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FORS 4442. Intro to Forensic Anthropology. 4 Hours.

Students are equipped with the methodologies and applications of forensic anthropology. The course includes extensive hands-on exercises working with the human skeletal system. Students learn and apply the methods used in building the human biological profile, which includes the determination of sex, age, ancestry, and stature based on skeletal features. Students learn the biomechanics of bone and identify skeletal pathologies and/or trauma.
Prerequisite: FORS 3420.