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Forensic Anthropology

A course about reconstructing a human life from what may remain after death. Methods of determining age, sex, ancestry, and stature will be explored, along with what pathologies, anomalies, trauma, and personal habits can be deduced from bony and soft tissue remains. How the evidence garnered from fossils, comparative anatomy and behavior, tissue reconstruction, and our understanding of human growth and development will be used to further understand the nature of the physical and social person. An applied science used in criminology, archaeology, and elsewhere.

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