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2014-2015 University Catalog 
    
2014-2015 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AN 202 - Forensic Anthropology (cross-listed as FS 202)


This course presents techniques and perspectives that biological anthropologists bring to investigations involving human remains (forensic). Topics include human osteology, the recovery of bodies, the analysis of life history, the reconstruction of causes of death, and various case studies where anthropologists have contributed significantly to solving forensic cases. Discussions will include the limitations of forensic anthropology and the application of DNA recovery to skeletal/mummified materials.
3 lecture hrs

Prerequisites & Notes
(Prerequisite: must be in the second year or beyond and have completed any of the following: BS 104, BS 131, AN 103, or SO 101)

Credits: 3