Human Osteology and Odontology

OPEN TO DEPARTMENT MAJORS ONLY. ALL OTHER STUDENTS REQUIRE PERMISSION OF THE INSTRUCTOR.

An in-depth survey of the various ways in which biological anthropologists employ human osteology, the study of bones and the skeleton. In addition to presenting a detailed review of the anatomy of the human skeleton and its associated musculature, examines a series of thematic issues and topics that emphasize the multidisciplinary nature of the study of skeletal morphology. Topics include bone biology and development, comparative osteology, biomechanics, bioarchaeology, forensic anthropology, and taphonomy.

Course Information

ANTH-GA1516

Graduate

4 Points

Term Section Instructor Schedule Location

Fall 2017

1
Susan C Anton
T: 2:00 PM - 4:45 PM 25WV 706
1
Emma Ayres Kozitzky
T: 2:00 PM - 4:45 PM 25WV 706