Jul 07, 2020  
Catalog 2020-2021 
  
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AN 232 - Forensic Anthropology: Bones, Bodies, and Trauma


Credits: 3
An exploration of the analysis of decomposed or skeletonized human remains in forensic death investigations.  Students will be introduced to the medico-legal investigation system, human skeletal anatomy, and the role and responsibilities of the professional forensic anthropologist.  Students will learn about the biological processes of decomposition, taphonomy, and recovery of remains. Methods of skeletal analysis will introduce the biological profile and teach the student to establish sex, age, stature, and ancestry and to identify pathology and trauma.
Note(s): Fulfills social sciences requirement.
K. Baustian



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