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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

ANT 354 - Forensic Anthropology

2018-2019 Catalog Year:

This course introduces students to the application of biological anthropology to legal contexts. Topics will include human osteology, determination of minimum number of individuals, postmortem interval (PMI), sex, age, stature, and ante-, peri-, and postmortem trauma. How establishing these characteristics can lead to a positive or circumstantial identification and/or be used in a court of law will be the final point of consideration.

Prerequisite: Nine hours of social or behavioral sciences, including ANT 111 OR 112 or instructor permission.
Offered: Fall
Credit: 3