Feb 27, 2021  
2020-2021 General Catalog 
  
2020-2021 General Catalog
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ANTH 315 - Forensic Anthropology Theory and Practice


Unit(s): 4
This course explores the theories underlying forensic anthropology and how they are put into practice. Topics include a history of the discipline; professional responsibilities in the autopsy suite and courtroom; taphonomy and the estimation of time since death; techniques and contexts for positive identification; and depictions of forensic anthropologists in popular culture. Examination of case studies at local, national, and international scales.

Prerequisite(s): Completion of GE area B2 and upper-division or graduate standing, or consent of instructor.
Typically Offered Variable Intermittently
Grading: OPT



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