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


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