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Forensic Anthropology Field School 2018
Featuring basic human skeletal anatomy and introduction to the skeletal biological profile, teamwork in field survey techniques, clandestine burial location and excavation, and laboratory preparation of skeletal tissue.
Check your summer listings, it is planned for Summer A! Please contact me if you have questions. Non-UND students are welcome, please contact the Registrar's Office for instructions on how and how much to register for this 6 credit course. Basic cost information can be found here. There are no additional fees, but there are additional costs for a textbook and supplies.
2017 Summer A May 14-June 22 2018
About the Field School
ANTH 441 Forensic Anthropology Field School is a 6 week course providing practical experience in field and analytical techniques relevant to both forensic anthropology and its parent field physical anthropology. Students will be active in the following pursuits:
- Field survey of outdoor death scene
- Burial location and excavation
- Manual (non-digital) mapping and scene recording
- Laboratory preparation of skeletal remains
- Basic knowledge of human skeletal anatomy
No previous anatomy or anthropology experience is required, but you must be able to abide decomposing animal tissue, human skeletal material, and be physically able to participate in outdoor excavation and indoor laboratory activities.