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    Radford University
   
 
  Nov 22, 2017
 
 
    
2017 - 2018 Undergraduate Catalog
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ANSC 420 - Advanced Forensic Anthropology

Credits: (4)
Instructional Method: Three hours lecture; three hours laboratory.
Prerequisites: ANSC 201 , ANSC 210 /FOSC 210 , and ANSC 320 ; or ANTH 120, ANTH 230, ANTH 320; or permission of instructor.
Cross-Listed: FOSC 420 

Offers advanced hands-on experience and training in the identification of unknown human skeletal remains. Students will conduct skeletal analyses focusing on basic vital statistical parameters like age, sex, race, and stature. Other topics reviewed will include the role of the forensic anthropologist in crime scene investigation and recovery of skeletonized human remains, determination of time since death, skeletal trauma and pathology, and special techniques in forensic anthropology.

Note(s): Students cannot receive credit for both ANTH 420 and ANSC 420.



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