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.
||Gen Ed Area Dept:
|Course Format: Lecture||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
White, Black and Folkens, HUMAN OSTEOLOGY (3rd ed.)
additional readings will be posted on Moodle
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Three in-class exams, two labs, final exam.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
On several days, classes will meet in SCIE351 instead of the assigned classroom for hands on work with skeletal material. Those days will be indicated on the syllabus.
|Instructor(s): Charles,Douglas K. Times: ...W.F. 01:10PM-02:30PM; ..T.... 07:00PM-09:00PM; Location: SCIE113; SCIE351; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 18||SR major: 2||JR major: 2|| || |
|Seats Available: 1||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 7||JR non-major: 7||SO: 0||FR: X|
|Drop/Add Enrollment Requests|
|Total Submitted Requests: 2||1st Ranked: 2||2nd Ranked: 0||3rd Ranked: 0||4th Ranked: 0||Unranked: 0|