Jul 21, 2018  
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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ANTH 4120 - Forensic Anthropology


(3) Credit Hours

An introduction to the application of physical anthropology in forensic investigations. Emphasis is given to the role of the forensic anthropologist within the environment of a medical examiner’s office. Topics include the osteological assessments of age, sex, race, stature, trauma, pathology, taphonomy, and the estimation of the postmortem interval, combining lectures, readings, and anatomical laboratory exercises to understand the medicolegal importance of the human skeleton. Spring and Fall. Prerequisite: 3 hours Anthropology or department head approval.



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