Description
FORENSIC ANTHROPOLOGY
3 Undergraduate Credits
This course will introduce students to anthropology and human osteology as they apply to forensic problems. The course focuses on the human skeleton and will teach the student how to identify human bones and teeth; taphonomy, formulating a biological profile which consists of an individual's age at death, ancestry, sex, height, trauma, and identity. Students will be provided with scenarios in determining the cause and manner of death, archaeological recovery of remains, and evidence handling. Students will also receive instruction in osteometrics, non-metric skeletal traits and variants, bone biomechanics and interpreting x-rays. Prerequisites: CRJU 325 & BIOL 101
Details
Grading Basis
Graded
Units
3
Component
Lecture - Required
Offering
Course
CRJU 332
Academic Group
College of Beh and Social Scie
Academic Organization
Criminal Justice
Campus
Coppin State University
Enrollment Requirements
Prereq: CRJU 325 & BIOL 101