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ARCL 228 Forensic Anthropology

The application of methods from biological anthropology and archaeology to the identification, recovery, and analysis of skeletal remains from crime scenes, mass disasters, and unexplained deaths.

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Credits: 3


Status Section Activity Term Interval Days Start Time End Time Comments
ARCL 228 001Web-Oriented Course1 Mon Wed Fri15:0016:00

ARCL 228 - Forensic Anthropology: In this course students will learn how forensic anthropologists apply methods from archaeology and biological anthropology to the identification, recovery, and analysis of skeletal remains from crime scenes, mass disasters, and unexplained deaths. The course follows the procedural steps a forensic anthropologist would undertake upon the discovery of unidentified human remains, including the determination of age, sex, stature, ancestry, and the identification of trauma.