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The Human Skeleton


ANTH 349
Spring 2018
Section: 01  
Certificates: Environmental Studies
Course Cluster: Health Studies

The human skeleton is a window into our past, providing the framework for biographies of individual lives and narratives about the evolution of our species. Through lectures and hands-on laboratory sessions, students will learn the complete anatomy of the human skeleton, with an emphasis on functional and evolutionary perspectives. We will also explore the applications of human osteology in forensic anthropology and bioarchaeology. By the conclusion of the course, students will be able to conduct basic skeletal analysis and will be prepared for more advanced studies of the skeleton in medical, forensic, archaeological, and evolutionary contexts.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS ANTH
Course Format: LectureGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ANTH)(BIOL)(ENVS)(SISP-Anth Conc)
Past Enrollment Probability: 75% - 89%

Last Updated on NOV-22-2017
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