Course: ANTH 262. Forensic Anthropology (3)

This course introduces forensic anthropology, the study of human skeletal remains in the context of criminal investigations, war crimes, mass fatalities, and unexplained deaths, among other contexts. Students will learn how forensic anthropologists combine traditional and cutting-edge techniques in the field and laboratory to investigate crimes, provide scientific evidence for prosecution, and resolve complex mass fatality situations, including disasters and terrorist attacks. Students will also become familiar with issues associated with positive identification, skeletal trauma analysis, the legal system, and ethical practices. (Available for General Education, D1 Social Sciences.)

Spring-2024 - Schedule of Classes

ANTH 262

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