ANTH 5641 - Bioarchaeology Methods
Introduction to methods that bioarchaeologists use to learn about people’s lives and deaths from human skeletal remains. Includes reading bioarchaeological and forensic case studies and research articles, and applying this knowledge to investigate cases in the University’s forensic collection. By the end of the course, students are able to analyze a skeleton for demographic characteristics, paleopathology, trauma, and other cultural identifiers. They are additionally able to read and interpret bioarchaeological articles and critique the methods, interpretations, and conclusions.
Credit Hours: (3)
Most Recently Offered (Day): Spring 2021
Most Recently Offered (Evening): Course has not been offered at this time in the past 3 years
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