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.
Course number is ANTH 441. 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.