Jul 21, 2024  
2024-2025 CNM Catalog, Volume 56 
2024-2025 CNM Catalog, Volume 56

ANTH 2130 - Introduction to Forensic Anthropology

3 credit hour(s)
Recommended: ANTH 1135 *
This course will introduce you to the field of forensic anthropology, its main concepts, and their application in the broader medico legal system. This will include discussion of the structure of the medico legal system, the organizational hierarchy of death investigation, the role and ethical responsibilities of the forensic anthropologist, an introduction to the information that is provided by anthropological analysis and the methods used to obtain this information, the importance of the chain of evidence, the role of expert testimony, the importance of research, and the steps of designing effective research projects.


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Theory Hours: 45