2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    
    Dec 05, 2021  
2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog
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ANTH& 236 Forensic Anthropology (5 credits)



Distribution Area Fulfilled Natural Sciences with Lab; General Transfer Elective
Formerly ANTHR 215 - CCN

Course Description
A course designed to familiarize students with the forensic analysis of human remains. Theoretical and hands-on analyses of human remains within a medicolegal context.

Student Outcomes
1. Successfully identify the bones and teeth of the human skeleton.
2. Explain taphonomic indicators.
3. Demonstrate proper procedures for the recovery of human remains.
4. Describe the techniques and tools utilized in the analyses of human remains.
5. Apply forensic techniques in the identification and interpretation of human remains.
6. Interpret and describe pathology and trauma on decedent.
7. Integrate an ethical approach and cultural respect when conducting forensic analyses.



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