The Human Skeleton|
Fall 2020 not offered
|Course Cluster and Certificates: 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.
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|Course Format: Lecture||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ANTH)(BIOL)(ENVS-MN)(ENVS)(SISP-Anth Conc)
White, Black and Folkens, HUMAN OSTEOLOGY, 3RD EDITION
additional reading available on Moodle
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Four in-class exams plus a final exam.
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