ANTH 415

Forensic Anthropology Methods
Combined lecture/laboratory course for students interested in the methods used by forensic anthropologists. Topics include learning the anatomy of the human skeleton; creating a biological profile by estimating age, sex, stature, and ancestry; identifying the effects of trauma and pathology on bone to discover cause and manner of death; and understanding forensic anthropologists' role in crime scene investigation.
Completion of GE Area B2 and upper-division standing, or consent of instructor.