May 20, 2019  
2017 - 2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017 - 2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FOSC 420 - Advanced Forensic Anthropology

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