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ANTH 662 - Human Osteology

(4 units)
Utilization of physical anthropological methods of bone analysis applied to the identification of human and non-human skeletal remains.

Units of Lecture: 3
Units of Laboratory/Studio: 1
Offered: Every Fall - Even Years
Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course:
1. Students will be able to apply the scientific method to the study of the human skeleton.
2. Students will be able to accurately identify and side human remains from complete to fragmentary bones.
3. Students will be able to recognize the diversity of research questions that can be pursued using the human skeleton.
4. Students will be able to explain how bone is formed, maintained, and develops over time.
5. Students will be able to discuss the complexity of the human skeleton and its adaptive and plastic responses.
6. Students will be able to apply ethical behavior when working with human remains.
7. Graduate students: Students will be able to identify skeletal landmarks, to include foramina, muscle attachment sites, condyles, etc.
8. Graduate students: Students will be able to demonstrate through course discussion, labs, and a research paper advanced knowledge of skeletal biology and anatomy.


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