ANT 422 - Human Osteology

The identification and analysis of the human skeleton, focusing on functional anatomy. Students acquire proficiency in the names and landmarks of all the bones in the skeleton, along with details of the musculoskeletal system and bone growth and biology. Methods taught include the determination of age and sex, biological affinity, stature, and paleopathological conditions. Students receive hands-on experience with skeletal material in a laboratory setting.

Prerequisite(s): ANT 102 or ANT 322.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2016