2011-12 Student Catalog 
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2011-12 Student Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANT 230 - Forensic Anthropology

3 Cr.

This course will introduce the student to the forensic applications of anthropology and human biology. Students will learn the essentials of human osteology and the effects of disease and trauma on the human skeleton. Topics will also include estimation of age, sex, race and stature reconstruction from skeletal materials. Short topics will also include DNA identification and applications of blood typing and serology to criminal investigations and legal proceedings. Emphasis will be placed throughout on the applications of forensic anthropology to criminal investigations, human identification and the operation of the criminal justice system. Meets SUNY General Education requirement for Natural Sciences (NS)

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