The Human Skeleton|
|Certificates: Environmental Studies|
This course is a general introduction to a range of osteological topics including basic anatomy, evolution of bipedalism, mechanical properties of bone, histology, functional and comparative anatomy, growth and development, age and sex determination, paleodemography, paleopathology, dietary reconstruction, assessment of biological relatedness, and forensics. The course will be divided between lectures on the preceding topics and hands-on learning of skeletal anatomy using specimens from the archaeology and anthropology collections.
Course will introduce the bases for anthropological inferences from the skeleton as they apply to human evolution, archaeology, forensics, etc.
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|Course Format: Laboratory||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ANTH)(BIOL)(ENVS-MN)(ENVS)(SISP-Anth Conc)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Bowden and Bowden, AN ILLUSTRATED ATLAS OF THE SKELETAL MUSCLES (3rd ed)
White and Folkins, THE HUMAN BONE MANUAL
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Four in-class exams, final exam.
|Instructor(s): Charles,Douglas K. Times: ..T.R.. 01:10PM-02:30PM; Location: SCIE351; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 18||SR major: 4||JR major: 4|| || |
|Seats Available: -3||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 4||JR non-major: 4||SO: 2||FR: X|
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