The Human Skeleton|
Fall 2011 not offered
|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.
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|Course Format: Laboratory||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ANTH)(BIOL)(CES)(ENVS)(SISP-Anth Conc)
White, THE HUMAN SKELETON
plus various reserve readings
|Examination and Assignments: |
Four in-class exams plus a final exam.