May 24, 2022  
College Catalog 2022-2023 
    
College Catalog 2022-2023

ANTH 240 - Human Osteology and Paleopathology


The study of the human skeletal system is basic to the disciplines of biological anthropology, forensic science, medicine and even archaeology. This class will examine the fundamentals of osteology. It will also explore numerous pathological conditions associated with both infectious and non-infectious diseases in addition to those caused by traumatic events. Students will learn to identify and analyze human bone and pathological conditions of the skeleton to aid in the reconstruction of life histories from human remains. Prerequisite(s): One of the following: ANTH 101 ANTH 112 ANTH 115 ANTH 223 BIOL 112 BIOL 190 , or BIOL 200 . (4 Credits)