and underlying theory used by anthropologists to recover skeletal remains, reconstruct biological profiles from the skeleton, interpret skeletal trauma, and assist in the identification process.

Preliminary Syllabus:

Syllabus
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